Meet Katherine Slone, May’s Staff Member of the Month

Katherine Slone, executive assistant in the Office of the Provost, has been selected as Staff Council’s Staff Member of the Month for May. To help us get to know her better, Slone answered a few questions for Inside Ole Miss. IOM: How long have you worked at Ole Miss?  Slone: Six years.          IOM: What isRead the story …

Persistence Leads to Perseverance

“A failure is not always a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.” – B.F. Skinner The inaugural Red and Blue Celebration for graduating faculty and staff is a testament to those who have worked hard to overcome obstacles of balancing life,Read the story …

Meet Martina Brewer, April’s Staff Member of the Month

Martina Brewer, associate director of admissions, has been selected as Staff Council’s Staff Member of the Month for April. To help us get to know her better, Brewer answered a few questions for Inside Ole Miss. IOM: How long have you worked at Ole Miss?  Brewer: Fourteen years. I started in April 2004. IOM: What is yourRead the story …

School of Applied Sciences Lauds Annual Research Symposium Winners

Students present research in broad range of fields

OXFORD, Miss. – Administrators and faculty in the School of Applied Sciences offer congratulations to the school’s winners of the Graduate Student Council’s Eighth Annual Research Symposium: Christopher Hill, Sam Wilson, James Grant Mouser, Caleb Williams, Lauren Luginsland and Harish Chander for their third-place podium session, “Impact Of Repeated Balance Perturbations on Lower Extremity LeanRead the story …

Celebrating Great UM Women

Inspiring stories reflect observance of Women's History Month

In celebration of Women’s History Month, this selection of stories highlights achievements by great UM women. These are just  few of the wonderful stories about faculty, staff, students and alumni: Nancy Dupont, NewsPro Educator of the Year Karen Raber Named Director of Shakespeare Organization Jacquline Vinson, Barbara Howard, Rose Flenorl, and Peggy Gillom-Granderson recognized duringRead the story …

Ole Miss Outdoors’ Dog Sledding Trip a Howling Good Time

Excursion to Ely, Minnesota, also includes visit to International Wolf Center

It’s my first time dog sledding, and I’m standing on a platform, bundled up like a polar explorer and holding onto a bar behind a sled while five Canadian Inuit dogs eagerly wait to hear “Ready, hike!” Most people think of “Mush” as the command for dog sledding. But “Ready, hike!” is better. “Ready” getsRead the story …

RebelWell Offers 10 Steps to a Healthier You in 2018

The new year is here, which means new goals are being made! Here are some tips from RebelWell to help with goals that will lead to a healthier you! Make you goals smart.This means that they are specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely. Instead of “I will work out every week,” say, “I will walk or jogRead the story …

Top Stories on Ole Miss News in 2017

Year-end review reveals significant, widely-read headlines

As 2017 draws to a close, we are pleased to share highlights of stories from Ole Miss News.  While we would quickly run out of room if we tried to share the more than 600 stories we produced in 2017, here is a nice sampling of great things that happened across our campuses:  UM TopsRead the story …

‘Sorts-Giving’ Volunteers Do Dirty, but Important, Work

There were cans. So many cans. There were plastic bottles, paper plates and a “Fins Up” button. There were the bones of so many fried chickens, Mississippi’s unofficial state bird. Among the refuse piles of Ole Miss game days past, there have been high heels, a Brooks Brothers umbrella and even a discarded DVD about fixingRead the story …

UM Alumna Finds Creative Inspiration in Hometown Support

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi alumna and Oxford-based jewelry designer Taylor Wilkinson teams up with Cicada Boutique this weekend to showcase her jewelry line, Taylor Wilkinson Designs. Wilkinson’s designs will be on display 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday (Oct. 27-28) and will be available for purchase at the store, at 307 South LamarRead the story …