Expanded COVID-19 Testing Available Before Thanksgiving

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi has increased the number of available asymptomatic testing days ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.  All students, faculty and staff can get tested, including those who have been tested previously. Email invitations will continue to go out each week remaining in the fall semester; however, all appointment times are open and peopleRead the story …

Museum Pop-Up Art Sale in Progress

Virtual event aims to raise funds for operations and programs

OXFORD, Miss. – The Friends of the University of Mississippi Museum aren’t able to gather this fall beneath the lights of Rowan Oak for the annual Harvest Supper, but the group is coming together through an extraordinary online art sale in progress through Thursday (Nov. 12). This year, the traditional Harvest Supper Art Auction isRead the story …

Election Day Quick Guide for Faculty and Staff

OXFORD, Miss. – Whether this is your first time voting or you’ve been to the polls many times before, you may have questions or challenges in regard to voting in this year’s election. Here are a number of resources and logistical items to help as you cast your ballots on Tuesday (Nov. 3). If youRead the story …

Ole Miss Alumni Association Welcomes 2020-21 Officers

Laurel executive Lampkin Butts starts term as president

OXFORD, Miss. – The Ole Miss Alumni Association announced elected officers for 2020-21 at its annual meeting Saturday (Oct. 24) as part of the University of Mississippi‘s Homecoming activities. This year’s meeting was conducted outside in front of the Triplett Alumni Center to provide more space and social distancing. Lampkin Butts (BBA 73), of Laurel,Read the story …

‘Everybody Loves Lincoln’ Virtual Event Discusses Activism, Authority

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi community members are invited to join fellow students, faculty and staff from other universities around the state for a virtual event discussing activism and authority across the country. The event, titled “Everybody Loves Lincoln,” will use humor to set the tone for a debate and conversation around several topics.Read the story …

Homecoming Week Offers Activities for Community

Annual celebration features in-person events and programs

OXFORD, Miss. – Members of the University of Mississippi community can participate in a variety of in-person events on campus during Homecoming Week, set for Oct. 19-25. All events will follow the university’s COVID-19 protocols, which are developed in alignment with government orders and public health recommendations. These include requiring face masks or cloth faceRead the story …

University Solicits Applications for 2021 Achieving Equity Grants

Virtual information session set for Wednesday for new round of grants

OXFORD, Miss. – After awarding four inaugural Achieving Equity Grants earlier this year, the University of Mississippi has announced a request for applications for the 2021 round of the competitive seed grant program. Started in 2019, the program supports innovative scholarly and creative efforts that advance knowledge on topics of diversity, equity and inclusion, whichRead the story …

Chancellor Glenn Boyce Speaker for Virtual UM Fall Convocation

University officials to address new and transfer students at Oct. 6 event, issue graduation challenge

OXFORD, Miss. – Glenn Boyce, the University of Mississippi‘s 18th chancellor, will deliver the keynote address to the institution’s first-year and transfer class Tuesday (Oct. 6) during the annual Fall Convocation, which will be hosted virtually this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The virtual event begins at 7 p.m. on the university’s official FacebookRead the story …

UM Ranks Best in State for Tuition Value, Career Prospects

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi has been named the “Best Total Package College” in the state, according to data from the U.S. Department of Education compiled in a new ranking from Zippia.com. The ranking takes into account the most recent College Scorecard Data released by the Department of Education. Zippia, a career expertRead the story …

UM Community Urged to Participate in 2020 Census

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi students, faculty and staff have an opportunity to make an impact in Oxford that will last at least 10 years by answering 10 questions in 10 minutes for the 2020 Census. The U.S. Constitution mandates a census of the population every 10 years. The 2020 Census will count everyoneRead the story …