17 Inspirational Messages from Ole Miss with Love

Charles de Gaulle, quotable French statesman and army officer, once said, “Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own stamp of action, takes responsibility for it, makes it his own.”  Social media, always abuzz with inspirational quotes like the one from de Gaulle on any given day, hasRead the story …

University Counseling Center Offers Online Sessions for Clients

UCC transitions to telemental health services in wake of pandemic

OXFORD, Miss. – The need for mental health services only grows during times of global crisis and mandatory quarantines, so the University of Mississippi Counseling Center has transitioned to online video sessions to continue helping clients in the safest possible way.  Earlier this month, UM announced that all courses would be delivered online or via other remoteRead the story …

‘If She Can See It, She Can Be It’

UM biologist's statue to be used in exhibit encouraging girls to pursue STEM careers

OXFORD, Miss. – Tamar Goulet, a biology professor at the University of Mississippi, is having her body 3D-printed as a statue for a massive display of more than 125 successful women working in science, technology, engineering and mathematics in hopes of encouraging girls to consider STEM careers. Last year, Goulet became one of 125 female ambassadorsRead the story …

Students Get Free Access to Barnes & Noble E-textbooks

More than 55,000 titles available to ease transition to online learning in wake of pandemic

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi students have no-cost access to more than 55,000 e-textbooks thanks to Barnes & Nobles’ efforts to help college campuses ease their transition into online learning to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Barnes & Noble has locations on 1,400 campuses, including UM. The move to provide free access helps campuses transition to online andRead the story …

UM Releases Coronavirus Guidance for Faculty, Staff and Students

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi has responded to the rapidly evolving situation with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) with amended schedules and guidance for faculty, staff and students to maximize social distancing in an effort to slow the transmission of the disease.    All classes on the Oxford campus, and the regional campuses areRead the story …

‘It’s Time’ for the Oxford Film Festival

17th annual event brings more than 200 movies to community over five days

Editor’s note: The 2020 Oxford Film Festival has been postponed. Click here for more information.  OXFORD, Miss. – The 2020 Oxford Film Festival, which begins March 18, will host the world premiere of “It’s Time,” the story of Ole Miss football player Chucky Mullins, and screenings of 222 films and more than 100 other events over fiveRead the story …

A ‘Purple’ Passion for Public Relations

Robin Street, celebrated teacher, purple-clad advocate for diversity and acceptance, to retire from UM

OXFORD, Miss. – Robin Street’s office in Farley Hall is lined with business cards from her former public relations students and a wall full of photos with them. The mementos are powerful reminders of the lives she has touched over nearly three decades at the University of Mississippi.  Street, a senior lecturer in journalism, is retiringRead the story …

Meet Terence C. Williams, February’s Staff Member of the Month

Terence C. Williams, a property control auditor in Procurement Services, has been named Staff Council’s Staff Member of the Month for February. To help us get to know him better, he answered some questions for Inside Ole Miss. IOM: How long have you worked at Ole Miss? Williams: Six years and 4 months. IOM: What is your hometown?Read the story …

Fifth Annual TEDx Event Set for Feb. 29

Experts on politics, heart disease prevention, music and more to speak at Ford Center

OXFORD, Miss. – The fifth annual TEDxUniversityofMississippi conference is slated for Saturday (Feb. 29) at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts, bringing together a diverse group of speakers on topics such as politics, race in the South, preventing heart disease, music, community development and more. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., a lineup of 13 speakersRead the story …

Professor John Neff’s Door was Always Open

Noted Civil War scholar and professor remembered for approachable nature and devotion to students

OXFORD, Miss. – Noell Wilson remembers beloved University of Mississippi history professor John Neff, with his distinguished, thick gray beard, always keeping his office door open and sitting there deep in conversation with his students.  Neff and the students often would be working on a large wooden table with drafts laid out to focus on theirRead the story …