University Partners with MSU to Advance Pharmacy Education

Preferred Admission Program offers students spot in Ole Miss professional program

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy is strengthening its Preferred Admissions Program, as Mississippi State University becomes the fifth in-state college to collaborate with the pharmacy school. The partnership offers admission for first-year MSU students who excel in pre-pharmacy classes and demonstrate a passion for service activities. Students who are partRead the story …

Online MBA Program Ranks Among Top 10 in Nation

School's online degree earns national recognition from U.S. News

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi‘s online Master of Business Administration program has been named as one of the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. The rankings, released today (Jan. 26), place Ole Miss in a five-way tie for No. 7 among public universities and No. 10 overall. UM is tiedRead the story …

Professor Elected to Lead National Rural Sociology Association

Vaunted researcher will put stamp on national organization

OXFORD, Miss. – John Green, a University of Mississippi sociology professor, is the new president-elect of the Rural Sociological Society. Green also serves as the senior research associate with the UM Center for Population Studies and co-director of the university’s minor program in society and health. RSS is a professional social science association that promotesRead the story …

SouthTalks Return for Spring

Community activism is the highlight of the series hosted by UM Southern studies center

OXFORD, Miss. – Community activism is once again the focus of the SouthTalks series presented by the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi. All SouthTalks events, which include lectures, performances, film screenings and panel discussions exploring the interdisciplinary nature of Southern studies, will be virtual, free and accessible onRead the story …

Scholarship Benefits UM Business Students from St. Louis

Riries hope endowment will recruit students and share Ole Miss experience

OXFORD, Miss. – Ask Mike and James Ririe about the University of Mississippi, and a deep affinity for their alma mater will be instantly apparent. The brothers say their student experience at Ole Miss was life-changing, giving them a foundation for long-term professional success. They hope a scholarship their parents established will help recruit otherRead the story …

UM Completes 17th Annual Speaker’s Edge Competition

More than 100 students show off public speaking skills in yearly contest

OXFORD, Miss. – COVID-19 protocols, mask wearing, Zoom etiquette, abuses of remote working and the effects of the global pandemic dominated the 17th annual UM Speaker’s Edge competition held remotely for the first time, Jan. 14-15 at the University of Mississippi. More than 100 graduate students in business, accountancy and law tackled issues ranging fromRead the story …

A Banner Year for a Debut Work of Nonfiction

UM professor's memoir rockets to the top five of New York Times Best Sellers list

OXFORD, Miss. – Aimee Nezhukumatathil, a University of Mississippi English professor and award-winning poet, has been making national news with her bestselling book, “World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments.” This book of illustrated essays – Nezhukumatathil’s first foray into nonfiction – is a paean to the beauties of natureRead the story …

Keeping Ole Miss Basketball Moving Forward

Cantrell gift names Pavilion entrance for alumni and longtime fans

OXFORD, Miss. – To say Tricia Cantrell is passionate about Ole Miss basketball is an understatement at best. The Memphis, Tennessee, native and Oxford resident grew up a Rebel fan inspired by her father, Ralph Ross, who played center for Ole Miss in the Old Gym, now Martindale-Cole Student Services Center. Visit her home andRead the story …

Faculty Team Reimagines Arts Elective Intro to Music

Course redesign emphasizes listening skills, critical thinking for invigorated student experience

OXFORD, Miss. – When Michael Rowlett put together a team of music faculty members at the University of Mississippi to rethink the basic arts elective MUS 103: Introduction to Music, he knew he wanted to find a way to connect the process of learning about music to his students’ experiences. “I’ve been teaching Introduction toRead the story …

Wishing and Hoping and Waiting

Reflections on the arrival of the COVID-19 vaccine

My mother married a man who took stairs two at a time, running up. By the time I knew him, my father looked carefully at the height and depth of each stair to determine whether he could raise his leg high enough to reach the top of the stair and whether his shoe would fitRead the story …