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Graduate School Expo Set for Feb. 8

Event showcases diverse academic offerings and research opportunities

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi hosts a Graduate School Expo from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday (Feb. 8), giving prospective students an opportunity to check out all that the university has to offer.  The event begins with a welcome session in Bondurant Hall, Room 204C. It will give attendees a chance toRead the story …

Annette Kluck Named New Dean of Graduate School

Auburn University assistant provost to oversee university's graduate programs

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi has hired Annette Kluck as dean of the university’s Graduate School following a nationwide search. Kluck, who has 12 years of experience in graduate education, comes to UM from Auburn University, where she most recently served as assistant provost for women’s initiatives in the Office of Inclusion and Diversity, andRead the story …

Anchorage to Oxford: Student Travels 4,500 Miles for Graduate School

Son, father drive eight days to begin Ole Miss IMC program

OXFORD, Miss. – Chris Lawrence and his father spent eight days on the road from Anchorage, Alaska, to Oxford, going through a CD case full of classic rock, telling stories and taking in diverse landscapes on a 4,500-mile adventure to start a new journey as a graduate student at the University of Mississippi. At theRead the story …

Pharmacy Professor Becomes Graduate School Associate Dean

Robert Doerksen is former director of medicinal chemistry graduate program

OXFORD, Miss – Robert Doerksen, associate professor of medicinal chemistry, is the new associate dean of the University of Mississippi Graduate School. As of Monday (Dec. 11), he will manage the Office of the Graduate School and assist with expanding graduate education initiatives. A faculty member in the School of Pharmacy since 2004, Doerksen hasRead the story …

UM Graduate School to Host Expo

Event to showcase more than 100 programs of study

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi Graduate School is preparing for its first-ever expo showcasing the possibilities for graduate education spanning a wide range of programs and UM campuses. The expo is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 15) at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts. Designed to showcaseRead the story …

Internship Helps Political Science Student Prepare for Graduate School

NSF program provided intensive academic atmosphere and research opportunities

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi political science major Jacob Smith was accepted to the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates in Civil Conflict Management and Peace Science this summer at the University of North Texas. Smith, a senior from Corinth, was recommended to the program by his UM mentor, Matt DiGuseppe, assistant professorRead the story …

UM Graduate School Dean Receives NASA Honor

John Z. Kiss to be awarded Outstanding Public Leadership Medal

OXFORD, Miss. – The dean of the University of Mississippi Graduate School is the recipient of NASA’s Outstanding Public Leadership Medal. John Z. Kiss is being awarded the prestigious honor, which recognizes nongovernment employees for notable leadership accomplishments that have significantly influenced the NASA mission. The renowned scientist has worked with NASA for nearly threeRead the story …

Engineering: Three Seniors Accepted into Top Graduate Schools

Johns Hopkins, MIT, Texas welcome UM graduates

Many graduating seniors across the country are eagerly awaiting word from graduate schools regarding admission to their competitive programs, but for three outstanding University of Mississippi School of Engineering students, the wait is over. Charles “CJ” Jenkins and Frances Sullivan-Gonzalez, both of Oxford; and John Stefancik of Pace, Florida, have each been accepted into some of theRead the story …

Kiss Selected Head of Conference of Southern Graduate Schools

UM dean will lead organization focused on promoting programs, monitoring standards

OXFORD, Miss – John Z. Kiss, dean of the University of Mississippi Graduate School, has been elected president of the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools for 2015. He is the 2014 vice president of the organization. “CSGS is an excellent organization providing opportunity for graduate school deans to discuss common problems and solutions of theirRead the story …

WHLT: Kiss named dean of UM graduate school

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