UM Student Awarded Independent Pharmacies Grant

Mary Morgan Mohamed's career plans include working in the Delta

OXFORD, Miss. – Mary Morgan Mohamed, a third-year student in the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, has been selected for a $1,000 grant from 2020 EPIC Pharmacies student grant program. A network of 1,500 independently owned pharmacies, EPIC Pharmacies annually awards grants to 12 pharmacy students who plan to practice independent pharmacy after graduation.Read the story …

Outdoor Performance Features ‘Music for Breathing’

Faculty Woodwind Quintet set for a live music experience in the UM Circle

OXFORD – With precautions and protocols in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, a live music experience may feel like a thing of the past. But five music professors at the University of Mississippi are going out of their way to present music in a safe, outdoor setting on Tuesday (Oct. 13). TheRead the story …

M Partner Celebrates Successful Pilot Phase in Lexington

Community engagement initiative will continue to improve quality of life in partner communities

OXFORD, Miss. – After two years of collaboration between community members and faculty, staff and students at the University of Mississippi, the M Partner initiative has helped spur improvements in health status and educational success in Lexington that promise to serve as steps toward a brighter future for the community. The university launched M Partner,Read the story …

M Partner Celebrates Successful Pilot Phase

Community engagement initiative will continue to improve quality of life in partner communities

OXFORD, Miss. – As COVID-19 has dramatically altered the landscape of higher education, one aspect remains constant at the University of Mississippi: a commitment to community partnership. While the M Partner pilot phase concluded as the pandemic intensified in Mississippi, the relationships supporting the initiative ensured that university representatives could continue to make a contributionRead the story …

M Partner Celebrates Successful Pilot Phase in Charleston

Community engagement initiative will continue to improve quality of life in partner communities

OXFORD, Miss. – After a two-year collaboration between community members and faculty, staff and students from the University of Mississippi, the M Partner initiative has made a difference in the physical appearance, educational attainment and health status of the Charleston and Tallahatchie County communities. The university launched M Partner, a community engagement effort that seeksRead the story …

Valuing Higher Education

UM alumna continues legacy of giving to Grove Scholars program

OXFORD, Miss. – Renvy Pittman’s belief in the power of higher education is evident in her continued generosity to the Grove Scholars program at the University of Mississippi. The 1977 UM graduate’s recent $100,000 gift to the program is the latest in her legacy of support, which totals more than $900,000, including a 2019 giftRead the story …

Jelani Cobb to Give Virtual SouthTalks Lecture

Freedom, race and justice will be discussed in Oct 19 session

OXFORD, Miss. – Journalist and educator Jelani Cobb frequently writes about race, politics, history and culture, and will share his views on the enormous complexity of those topics in a virtual SouthTalks lecture “The Half-Life of Freedom, Race and Justice in America Today.”  Set for 5 p.m. Oct. 19, the talk, which is part ofRead the story …

Music Department Resumes Student Recitals

With mask requirements and no audience, this milestone still carries real weight

OXFORD, Miss. – Recitals are both the bane and the glory of every musician’s experience. And they’re especially important to the formation of a performing musician, said Jos Milton, an associate professor of music at the University of Mississippi. “A recital is a big milestone in a young performer’s development,” he observed, speaking from hisRead the story …

Gilder-Jordan Lecture to Focus on Voter Suppression

Historian and author Carol Anderson set to speak Oct. 13

OXFORD – With the presidential election only weeks away, voting and how to do so are on the minds of many Americans. A historian who studies public policy with regards to race, justice and equality will visit the University of Mississippi for a discussion of the history of voter suppression and how it relates toRead the story …

Pharmacy School Earns Reaccreditation

School received the full eight-year cycle from the national accreditation organization

OXFORD, Miss. – The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education has renewed the accreditation for the Doctor of Pharmacy professional program at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy for the maximum eight years. ACPE is the national accreditation agency of professional pharmacy degree programs and providers of continuing pharmacy education.  The full accreditation through 2028Read the story …