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UM students (from far left) Janae Owens and Taiesha Gambrel introduce
Hands of H.O.P.E. Program participants to Albert Nylander (far right),
director of the McLean Institute. (Submitted photo)

McLean Institute Gives Youth Hands of H.O.P.E.

OXFORD, Miss. – Eighteen youth in Quitman County are working to better themselves and their community, thanks to a University of Mississippi summer Read the story …

University of Mississippi Professor of Biology Glenn Parsons is researching ways to reduce shark deaths from accidental catches.

UM Biology Professor Aims to Reduce Shark Deaths

OXFORD, Miss. – Fishermen unintentionally catch millions of sharks each year, and many don't survive the physical stress of being reeled in, but Read the story …

A museum visitor takes advantage of First Friday Free Sketch at the UM Museum. The next sketch opportunity is Friday, July 1. Photo by Robert Jordan/Ole Miss Communications

Visit the UM Museum This Week for First Friday Free Sketch

Visitors to the University of Mississippi Museum have an opportunity to create and take home their own masterpiece souvenir this summer during First Read the story …

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 …

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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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