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Alumni and Friends Urged to be Ole Miss True

OXFORD, Miss. – Each year, the University of Mississippi reaches new levels of academic achievement, further establishing Ole Miss as one of Read the story …

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Eleven UM Researchers Awarded Competitive Internal Grants

OXFORD, Miss. – The research projects of 11 University of Mississippi faculty members were funded recently, thanks to a competitive internal grants Read the story …

A UM physicist and graduate student making sure that the Laser Inferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) equipment is working properly.

Gravitational Waves Topic for February Science Cafe

OXFORD, Miss. – Gravitational waves and the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory experiments are the topic for the monthly Science Read the story …

Members of the University of Mississippi LIGO Team include (from left) Camillo Cocchieri, visiting scholar; Mohammad Afrough, graduate student; Marco Cavaglia associate professor of of physics and astronomy; Katherine Dooley, assistant professor of physics and astronomy; Jared Wofford, undergraduate researcher; and Hunter Gabbard, undergraduate research assistant. Photo by Robert Jordan/Ole Miss Communications.

Gravitational Waves Detected 100 Years After Einstein’s Prediction

OXFORD, Miss. – For the first time, scientists have observed ripples in the fabric of space-time called gravitational waves, arriving at the earth Read the story …

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Trio ConcertDance with Alessandra Ferri, Herman Cornejo and Bruce Levingston

Ford Center, UM Theatre Offer Variety of Performances for Spring

The spring semester bring numerous theatrical performances to the University of Mississippi, at both the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts and the Ole Miss Department of Theatre Arts. Tickets for all theatrical events can be purchased at the UM Box Office in the Ole Miss Student Union or online at or Here’s aRead the story …


UM Professor’s TEDx Talk is a Hit

“Imagine worldwide how a trove of hundreds of thousands of previously unknown texts could radically transform our knowledge of the past,” said University of Mississippi professor Gregory Heyworth during a recent TED Talk filmed on campus. “Imagine what unknown classics we would discover, which would rewrite the canons of literature, history, philosophy, music or, moreRead the story …

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