Meet Terry Blackmarr, February’s Staff Member of the Month

Terry L. Blackmarr, assistant to the dean in general studies, has been selected as Staff Council’s Staff Member of the Month for February. To help us get to know her better, she answered a few questions for Inside Ole Miss. IOM: How long have you worked at Ole Miss? Blackmarr: 25½ years  IOM: What is your hometown? Blackmarr: Oxford. Read the story …

University to Host American Legion Boys State Through 2021

Hundreds of high school juniors come to campus in May to learn about the workings of government

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi will continue to host American Legion Boys State through 2021, bringing high school juniors to campus for a weeklong event designed “to develop tomorrow’s informed, responsible citizens.” The university will host American Legion Boys State through 2021. Hundreds of students will stay on campus May 26-June 1 this year to learn howRead the story …

Graduate School Expo Set for Feb. 8

Event showcases diverse academic offerings and research opportunities

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi hosts a Graduate School Expo from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday (Feb. 8), giving prospective students an opportunity to check out all that the university has to offer.  The event begins with a welcome session in Bondurant Hall, Room 204C. It will give attendees a chance toRead the story …

Meet Vernita Ivy, January’s Staff Member of the Month

Vernita Ivy, a production control clerk in the Department of Student Housing, has been selected as Staff Council’s Staff Member of the Month for January. To help us get to know her better, she answered a few questions for Inside Ole Miss. IOM: How long have you worked at Ole Miss? Ivy: 9 years and 6 months.Read the story …

Accountancy School Team Donates Winnings to Hurricane Relief

Students win accounting competition, contribute $1,000 to relief efforts in Panama City

OXFORD, Miss. – Ben Bradford, a University of Mississippi student from Panama City, Florida, watched from Oxford last fall as Hurricane Michael wrought devastation on his hometown. At the time, Bradford and other students from the Patterson School of Accountancy had entered PwC’s Challenge case competition, which is hosted by the multinational professional services firm. TeamsRead the story …

Student to Work with Smithsonian on Expat Women Artists

Grace Moorman will research influence of American female artists living in Paris in 1920s

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi student Grace Moorman is going to Washington for the spring 2019 semester to work as a curatorial intern at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery on a project that highlights the contributions of 20th century women to the arts.  Moorman, a junior art history major from Madison, is toRead the story …

Doctoral Candidate Earns Fellowship to Continue Literary Research

Amber Hodge to continue dissertation work at University of Virginia's academic libraries

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi doctoral candidate Amber Hodge has received a Lillian Gary Taylor Fellowship in American Literature, which funds a month of research at the University of Virginia’s expansive academic libraries. Hodge, who is working toward a Ph.D. in English literature with a graduate minor in gender studies, will continue work on her dissertation,Read the story …

Meet Dewey Knight, December’s Staff Member of the Month

Dewey Knight, associate director of the Center for Student Success and First-Year Experience, has been selected as Staff Council’s Staff Member of the Month for December. To help us get to know him better, he answered a few questions for Inside Ole Miss. IOM: How long have you worked at Ole Miss? Knight: I came to Ole Miss asRead the story …

MICHAEL NEWSOM: Green Grove Volunteers Grab Tons of Recyclables Each Year

This semester, the University of Mississippi’s Green Grove volunteers pulled 4,780 pounds of recyclable cans and plastics from Ole Miss football game-day trash – the equivalent weight of a Ford F-150 pickup truck. Most people don’t think much about the things they throw away, but the 186 volunteers who participated in the program did theRead the story …

Meet Theda Russell, November’s Staff Member of the Month

Theda Russell, a teller in the Office of the Bursar, has been selected as Staff Council’s Staff Member of the Month for November. To help us get to know her better, she answered a few questions for Inside Ole Miss. IOM: How long have you worked at Ole Miss?  Russell: 21 years and counting. IOM: What is your hometown? Russell: Oxford,Read the story …