Three Professors Land Fulbright Awards

Faculty members will travel to Spain, Morocco, Romania and Israel for innovative research

OXFORD, Miss. – Three University of Mississippi professors will take their research abroad after receiving 2022-23 Fulbright Scholar awards. Stephen Fafulas, associate professor of modern languages; Kristin Hickman, Croft assistant professor of anthropology and international studies; and Corina L. Petrescu, professor of modern languages, will conduct and share their research abroad through the U.S. FulbrightRead the story …

Campaign Secures $1.2 Billion

Historic Now & Ever Well on its way to success

OXFORD, Miss. – The largest fundraising campaign in the history of Mississippi universities, Now & Ever: The Campaign for Ole Miss, just secured $1.2 billion toward its $1.5 billion goal. Elevating the total is more than $150.6 million in gifts – the second-highest fundraising year on record – during the University of Mississippi‘s 2022 fiscalRead the story …

Haleys Support Accountancy’s New Home

Naming of terrace at school's planned building will honor couple

OXFORD, Miss. – “Connective tissue” is one of the reasons Colleen and Chris Haley, of Jacksonville, Florida, have made a major gift to the new home of the Patterson School of Accountancy at the University of Mississippi. Many of Chris Haley’s family members graduated from Ole Miss, where he also earned Bachelor of Accountancy andRead the story …

Pharmacy Graduate Programs Aim to Increase Diverse Workforce

UM outreach efforts look to expand knowledge about pharmaceutical sciences

OXFORD, Miss. – To raise awareness about the field of pharmaceutical sciences and career pathways among potential students across the region, the Office of Research and Graduate Programs at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy is investing in increased outreach and recruitment efforts. The school’s efforts focus on diverse undergraduate student populations throughout theRead the story …

Exploring Biology Beyond the Classroom

Off-campus courses give students hands-on opportunities in biodiversity locations

OXFORD, Miss. – Biological science students at the University of Mississippi are broadening their horizons by taking classes in the Caribbean, Hawaii and Arizona, taught by professors Brice Noonan, Erik Hom and Jason Hoeksema. “The Department of Biology is fortunate to have a number of off-campus opportunities that allow students to explore such varied topicsRead the story …

Law School Recognized for Student Wellness Program

Judges cite school multidimensional wellness efforts that span 'bodies, minds and souls'

OXFORD, Miss. – It’s no secret that the study and practice of law is difficult and stressful. In a 2021 study, 69% of responding students from 39 law schools reported needing help for emotional or mental health problems within the last year. The same study indicated that a third of students had been diagnosed withRead the story …

Pharmacology Graduate Student Building a Legacy Through Research

Cellas Hayes is first Ole Miss student in 35 years to receive NIH fellowship

OXFORD, Miss. – Cellas Hayes’ journey in science and research began as a college sophomore. “I was simply searching for an on-campus job and research experience to strengthen my medical school application,” said Hayes, a graduate student at the University of Mississippi. It was through this job search that he met Nicole Ashpole, associate professorRead the story …

Delta Forum Brings Local Partners Together to Discuss Opportunities

Strategies to boost public health, local agriculture and community partnerships were among the issues discussed at the Delta Regional Forum, sponsored recently by the University of Mississippi Center for Population Studies and the Delta Directions Consortium. Some 100 participants gathered June 23 at the Coahoma County Higher Educational Center in Clarksdale for the Delta RegionalRead the story …

Empowering Students to Change the World

Richardson gift supports first-gen Mississippi Delta students

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi alumnus William M. Richardson III knows that access to financial support can make all the difference in the lives of first-generation college students. “I recognize there are many students who may not have financial support but could do amazing things in the world if only they are given theRead the story …

Pharmacy Administration Professor Named Distinguished Cotton Lecturer

Marie Barnard hopes to use appointment to further her work on community well-being

OXFORD, Miss. – Marie Barnard, an associate professor of pharmacy administration with the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, has been named as the Distinguished Cotton Lecturer in Pharmacy Administration. The lectureship is supported by the Winfield and Rachel Cotton Lectureship in Pharmacy Administration Endowment. The appointment is intended to honor and reward a facultyRead the story …