Delta Students Pursue New Pathways to Health During UM Visit

High schoolers discover career opportunities through visit with Center for Population Studies

OXFORD, Miss. – High school students from the New Pathways to Health and Opportunity initiative recently spent the day at the University of Mississippi for their annual summer campus visit. The university’s Center for Population Studies, or CPS, hosted 33 rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors from the Tri-County Workforce Alliance youth program. TCWARead the story …

State-of-the-Art Rec Facility to Open Aug. 26

South Campus Recreation Center will provide exercise space, wellness programs

OXFORD – The University of Mississippi is set to open the doors to a new state-of-the-art campus recreation facility that will significantly enhance the exercise and wellness services available to students, faculty, staff, alumni and the LOU community. The South Campus Recreation Center will provide nearly 100,000 square feet of workout space, including a large functionalRead the story …

School of Journalism and New Media Launches Talbert Fellows Program

New program to offer academic and financial opportunities for talented students

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media is seeking future journalism and communications students in Mississippi and beyond for a unique program designed to provide exclusive opportunities. Incoming journalism and integrated marketing communication students with great potential and strong work portfolios are encouraged to apply to become Talbert Fellows, anRead the story …

Six UM Students Accepted into Rural Physician Scholarship Program

Scholars agree to serve in small Mississippi communities following graduation

JACKSON, Miss. – Four University of Mississippi students and two recent graduates have been selected to participate in the undergraduate portion of the Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program. The students are: Katelyn Barnes, daughter of Donna Barnes and the late Scotty Barnes, of Tishomingo, a junior majoring in biological sciences Riley Brown, daughter of OatisRead the story …

TIME: UM Law Professor, Space Expert Featured in Moon’s Historic Site Fight Article

‘We Need That Boot Print.’ Inside the Fight to Save the Moon’s Historic Sites Before It’s Too Late By Currie Engel/TIME Half a century after humankind first walked on the moon, our sole natural satellite is becoming a much busier place. NASA wants to make a return trip, as do private American space companies likeRead the story …

Construction Set to Begin on Gertrude Ford Boulevard

OXFORD, Miss. – Closures of the southbound lane on Gertrude Ford Boulevard, near the University Avenue bridge, are expected during construction of a retaining wall on the University of Mississippi campus starting Monday (July 22). The construction will begin at 7 a.m. July 22 and is expected to continue through Aug. 31. During that time,Read the story …

Mississippi Historian David Sansing Leaves Historical Legacy

UM staple dies at 86 following storied career

OXFORD, Miss. – David G. Sansing, professor emeritus of history at the University of Mississippi and author of the definitive history of the university, died Saturday (July 6) in a Memphis hospital one day after suffering a fall at his Oxford home. He was 86. A beloved historian, writer and teacher, Sansing spent his careerRead the story …

IHL Passes Policy to Award Academic Credits for Military Learning

The United States military is known for being the best in the world. The training is rigorous. The expectations are high. With life or death consequences, the room for error is zero. When service men and women decide to use their G.I. benefits to pursue higher education, they sometimes find themselves in a classroom relearningRead the story …

UM Ranks Best in Mississippi for Job Placement

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi graduates are the best in the state at finding employment and keeping it, according to data from the U.S. Department of Education compiled in a new ranking from Zippia.com. The ranking takes into account 10 years’ worth of data on job placement rates by using the Department of Education’sRead the story …

University Museum Joint Publication Set for Release

'The Beautiful Mysterious' showcases unique photography of William Eggleston

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi Museum, Friends of the Museum and University Press of Mississippi will celebrate the launch of their first co-published book, “The Beautiful Mysterious: The Extraordinary Gaze of William Eggleston,” at 5:30 p.m. Monday (June 17) at Off Square Books. The project, first in a series, helps showcase the museumRead the story …