Competition Drives Pharmacy Passion for Female Students, Alumna

National Girls and Women in Sports Day shines lights on athletics' influence in pharmacy

OXFORD, Miss. – Sports bring together communities. More than that, it empowers individuals. For three talented female University of Mississippi pharmacy students and a basketball all-conference alumna, National Girls and Women in Sports Day (Feb. 5) highlights those qualities that competition fuels in their desire to help others through the profession. For Kimsey O’Neal Bailey,Read the story …

A Gift for Future Journalists

New scholarship memorializes UM journalism school graduate

OXFORD, Miss. – Colleagues of the late Trey Jordan, of New Orleans, describe the University of Mississippi alumnus as the consummate professional, an outstanding leader and great motivator who was honest, sincere and compassionate. He was well-rounded, they said, and fun – even at work for Northrup Grumman Corp., where he served as an informationRead the story …

Cellist Performs Free Recital Feb. 4 in Bryant Hall

First Tuesdays noontime music series welcomes Christine Kralik

OXFORD, Miss. – Someone looking for a great way to spend a lunch hour would be hard-pressed to do better than to head to Bryant Hall at the University of Mississippi on the first Tuesday of each month for 45 minutes of live music in a beautiful setting. At 12:15 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 4), ChristineRead the story …

University Recognized for Community Engagement Efforts

UM earns Carnegie Classification, recognized for 'exemplary institutional practices'

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi has been nationally recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its efforts to support dynamic and noteworthy community engagement. The university is among 243 institutions of higher education nationwide given the Elective Carnegie Community Engagement Classification. The distinction, which is valid until 2026, honorsRead the story …

UM Wraps Up 16th Speaker’s Edge Competition

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

OXFORD, Miss. – More than 120 business, accountancy and law students tackled ethical issues ranging from gender discrimination to price-gouging and pitched ideas for boosting the workplace at the University of Mississippi‘s annual Speaker’s Edge competition. They were joined by some 55 judges and 21 coaches for this year’s speaking competition, a partnership between theRead the story …

Awarding Excellence in Arts and Humanities

UM art history professor Nancy Wicker receives first Hensley Award

OXFORD, Miss. – A University of Mississippi art history professor is the first recipient of a new research award that is already garnering global recognition for the College of Liberal Arts. Nancy Wicker, the inaugural recipient, used the gift in September to offset expenses associated with her participation in the annual meeting of the AssociationRead the story …

‘Thacker Jr. Radio Hour’ is Live this Weekend, by and for Kids

Student director rounds out Honors College capstone project

OXFORD, Miss. – When “Thacker Jr. Radio Hour” takes the stage at 6 p.m. Saturday (Jan. 25) in Nutt Auditorium, it will mean more than an opportunity for talented young Oxonians to create great free radio entertainment in the Thacker Mountain tradition. And it’s more than a chance for a team of University of MississippiRead the story …

Spring SouthTalks Begin Jan. 29

OXFORD, Miss. – The SouthTalks series, sponsored by the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi, is offering a wide variety of events this spring, including five lectures focused on movement and migration in the South. SouthTalks explore the interdisciplinary nature of Southern studies and includes lectures, performances, film screeningsRead the story …

New Music Faculty Member Performs Friday

Nave Graham to play flute pieces by Debussy, Jolivet and more

OXFORD, Miss. – Flutist Nave Graham performs her first solo faculty recital since joining the University of Mississippi Department of Music on Friday (Jan. 24). Graham, who joined the faculty in August, will be accompanied by Adrienne Park, instructor of piano, for the recital, set for 7:30 p.m. in Nutt Auditorium. Graham said she willRead the story …

Celebrating 20 Exceptional Years

Women's Council hosts Feb.14 dinner, auction of 'experiences' to bolster student programming

OXFORD, Miss. – Twenty years ago, a group of University of Mississippi alumnae leaders set out to use their resources and voices to help change the world – one student at a time. The Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy will celebrate its anniversary Feb. 14 with a dinner-dance and auction of unique experiences toRead the story …