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 …

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 …

IHL: Campus Listening Sessions scheduled for the University of Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. – Members of the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning will hear from the University of Mississippi (UM) campus community in Campus Listening Sessions on Wednesday, June 19, in Jackson and Thursday, September 5, in Oxford. The discussions will center on the qualities and qualifications stakeholders believe the next chancellorRead the story …

Pharmacy Professor Lectures at National Organization

Presentation will help shape recommendations for topical pain creams

OXFORD, Miss. – S. Narasimha Murthy, professor of pharmaceutics and drug delivery at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, delivered a lecture recently at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine in Washington, D.C. His May 20 talk, titled “Topical Products for Dermal and Transdermal Delivery of Pain Medications,” focused on challenges inRead the story …

IHL: Board of Trustees names Campus Search Advisory Committee for the University of Mississippi Chancellor Search

Board announces 39 members to advisory committee

JACKSON, Miss. — The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning has selected 39 members, representing a cross-section of the University of Mississippi campus community, to serve on the Campus Search Advisory Committee. Dr. Charles Hussey, Alumnus, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education and Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and alumna RobynRead the story …

M Partner, Lexington to Host Free Health Fair

Community event offers free health screenings, rummage sale to benefit local preschoolers

LEXINGTON, Miss. – Community members and visitors to the Lexington community are invited to attend a free Health Fair (9 a.m. to noon) and Rummage Sale (7 a.m. to noon) to benefit area preschoolers on Saturday, June 1. The Health Fair will be held on the southeast side of the Courthouse lawn. In case ofRead the story …

IHL: UM Chancellor Search: Reminder for Committee Nominations

Reminder: Nominations for Campus Search Advisory Committee due Friday, May 31 The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning issued a call for nominations for members of the University of Mississippi Campus Search Advisory Committee last week. The deadline for recommendations for members of the Campus Search Advisory Committee is Friday, May 31,Read the story …

IHL: Board President names Board Search Committee for Chancellor Search

Board calls for nominations for Campus Search Advisory Committee

JACKSON, Miss. – Trustee Hal Parker, President of the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning, named all Trustees to the Board Search Committee for the University of Mississippi Chancellor Search at the meeting held today in Jackson. Trustee Ford Dye of Oxford will serve as Chair of the Board Search Committee. TheRead the story …

Two Students’ Work among Best at National Journalism Competition

Madison Scarpino, Ariel Cobbert win Mark of Excellence awards from Society of Professional Journalists

OXFORD, Miss. – A student and a recent graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media were recognized nationally for their 2018 work by the Society of Professional Journalists. Madison Scarpino, a junior broadcast journalism student from Tampa, Florida, won her award in the television breaking news category. Scarpino’s entry wasRead the story …

Organizational Changes Strengthen, Enhance UM Student Services

OXFORD, Miss. – Beginning this summer, the University of Mississippi will distribute the duties performed by the Office of Leadership and Advocacy and the violence intervention and prevention area of the University Counseling Center into two previously established departments, the Ole Miss Student Union and UMatter: Student Support and Advocacy, all falling under the umbrella of the Division of StudentRead the story …