University Supports Staff Members’ Creativity with New Residency

Application deadline is May 23

University of Mississippi staff members on the Oxford campus may apply for Staff Creative Residencies, one-week opportunities to work on individual creative projects. The initiative, conceived by the Mississippi Lab and funded by the Office of the Provost, supports projects such as painting, photography, woodworking, writing, video game design, music composition, quilting and more. “JustRead the story …

Inaugural Faculty Development Grant Recipients Announced

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi‘s Division of Diversity and Community Engagement has named its inaugural cohort of recipients of the Faculty Development Grant. The grants were created following a needs and opportunities assessment in fall 2021, per the strategic priorities outlined in the Institutional Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategic Plan. They were developedRead the story …

Institute of Child Nutrition Joins with FARE to Address Food Allergies

Partnership promises to strengthen resources and training for child nutrition programs

OXFORD, Miss. – The Institute of Child Nutrition at the University of Mississippi has partnered with the nonprofit Food Allergy Research and Education, known as FARE, to raise awareness and expand education efforts on food allergies, specifically in child nutrition settings. The institute has completed a memorandum of understanding with FARE that outlines activities whereRead the story …

Parking Department Shifting to Use License Plates as Permits

Many parking permit holders no longer will need hangtags or decals beginning this fall

OXFORD, Miss. – The fall 2022 semester will bring changes for some parking permit holders on the University of Mississippi‘s Oxford campus. Besides restructured parking options for commuters, some permit holders no longer will need to keep a hangtag or decal on their car when parking on campus.  Commuters, faculty/staff and Pavilion Garage permit holdersRead the story …

African Cultural Night Set for Friday

Student-led event will feature dance, music, fashion, food and performance

OXFORD, Miss. – The African Caribbean Student Association at the University of Mississippi hosts its annual African Cultural Night on campus Friday (April 22). The free event, which begins at 7 p.m. in the Ole Miss Student Union, Auditorium 124, features music, dance, fashion and a special performance. African cuisine will be served on theRead the story …

Oxford Transportation Issues Focus for Campus Public Debate

OXFORD, Miss. – Members of the Lafayette-Oxford-University community can listen and engage in debate about transportation issues in Oxford on Wednesday evening (April 20) at the University of Mississippi, when the Warren Debate Union presents its latest public debate. The event, at 5:30 p.m. in Bryant Hall, Room 209, is free and open to theRead the story …

UM Hosting Bilingual Health Fair Saturday in Pontotoc

Free 3-hour event providing screenings, vaccinations and information to public

OXFORD, Miss. – Residents of Pontotoc and neighboring counties are invited to a free, bilingual health fair, hosted by several University of Mississippi departments, on Saturday (April 2). The event begins at 9 a.m. at First Choice Bank Gateway Pavilion, 139 West Reynolds St. in Pontotoc. Participants can obtain services including lipid panels, hemoglobin A1CRead the story …

Faculty: Register for Artificial Intelligence Mini-Conference

OXFORD, Miss. – Faculty at the University of Mississippi are encouraged to attend a free, virtual, three-hour conference from noon to 3 p.m. April 8 that will introduce the new Southeastern Conference Artificial Intelligence consortium, with roles for faculty of all levels of experience.  See additional information below and visit this page to register. Purpose: ArtificialRead the story …

Rave Guardian App Goes Live Thursday

New technology replaces Everbridge app

OXFORD, Miss. – Effective Thursday (March 17), the University of Mississippi will replace Everbridge with the Rave Guardian app as its official campus safety mobile application to help communicate emergency and safety information to the campus community. All members of the university community are urged to install the Rave Guardian app on their Android or iOS devices.Read the story …

Mississippi Entrepreneurship Forum Offers Resources, Support

Event returns to in-person format April 6-7 in Vicksburg

OXFORD, Miss. – Aspiring business owners can learn about a range of resources available to help them succeed at the 2022 Mississippi Entrepreneurship Forum, set for April 6-7 in Vicksburg. The event brings together leading entrepreneurs, economic developers, innovators and future business owners to learn more about the entrepreneurial climate and the future of entrepreneurshipRead the story …