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 …

General Engineering Major Also Happens to Be Ole Miss’ Quarterback

John Rhys Plumlee in running for SEC Freshman of the Year

The School of Engineering can claim dual-threat Ole Miss Rebels quarterback John Rhys Plumlee as one of its own. The freshman from Hattiesburg is pursuing a Bachelor of Engineering degree. In seven starts and one relief appearance as of Nov. 17, Plumlee had rushed for 789 yards and 11 touchdowns. He ran for 212 yardsRead the story …

Still Going Strong after 50 Years of Employment

As longest-serving employee ever, Kathy Tidwell rises through ranks during a half-century at Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. – Kathy Tidwell started working at the University of Mississippi a few months before man first walked on the moon. This year marks Tidwell’s 50th year at Ole Miss, making her the longest-serving employee in university history. She officially started in January 1969, and while she could have retired many years ago, theRead the story …

Two Students’ Work among Best at National Journalism Competition

Madison Scarpino, Ariel Cobbert win Mark of Excellence awards from Society of Professional Journalists

OXFORD, Miss. – A student and a recent graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media were recognized nationally for their 2018 work by the Society of Professional Journalists. Madison Scarpino, a junior broadcast journalism student from Tampa, Florida, won her award in the television breaking news category. Scarpino’s entry wasRead the story …

Students Experience Study Abroad Trip to Paris

Nineteenth-century French art and civilization focus of two-week excursion

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi students and two faculty members experienced a dream trip in January, traveling on a winter intersession study abroad trip to Paris for two weeks to learn about 19th-century French art and civilization.  The students earned up to three credit hours of art history or French language toward their degrees.Read the story …