Business Students Learn Private Label Manufacturing in the Windy City

Retail association's gathering provided experiential learning for many U.S. students

OXFORD, Miss. – Three University of Mississippi business students were among 62 undergraduates from 16 colleges and universities chosen to participate in the Private Label Manufacturers Association‘s third annual University Outreach program. The meeting, held Nov. 15-19 at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago, was in conjunction with PLMA’s annual trade show. The program provided students withRead the story …

Music Professor Part of Grammy-Nominated Vocal Group

Award-winning choir Conspirare just received ninth nomination

OXFORD, Miss. – Jos Milton keeps a full schedule at the University of Mississippi Department of Music, including teaching classes and voice and giving private lessons, all while maintaining his own performance schedule as an acclaimed tenor. It’s that last one that recently got the associate professor of music nominated for a Grammy Award. OneRead the story …

Embry Memorial Scholarship 2019 Recipient Named

Freshman Ethan Edmondson carries on Rebel's legacy

OXFORD, Miss. – Ethan Edmondson, a University of Mississippi freshman from Vardaman, is the 2019 recipient of the Joey Embry Memorial Scholarship, expanding the legacy of a beloved student and football player. Joey Embry was actively involved on the Oxford campus and was dedicated to his academic pursuits. He excelled academically, making both the UMAARead the story …

Walk of Fame to Honor Ford Center Supporters

Generous gift made to UM performing arts center's campaign

OXFORD, Miss. – A new Walk of Fame for supporters of the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts provides a path to the successful conclusion of the Celebrating the Arts campaign, funding a $3 million endowment for the University of Mississippi facility. “The magnificent Ford Center reflects our commitment to the cultural artsRead the story …

Mechanical Engineering Alumnus Races Hot Rods, Sets Records

Jeffrey Ferguson uses skills to chase lifelong passion for speed

OXFORD, Miss. – As part of the Buckwheat Racing Team, University of Mississippi mechanical engineering alumnus Jeffrey Ferguson helped set a land speed record of 300 mph at the 62nd Bonneville Salt Flats Speed Week in 2010. He and partner George “Bucky” Gallimore immediately set a goal to one day return and break another record. Ferguson andRead the story …

Campaign Aims to Give Student Veterans New Campus Home

Ignite Ole Miss effort seeks funds for renovations, furnishings and supplies

OXFORD, Miss. – A new online fundraising campaign launched by the University of Mississippi intends to welcome student veterans to new headquarters in the George Street House in the heart of campus. The university earlier announced that both the Office of Veteran and Military Services and the Veterans Resource Center would move into one buildingRead the story …

Service in Action Benefits Fellow Students

Maddie Marine follows gift with volunteer work at Magee Center

OXFORD, Miss. – With a gift of $25,000 and lots of volunteer effort for the new William Magee Center for Wellness Education, a senior psychology major embodies the citizen-scholar model of service encouraged across the campuses of the University of Mississippi. “I became interested in donating to the Magee Center because my brother has hadRead the story …

Testamentary Gift to Benefit Student-Athletes

Anonymous donors provide support to help Rebels balance academics with demands of training

OXFORD, Miss. – By the time most University of Mississippi students are eating breakfast, many Ole Miss student-athletes have already put in a couple hours of training. “We were required to be up at 5 a.m. for a run or for weight training every day,” said UM alumna Kie Purdom, a former golf team member.Read the story …

UM Holiday Concert Slated for Dec. 5

Crowd favorite returns to the Ford Center

OXFORD, Miss. – For anyone with a busy schedule wondering how to get in the holiday spirit, the University of Mississippi Department of Music offers its 2019 Holiday Concert. This popular Oxford holiday event is set for 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts. This year’s Holiday ConcertRead the story …

Next ‘First Tuesdays’ Performance Features Flutist on Dec. 3

Lunchtime music series in Bryant Hall continues with Nave Graham

OXFORD, Miss. – The next performance in the First Tuesdays in Bryant Hall Noontime Music Series features flutist and new University of Mississippi instructor of music Nave Graham on Dec. 3. Graham will play three pieces for flute and electronics. One of the pieces is Eve Beglarian’s “I Will Not Be Sad in This World”Read the story …