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Ms. Martha Dowd Dalrymple and Chancellor Dan Jones unveil the Arch Dalrymple III Department of History plaque at a dedication ceremony. Photo by Robert Jordan/Ole Miss Communications

UM History Department Named for Arch Dalrymple III

OXFORD, Miss. – The late Arch Dalrymple III would likely have become a history professor, except that his father's untimely death kept the young Read the story …

Grace Myers, a senior anthropology major from Austin, Texas, gives a presentation to a school group attending Behind the Big House tour at the Hugh Craft House in Holly Springs.

UM Students Dig For Clues about Slaves’ Daily Lives

HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. – University of Mississippi anthropology students are digging at a historical home in Holly Springs to get a glimpse into the Read the story …

The iconic Double Decker buses will be around Oxford during the festival.

What You Should Know for Double Decker Weekend

It's that time of year! The Double Decker Arts Festival will bring our little Oxford town to life this weekend for the 20th year, with more than 100 Read the story …

Brook and Pam Smith of Louisville, Kentucky, flank their friend Emeril Lagasse – well-known chef, restaurateur and author – all passionate food advocates. The Smiths have contributed major support to the Southern Foodways Alliance in the UM Center for the Study of Southern Culture to create the Smith Symposium Fellows program. Photo courtesy Steve Freeman.

Generous Gift Supports Southern Foodways Alliance

OXFORD, Miss. – Drawing on academics, chefs, artisans, farmers, journalists, writers, food enthusiasts and more, the Southern Foodways Alliance at Read the story …

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WTVA: Former UM Artist-in-Residence Passes Away

HICKORY, NC (WTVA) -- Actor and founding member of Read the story …

HRC Blog: HRC President Chad Griffin and Dustin Lance Black Travel to Mississippi

On Tuesday October 14, Chad Griffin, HRC’s Read the story …