Student Pursues Passion in Critical Care Nursing

Kaylee Hillhouse completes degrees in allied health studies and nursing to follow her dreams

OXFORD, Miss. – Kaylee Hillhouse, of Pontotoc knew that she wanted her career to make a difference in the lives of others. She also really likes puzzles. “I like working the steps and figuring out how each piece fits together,” Hillhouse said. “The feeling you get at the end when you know you’ve searched andRead the story …

IMC Professor Honored for Study of Vaccine Discourse on Social Media

Amanda Bradshaw examined advertising and discussions in early months of COVID-19 pandemic

OXFORD, Miss. – A University of Mississippi assistant professor of integrated marketing communications has earned an honorable mention in the Nafziger-White-Salwen Dissertation Award juried competition. Amanda Bradshaw’s three-part dissertation examined vaccine-related social media advertising and organic vaccine discourse on social media in the early months of COVID-19, from March to May 2020. “Notably, the WorldRead the story …

Astronomy: Prospect of Lunar Mining Raises Questions of Space Resource Management

Lunar mining falls into gray area of international law, but talks are underway to avoid conflict By Michelle Hanlon It’s been 50 years since humans last visited the Moon, and even robotic missions have been few and far between. But the Earth’s only natural satellite is about to get crowded. At least six countries andRead the story …

Pfizer Leader Slated for Pharmacy School’s Waller Lecture

John D. Ludwig to share how pharmaceutical company developed its COVID-19 vaccine

OXFORD, Miss. – John D. Ludwig, senior vice president for medicinal sciences at Pfizer Inc., is set to deliver the 2022 Coy W. Waller Distinguished Lecture at the University of Mississippi. The Sept. 16 lecture, “The COVID-19 Vaccine Development Story,” will detail the work that went into bringing the lifesaving vaccine to the public. TheRead the story …

UM Ranked in Top 100 by U.S. News & World Report

Ole Miss also recognized for best value, programs for veterans

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi remains one of the top public universities in the nation, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report. The university was listed at No. 72 among public universities in the U.S. News “Best Colleges” for 2022-23 report, which was released Monday (Sept. 12). This makes Ole Miss theRead the story …

Belonging, Well-Being Make UM One of the ‘Great Colleges to Work For’

University lands on Chronicle's list for 13th year

OXFORD, Miss. – When asked about why he loves working for the University of Mississippi, Tom Dickerson said it really comes down to how people are treated. “During my time at the university, I feel like I’ve been respected,” said Dickerson, a supervisor for the Department of Landscape Services who has worked 16 years onRead the story …

Title IX Panel Kicks Off Overby Center Fall Slate

Upcoming events examine Ole Miss integration, modern newsrooms and the role of religion in politics

OXFORD, Miss. – The Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics has a thought-provoking lineup of events for the University of Mississippi‘s fall semester. From critical discussions about current events and the climate inside modern newsrooms to celebrating key milestones such as the 50th anniversary of Title IX and the 60th anniversary of Ole Miss’Read the story …

Recruiting Future Economists

Alumni couple's gift benefits UM Department of Economics

OXFORD, Miss. – LeaAnne and Al Williams, of Knoxville, Tennessee, who met at the University of Mississippi, committed to growing an endowment that will help their alma mater recruit students interested in economics. “Our family started at Ole Miss, and we love it,” LeaAnne Williams said. “We want to see it continue to be theRead the story …

Mississippi SBDC Expands Into Marion County

State office joins forces with Marion County Development Partnership to offer services, resources

COLUMBIA, Miss. – The Mississippi Small Business Development Center has added a new business counselor to serve small businesses in Marion County by partnering with Marion County Development Partnership in Columbia. The new center is among more than 20 sites and centers of the Mississippi Small Business Development Center, headquartered at the University of Mississippi.Read the story …

Historian to Discuss Work on Slavery and Race in America

Daina Ramey Berry visiting UM for annual Gilder-Jordan Lecture in Southern History

OXFORD, Miss. – Historian Daina Ramey Berry has researched case studies from contemporary educators and various university faculty on what it means to teach the truth about slavery and the value of learning about race and slavery. She will discuss her findings at 6 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 13), during this year’s Gilder-Jordan Lecture in SouthernRead the story …