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UM McLean Institute and Department of Political Science collaborate to take fifth-grade students from Charleston Middle School on a field trip to the Capitol in Jackson during the legislative session.

Kids in the Capitol Program Gives Fifth-Graders a Look at Government

OXFORD, Miss. – Dozens of middle school students have gotten a close-up look at their state government in action this spring, thanks to the Kids in Read the story …

The SPJ Regional conference was held April 16 in New Orleans. Attendees pictured left to right are Jason Cain, SPJ chapter adviser and Daily Mississippian staff members Cameron Brooks, Lana Ferguson, Logan Kirkland, Jake Thrasher and Clara Turnage. Photo courtesy of the Meek School of Journalism and New Media.

UM Students Win 12 First-Place Awards at SPJ Conference

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi students won 22 awards at the recent Society of Professional Journalists Region 12 Mark of Excellence Read the story …

Yasmin Ali Photo by Thomas Graning/Ole Miss Communications

DeSoto Campus Students Honored with Taylor Medals

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. – Two seniors at the University of Mississippi at DeSoto Center-Southaven have been awarded the Marcus Taylor Memorial Medal. Read the story …

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UM Professor Hopes To Revolutionize Alloy Development

OXFORD, Miss. – Discovering, developing and commercializing alloys and other advanced materials can take up to 20 years, but a University of Read the story …

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Pictured (left to right): Martin Rudd, Chair of the ACS Committee on Local Section Activities; Jason Ritchie (UM Chemistry), John Wiginton (UM Chemistry), Ed Movitz (UM Health and Safety), Donna Nelson, President of the ACS

UM Section of American Chemical Society Honored for Book Club Program

The University of Mississippi’s local section of the American Chemical Society has been awarded the 2015 ChemLuminary Award for its Common Reading Experience program. The award, for “Best Activity or Program in a Local Section Stimulating Membership Involvement,” honors the Ole Miss section’s dedication to member development and outreach through book club activities. More thanRead the story …

The inaugural LOU Pride Weekend will be held May 5 to 8.

Isom Center, UM Pride Network Organize Inaugural LOU Pride Weekend

OXFORD, Miss. – The inaugural Lafayette-Oxford-University Pride Weekend is set for May 5-8 throughout the city of Oxford and the University of Mississippi. The event, organized by the Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies, the UM Pride Network and other student groups, is designed to create inclusive and welcoming spaces for the LGBTQRead the story …

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