Dental School Development Funds Honor Faculty, Community Dentists

Each fund supports a different facet of the student experience

JACKSON, Miss. – When the School of Dentistry at the University of Mississippi Medical Center opened in 1975, founding faculty and the very first students who walked its halls set the expectations for the future of dentistry in the state. Today, a group of esteemed faculty and prominent community practitioners are supporting and promoting theRead the story …

Ole Miss Alumni Association Welcomes 2021-22 Officers

Surgeon Dr. Bob Warner begins term as president

OXFORD, Miss., – The Ole Miss Alumni Association announced elected officers for 2021-22 at its annual meeting on Saturday (Oct. 9) as part of Homecoming activities at the University of Mississippi. This year’s meeting was held outside in front of Triplett Alumni Center. Dr. Bob Warner (BA 79, MD 83), of Jonesboro, Arkansas, was namedRead the story …

A Legacy of Support and Inspiration

UM student Tommy Tosh helping others 20 years after death

OXFORD, Miss. – Family and friends of the late Tommy Tosh in Oxford and throughout the country recently marked the 20th anniversary of the young man’s untimely death. Tosh, a University of Mississippi senior and dedicated Rebel fan, died Sept. 29, 2001, from injuries sustained in a car wreck near Nashville, Tennessee. He and friends were involved in what wasRead the story …

‘Light in the Piazza’ Gives Students ‘Full Professional Experience’

Rehearsals are in full swing and tickets on sale for highly anticipated UM Opera Theatre production

OXFORD, Miss. – The upcoming University of Mississippi Opera Theatre production of “The Light in the Piazza” does not take the stage at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts until mid-November, but it’s already full steam ahead for the cast and production team. “We are right in the middle of the excitement at theRead the story …

Rosenthal to Lead Magee Institute

Interim director to pursue research, solutions for students, families

OXFORD, Miss. – Meagen Rosenthal, an accomplished researcher and leader in community well-being and engagement, has been named the inaugural interim executive director of the William Magee Institute for Student Wellbeing at the University of Mississippi. “We are fortunate to have a leader of Dr. Rosenthal’s caliber on campus to lead us through development ofRead the story …

Dedication Set for O’Ferrall-Alpine Camp Outdoor Suite

Oct. 8 event to pay tribute to Mr. "O" and wife, Alice

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi alumnus Dick O’Ferrall, of Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, will be honored at a ceremony Friday (Oct. 8) dedicating the Dick and Alice O’Ferrall-Alpine Camp Outdoor Recreation Suite at the South Campus Recreation Center. The 10 a.m. event is the culmination of an Ole Miss Ignite Campaign that raised more thanRead the story …

Biotech Industry Leader Named Joseph Sam Distinguished Alumnus

G. Michael Wall brings pharmaceutical development experience to Oct. 8 lecture

OXFORD, Miss. – G. Michael Wall, a 1988 University of Mississippi alumnus, has been named the School of Pharmacy Department of BioMolecular Sciences‘ 2021 Joseph Sam Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient. Wall is senior vice president and chief scientific officer at Nacuity Pharmaceuticals Inc., and vice president of pharmaceutical development for Sound Pharmaceuticals Inc. He willRead the story …

Late Alumnus Awarded 2021 UM Outstanding Internship Experience Partner

Oscar Pope honored for his mentorship of Ole Miss students

OXFORD, Miss. – Being a part of the Ole Miss family can mean many things, but many people say it’s about the network of people who understand how special the University of Mississippi is to those who have experienced it. Countless alumni report traveling to far-flung locales, only to hear a “Hotty Toddy” from someoneRead the story …

Family Shows Respect for Faculty Mentors with Major Gift

Vasilyevs establish fund for UM Department of Nutrition and Hospitality Management

OXFORD, Miss. – Mention the University of Mississippi‘s hospitality program to Scott and Joey Vasilyev and their faces visibly brighten. The Oxford brothers volley names of their favorite professors as if in a match to determine who had the best experience at Ole Miss. “The reason we light up so much is because the facultyRead the story …

Pharmacology Graduate Student Striving for Excellence

Salahuddin Mohammed seeks to inspire future students through his work

OXFORD, Miss. – Salahuddin Mohammed, a graduate student in the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, has always sought to make his mark on the research and science world. As a young student with an interest in neuroscience, that desire led him to pursue a career in pharmacy and has taken him across the globe.Read the story …