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UM Professor Awarded Prestigious Princeton Fellowship

OXFORD, Miss. – A University of Mississippi professor of history and African-American studies has been awarded a Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Read the story …

UM Pharmacy Student Awarded Phi Kappa Phi Scholarship

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi pharmacy student Meghan Wagner has been named a 2016 fellow of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, which Read the story …


UM Museum to Host Olympic-Themed Family Activity Day

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi Museum hosts its first Family Activity Day of the summer on Saturday (July 23) with a fun-filled Read the story …


UM Named to ‘Great Colleges to Work For’ Honor Roll

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi continues to build on its list of achievements, receiving recognition in The Chronicle of Higher Read the story …

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Miss University Carol Coker will compete for the Miss Mississippi crown this week in Vicksburg. 
Photo by Kevin Bain/Ole Miss Communications

Miss University Among 11 Ole Miss Students Vying for Miss Mississippi

By the end of this week, someone new will hold the title of Miss Mississippi, and there’s a 25 percent chance it will be an Ole Miss student. The 2016 Miss Mississippi pageant begins Wednesday (June 22) with preliminary rounds, and the excitement culminates at 8 p.m. Saturday as the top 10 compete for theRead the story …

Children participate in a swimming lesson at the Turner Center Pool.

Join Ole Miss Campus Recreation for the World’s Largest Swim Lesson

Ole Miss Campus Recreation invites all children and their families to participate in the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday (June 24) at the Turner Center swimming pool. The free event is part of a worldwide effort to promote swimming safety and the importance of swim lessons, said Mark Garneau, UniversityRead the story …

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