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Dr. Charles Hubbert of Memphis, Tennessee, left, and wife Margaret Hubbert have given a lead gift to support an initiative to build band scholarships at the University of Mississippi. Director of University Bands David Willson, center, recently hosted the couple to hear one of the ensembles practice and then perform a concert.

Donors Help Music and Opportunities Play on for UM Students

OXFORD, Miss. – When Dr. Charles Hubbert joined the band as a University of Mississippi student, a door swung open to exceptional cultural Read the story …

Gertrude C. Ford Foundation board members John Lewis (left), Cheryle Sims and Anthony Papa meet with UM Acting Chancellor Morris Stocks to discuss plans for the university's new science building.

UM Community Encouraged to Attend Friday Event Honoring Ford Foundation

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi will honor Gertrude C. Ford Foundation board members during a Friday (Sept. 4) announcement at 1:30 Read the story …

Theda Perdue

Renowned Scholar of Native American History to Speak at UM

OXFORD, Miss. – Native American history is the topic of this year's Gilder-Jordan Lecture in Southern History at the University of Read the story …

The 2015 Panhellenic Executive Council

UM Panhellenic Council Receives Top Award

OXFORD, Miss. – The National Panhellenic Conference has recognized the University of Mississippi's Panhellenic Council with its College Panhellenic Read the story …

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Get Ready for ASB Kickoff Week 2015

Are you ready? It’s game week here in Oxford, and the University of Mississippi Associated Student Body is hosting a Kickoff Week filled with a variety of fun events you won’t want to miss! Lots of events are scheduled for Tuesday (Sept. 1). Students should stop by the Student Union from 11 a.m. to 1Read the story …

Hurricane Katrina destroyed the Biloxi-Ocean Springs Bridge on U.S. 90. Photo by Michael Newsom.

Working on the Gulf Coast after Katrina a Harrowing Experience

I can still remember the radio reporter saying Hurricane Katrina was going to be more destructive than Hurricane Camille, which generations of south Mississippians had used as the benchmark. Living in north Mississippi for almost my entire life with no experience with coastal storms, I still knew I needed to take cover. On Aug. 28,Read the story …

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