Creative Eating During Social Isolation, or ‘I Didn’t Know I Had That’

So, you are doing the right thing and staying home to socially isolate yourself, which means frequent trips to the grocery store or eating in restaurants are out for the foreseeable future. Probably one of the most compelling questions in your thoughts – or out of your kid’s mouths – is, “What is there toRead the story …

UM Online Learning: 9 Tips to Make Transition Easier

With the online classroom officially getting started this week, here are nine helpful tips to make the transition a little easier. TIP No. 1 | Create a morning routine It’s important to get your day started off in the right direction. Even though you won’t have to go lock down a parking spot on campus, goRead 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 …

Meet Jen Blakley, January’s Staff Member of the Month

Jen Blakley, administrative assistant in the School of Pharmacy, has been named Staff Council’s Staff Member of the Month for January. To help us get to know her better, she answered some questions for Inside Ole Miss. IOM: How long have you worked at Ole Miss? Blakley: 1 year and 4 months IOM: What is your hometown?  Blakley: VanRead the story …

Meet Meredith Sessums, December’s Staff Member of the Month

Meredith Sessums, operations supervisor at the Center for Mathematics and Science Education, has been named Staff Council’s Staff Member of the Month for December. To help us get to know her better, she answered some questions for Inside Ole Miss. IOM: How long have you worked at Ole Miss?  Sessums: I will have worked for Ole MissRead the story …

Top Ole Miss Stories of 2019

Year-end review showcases highlights, achievements across UM

OXFORD, Miss. – From reaching an all-time high first-year retention rate to unveiling new and renovated facilities across campus, it’s hard to believe all that happened in one year at the University of Mississippi. Here are some of the top Ole Miss achievements and accomplishments from 2019 – truly a year to remember: Record-high Retention and Graduation At our core,Read the story …

Meet Teri Gray, November’s Staff Member of the Month

Teri Gray, administrative secretary II in the School of Applied Sciences, has been named Staff Council’s Staff Member of the Month for November. To help us get to know her better, she answered some questions for Inside Ole Miss.  IOM: How long have you worked at Ole Miss? Gray: Nine years on Feb. 9, 2020.Read the story …

Q&A with Ole Miss Students Interning for ’60 Minutes,’ Fortune Magazine

OXFORD, Miss. – Two students from the University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media are in New York this semester, taking classes and interning through the Semester in Journalism program operated by a journalism institute at The King’s College.  “60 Minutes” intern Matthew Hendley is a junior broadcast journalism major from Madison. He has workedRead the story …

Enhancing UM Student Services and Advocacy Resources

Q&A with Kate Forster and Shelli Poole

UMatter: Student Support and Advocacy assists students facing challenges as a way to promote personal and academic success. Housed in the Division of Student Affairs, UMatter has three case managers who handle student advocacy, sexual assault response and violence intervention and prevention, as well as student-of-concern reports. IOM recently visited with Kate Forster, director ofRead the story …

Former CBS Sports Producer Leads Documentary Film Festival Workshop

Students completed intensive storytelling projects on tight deadline

OXFORD, Miss. – A 13-time national Emmy Award-winning sports television producer recently returned to the University of Mississippi to lead a 48-Hour Documentary Film Festival workshop hosted by the School of Journalism and New Media. Terry Ewert, former executive producer of CBS Sports, has won Emmys for writing and documentary filmmaking. He also led production forRead the story …