University Recognizes Employees for 25 Years of Service

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi is honoring 30 employees who have reached the 25-year milestone of service to the institution. During a luncheon Wednesday (Dec. 1) at The Inn at Ole Miss, Chancellor Glenn Boyce congratulated the group and thanked them for their service. “I’ve long believed that the great impact this universityRead the story …

Annual Adopt-a-Basket Program Helps UM Feed Area Families

Donations being accepted through mid-November

OXFORD, Miss. – As the winter holidays draw near, the University of Mississippi community is working together to provide meals for area families in need. Just in time for Thanksgiving, the 17th Adopt-a-Basket program is accepting food donations on the first floor of the Gertrude C. Ford Ole Miss Student Union in the leadership andRead the story …

‘All In. All Year’ Calendar Highlights Identity Year-Round

Cross-departmental calendar promotes intersectional events

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement is seeking to be “All In. All Year” by representing a range of cultures and identities together under one big tent across the entire year. The “All In. All Year” calendar brings campus communities together with events highlighting the diverse culturesRead the story …

University’s EAC Report Card Posted

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi is making its Education Achievement Council report card available to the public. The document may be viewed at https://irep.olemiss.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/98/2021/10/UM-EAC-Report.pdf. To request a copy of the report, email umpr@olemiss.edu. On Oct. 18, the Mississippi board of trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning announced that the Education Achievement CouncilRead the story …

New Faculty Members Join Department of Psychology

A dynamic cohort strengthens UM with their experience and expertise

OXFORD, Miss. – The Department of Psychology at the University of Mississippi has welcomed five new faculty members this year. They are Kristin Austin, Jeffery Bednark, Andy Hales, Grace Rivera and Kurt Streeter. “It is with great enthusiasm we welcome these five outstanding new faculty to their new positions,” said Rebekah Smith, professor and chairRead the story …

New Mobile Safety App Use Encouraged for UM Students, Employees

Everbridge provides emergency communications, COVID-19 updates, live bus routes and more

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi students, faculty and staff are urged to download and use a new mobile safety app that improves emergency communications and provides COVID-19 updates and more. The Everbridge mobile safety app is available for download on Android and iOS devices and provides a direct, quick and convenient way to communicateRead the story …

Academic Support, Developmental Studies Look to Boost Awareness

Open house set for Sept. 22; Coffee with a Coach is Oct. 8

OXFORD, Miss. – Two University of Mississippi programs that provide support to help ensure student success have scheduled events designed to increase awareness of the services they offer to assist students. An open house sponsored by Academic Support Programs, part of the Center for Student Success and First-Year Experience, and Developmental Studies, a program operatedRead the story …

Gabby Rivera to Give Latinx Heritage and LGBTQ+ History Month Keynote

OXFORD, Miss. – Gabby Rivera wants to inspire a generation of diverse voices and queer and Latinx youth to share their stories with the world. She is bringing her talk, “Inspiring Radical Creativity,” to the University of Mississippi to celebrate Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month and LGBTQ+ History Month. The in-person event hosted by theRead the story …

Constitutionality of Vaccine Mandates Topic for UM Lecture

OXFORD, Miss. – The director of the Mississippi Justice Institute is set to discuss the constitutionality of vaccine mandates Monday (Sept. 27) at the University of Mississippi. Aaron Rice is addressing the topic, “Is a Federal Vaccine Mandate Constitutional?” The free event, which begins at 4 p.m. in the Gertrude C. Ford Ole Miss StudentRead the story …

Census Redistricting Data Available in User-Friendly Format

OXFORD, Miss. – The U.S. Census Bureau has launched a more user-friendly format for the 2020 Census Redistricting Data to help local and state governments understand the demographic changes happening in their communities and across Mississippi. Residents can visit https://data.census.gov/cedsci/ to access demographic characteristics at all geographic levels, including census block and county. This data, originally releasedRead the story …