Isom Center Names 2022-23 Fellows

Fellowship emphasizes interdisciplinary research in gender and sexuality

OXFORD, Miss. – The Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies has awarded fellowships to six University of Mississippi faculty members for their academic research related to gender and sexuality. Susan Pedigo, Lauren Bone Noble, Ari Friedlander, LaToya Faulk, Alexandra Lindgren-Gibson and D’Andre Walker are this year’s Isom fellows. “The fellows this year had such interestingRead the story …

NSF Fellowships Give Students Means to Aim Big with Their Research

Students recognized with graduate research fellowships, honorable mention

OXFORD, Miss. – Three University of Mississippi students have been selected to receive prestigious National Science Foundation fellowships through the foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program. MyKayla Williamson, a senior anthropology major; Austin Wallace, a senior chemistry major; and Benjamin Savino, a graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in engineering science, are the three students. Athena Flint, aRead the story …

University Supports Staff Members’ Creativity with New Residency

Application deadline is May 23

University of Mississippi staff members on the Oxford campus may apply for Staff Creative Residencies, one-week opportunities to work on individual creative projects. The initiative, conceived by the Mississippi Lab and funded by the Office of the Provost, supports projects such as painting, photography, woodworking, writing, video game design, music composition, quilting and more. “JustRead the story …

Administrator Recognized for Unique Approach to Equity and Inclusion

Yashwant Prakash Vyas puts theory into action

OXFORD, Miss. – When Yashwant Prakash Vyas talks about access, equity and inclusion, he uses the language of policy and systems because he knows a concerted strategic effort makes room for more students to further their education. Vyas is director of diversity education and strategic initiatives in the University of Mississippi‘s Division of Diversity andRead the story …

Biomedical Engineering Professor Researches Causes Behind Heart Disease

Nikki Reinemann receives three-year grant from American Heart Association to pursue groundbreaking work

Nikki Reinemann, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Mississippi, has received a prestigious three-year grant from the American Heart Association for her research into the underlying causes of heart disease. Reinemann is hoping that her work may help physicians better understand the origins of heart disease, the nation’s No. 1 cause ofRead the story …

Ole Miss Engineering Launches Industry Affiliates Program

School establishes strategic relationships with five industry partners to shape future workforce and research aspirations

Ole Miss Engineering recognizes the importance of strategic relationships with industry. That’s why it has launched its Industry Affiliates Program. The school and each industry partner find mutually beneficial outcomes – from on-campus awareness and student recruitment to research opportunities and economic empowerment. “Throughout my career, I’ve learned that university-industry partnerships are critical in ever-changingRead the story …

Geologists Investigate Geological History of Nation’s Capital

Researchers from MMRI gather data for fault history, risks

No one foresaw the 2011 earthquake that shook Washington, D.C., but better maps of the structural geological history of the area will help seismologists understand the potential risks. Researchers and graduate students from the University of Mississippi’s Mississippi Mineral Resources Institute recently spent two weeks in the nation’s capital studying the Adams Mill fault to determine ifRead the story …

COVID-19 Resources

The university has established a dedicated phone line: 662-915-3600 to assist the UM community with questions related to COVID-19’s impact on campus, as well as a website: olemiss.edu/coronavirus. Additionally, the university has launched an email digest of news and information to keep plugged into updates related to campus life. If you want to opt in toRead the story …

Influential Life of Henry Brevard Celebrated

Engineering school colleagues fondly recall alumnus's continuing impact

OXFORD, Miss. – The recent passing of Henry C. Brevard at the age of 98 marked the end of the distinguished and productive life of one of the University of Mississippi School of Engineering’s most celebrated and generous alumni. Thus far, more than 600 students since the 1991-92 school year have been able to pursueRead the story …

Message from the Dean

Dear Ole Miss Engineering community,   Coronavirus, COVID-19, unprecedented times, uncharted territory, pandemic, social distancing, flatten the curve, course conversion, Zoom meetings …  These words and phrases are now forever ingrained in our vocabulary.   The recent, widespread disruptions, and those yet to occur, have undoubtedly affected our lives, and perhaps done so permanently. As engineers andRead the story …