Pharmacy Faculty Honored with ASHP Distinguished Service Awards

Seena Haines and Joshua Fleming recognized for contributions to profession

OXFORD, Miss. – Two faculty members in the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy were honored for their service to the pharmacy profession at the recent American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting in Anaheim, California. Seena Haines, chair and professor of pharmacy practice, received the Distinguished Service Award for her work in ASHP’sRead the story …

Pharmacology Professor Awarded NIA Grant for Research on Aging Brain

Nicole Ashpole focuses on a specific hormone's effects on learning and memory

OXFORD, Miss. – Nicole Ashpole, an assistant professor of pharmacology in the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, has been awarded a grant from the National Institute on Aging to research memory impairments in advanced age. With this award, Ashpole and her team will explore a specific hormone in the body that decreases with age,Read the story …

Professor Gets Grant to Produce Anticancer Natural Products

Pharmacognosist working with bacteria to produce compound

OXFORD, Miss. – Cole Stevens, a faculty member in the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy has been awarded a grant from the National Cancer Institute for cancer prevention research using natural products. Stevens, an assistant professor of pharmacognosy in the Department of BioMolecular Sciences, is working to engineer bacteria to produce significant amounts of gephyronicRead the story …

Three Pharmacy Professors Win New Investigator Awards

School's faculty members win five NIA awards in two years

OXFORD, Miss. – Three faculty members in the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy have won competitive 2019 New Investigator Awards from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, giving the school five winners over the past two years. AACP honors a limited number of research projects from junior faculty across the country every year.Read the story …

‘Thacker Mountain Radio Hour’ Goes Junior

Kids' version of iconic radio show features special guests and youth hosts, musicians

OXFORD, Miss. – “Thacker Mountain Radio Hour,” a live radio show featuring literary and musical guests, is teaming up with the University of Mississippi’s Living Music Resource to produce an episode that is for – and, to a large extent, by – a young audience. The show will feature children’s author Gloria J. Burgess, OxfordRead the story …

Southern Studies Sets Diverse Slate of Spring Brown Bag Lectures

Weekly sessions cover topics from state politics and civil rights struggles to gay truckers and jazz

OXFORD, Miss. – The Brown Bag Lunch and Lecture Series sponsored by the University of Mississippi’s Center for the Study of Southern Culture continues this spring with topics ranging from Brazilian dance to gay truck drivers. Free and open to the public, the lectures take place at noon on select Wednesdays in the Barnard ObservatoryRead the story …

Estate Gift Honors Family and Friends

Wilsons' planned contribution designed to benefit teaching in UM Honors College

OXFORD, Miss. – Ron and Jody Wilson, of Oxford, want their planned gift to help generate more University of Mississippi courses that will engage and challenge students for generations to come. The Wilsons recently included Ole Miss in their estate plans, offering the university their home as a way to pay tribute to their lateRead the story …

Acclaimed Mezzo-soprano to Perform and Coach Young Singers at UM

'LMR Live' program, aria matinee and evening recital open to public

OXFORD, Miss. – International opera singer Sandra Piques Eddy will join music faculty members at the University of Mississippi to teach emerging singers at the Living Music Institute, coming up this weekend on campus. LMI is an aria-intensive workshop that brings emerging artists from across the U.S. and Canada to work with UM professors NancyRead the story …

Lives of the Guytons Celebrated

Ole Miss Women's Council to present Legacy Award posthumously

OXFORD, Miss. – Preeminent cardiovascular physiologist and author Dr. Arthur Guyton and his wife, Ruth Weigle Guyton – parents to 10 children who all became physicians – will be honored posthumously April 13 with the 2019 Legacy Award by the Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy, an honor based on leadership, mentoring and philanthropy. BeforeRead the story …

Ole Miss 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. 15), place Ole Miss in a four-way tie for No. 9 nationally. UM is tied with Auburn University, Pennsylvania StateRead the story …