Helping Small Businesses Protect Their Data and Operations

Small Business Development Center establishes a cybersecurity program at MSU

OXFORD, Miss. – Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses have had to increasingly rely on digital methods to store information, communicate with employees and conduct their work. Whether this means more reliance on computers at the office or at home, a side-effect is that businesses have opened themselves to countless new security risks, as evidencedRead the story …

Applied Sciences Faculty Member Named Faculty Senate Chair

Daniel Durkin begins his tenure this summer

OXFORD, Miss. – Daniel Durkin, an associate professor of social work at the University of Mississippi, has been named chair of the Faculty Senate for the upcoming three-year term. The Faculty Senate makes recommendations to the chancellor, provost and Council of Academic Administrators on policies affecting the university and provides guidance on such matters whenRead the story …

UM Teams with Area College to Simplify Degree Completion

Northeast and Ole Miss launch Path4 program to streamline college experience

BOONEVILLE, Miss. – Northeast Mississippi Community College and the University of Mississippi have launched a joint program to provide seamless four-year college experiences for Northeast Mississippi residents looking to complete their college educations and move into rewarding careers, all while staying close to home. The Path4 initiative, announced in May, was developed by UM andRead the story …

Pharmacy School Dean Receives Distinguished Service Award

David D. Allen recognized for contributions to the biological sciences

OXFORD, Miss. – David D. Allen, dean of the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, has been named recipient of the George R. Spratto Distinguished Service Award, honoring his vision, service and contributions to the biological sciences and pharmacy education. The award is presented by the Biological Sciences Section of the American Association of CollegesRead the story …

Khayat Lecture Series Announced

Beginning this fall, students and community to hear from renowned speakers

OXFORD, Miss – Inspirational ideas, fresh perspectives and unique insights will be shared with University of Mississippi students and the larger community as a result of the new Robert C. Khayat Lecture Series, which the Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy launches this fall. By bringing renowned cross-cultural leaders, entrepreneurs and philanthropists to the OxfordRead the story …

Summer Sunset Series Returns to the Grove

Bring your lawn chairs and picnics every Sunday in June

OXFORD, Miss. – Live music is back! After more than a year of canceled events, bands will return to the Grove stage for the annual Summer Sunset Series on Sunday afternoons throughout June. The series, which is free and open to the public at the University of Mississippi, is a communitywide event made possible throughRead the story …

Enriching Educational Experience

CoStar real estate software gift provides students with professional insights

OXFORD, Miss. – Real estate students at the University of Mississippi have access to information available only to industry professionals, thanks to a gift from the CoStar Group, a leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the technology company has donated 50 licenses to the School ofRead the story …

Donna Strum Named Interim Dean of School of Pharmacy

Associate provost will assume role starting July 1

OXFORD, Miss. – Donna Strum, associate provost and professor of pharmacy administration at the University of Mississippi, will serve as interim dean of the School of Pharmacy and executive director of the Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, effective July 1. Strum steps in for Dean David D. Allen, who has been named president of theRead the story …

Ralph Eubanks Receives Harvard Radcliffe Honor

UM professor and author plans to use fellowship to write a book examining the Delta

OXFORD, Miss. – Walking your dog can be a routine event, or it could be the exact time someone calls your cellphone from a prestigious university sharing the exciting news that you’ve been named a 2021 fellow at the Harvard Radcliffe Institute. W. Ralph Eubanks, who received word he is the Carl and Lily PforzheimerRead the story …

Small Business Development Center Opens Gulf Coast Resource Center

New resource available to assist business owners in historic Gulfport Building

GULFPORT, Miss. – Officials from the Mississippi Small Business Development Center, headquartered at the University of Mississippi, celebrated the opening of the Gulf Coast Business Resource Center on Thursday (May 20) in downtown Gulfport. Sponsored by Hancock Whitney, the Gulf Coast Business Resource Center is on the eighth floor of the historic Gulfport Building atRead the story …