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Next week’s LOU Fourth of July Community Celebration begins Friday. Photo by Robert Jordan/Ole Miss Communications

Fourth of July Community Celebration Begins Friday

OXFORD, Miss. – The Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the city of Oxford, Lafayette County and the University of Read the story …

2016 UM Writing Project Fellows include (FRONT L to R): Mary Coker of Blue Springs, Paige Whitten of Batesville, Amanda Moore of Baldwyn, Gennella Graham of Corinth, Wendy Sharp of Olive Branch, Kerri Case of Oxford, Kim Bridges of Olive Branch and Lauren Stanford of New Albany. (MIDDLE L to R) Leigh Anne Eaton of Nettleton, Jessica Easley of Vardaman, Katelyn Sappington and Brandi Coope both of New Albany, Devan Tate of Booneville and UM Writing Project Director Ellen Shelton of Oxford. (BACK L to R) Tamara Warhol of Oxford, Josh Green of Hernando, Jamie Glenn of Guntown and Megan Garner of Tupelo.

UM Writing Program Aids Teachers and Students in Rural Districts

OXFORD, Miss. – For three years, the University of Mississippi's site of the National Writing Project program has invested in teachers and young Read the story …

The J.D. Williams Library features a new exhibit available to the public in their Department of Archives and Special Collections. Photo by Robert Jordan/Ole Miss Communications

J.D. Williams Library Offers New Archive Exhibit

OXFORD, Miss. – An untitled play by William Faulkner, a Civil War soldier's diary and  promotional materials for several famed blues artists are Read the story …

Marjorie and Frank Peddle

Peddle Gift Supports Women’s Council Scholarships

OXFORD, Miss. – Marjorie Peddle's daughters describe their mother as a woman of grace whose intense love for the University of Mississippi was 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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