Stronger Together to Host Second Open-Dialogue Event

Participants to discuss allyship within university family

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi organizers behind the Stronger Together conversation series are back with a second open dialogue, this time focusing on allyship within the university family. The second Stronger Together open-dialogue event is set for 6 p.m. Wednesday (June 24). Anyone interested in attending can register by completing this form, whichRead the story …

Journalism Instructor Leading Online Freedom of Information Event

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media will co-sponsor a Zoom event Tuesday (June 23) that explores open meetings, public records and what the public is entitled to know about COVID-19. Ellen Meacham, adjunct instructor of journalism, will lead the 11 a.m. event, which is open to the public.Read the story …

IHL: University leaders respond to NCAA position on Mississippi state flag

Joint statement from the institutional executive officers of Mississippi’s eight public universities Mississippi’s public universities respect the NCAA’s position as it relates to the State of Mississippi’s flag.  Several years ago, our universities recognized that the Mississippi state flag in its current form is divisive and chose to lower the flag on our campuses. Today,Read the story …

Space Law Center Hosts Webinar on Race

Session to explore how space exploration can further causes of equality and social justice

OXFORD, Miss. – The Center for Air and Space Law, part of the University of Mississippi School of Law, is hosting a free online discussion of “Race in Space: A Conversation about Equality and Civil Rights” on Thursday (June 18). Set for 10 to 11:15 a.m., the webinar will feature experts discussing race from differentRead the story …

University Groups Hosting Dialogue Series on Racism in America

Members of the UM family hoping to encourage healing, allyship and action

OXFORD, Miss. – Racial injustice and pain have been brought to the national forefront by the recent killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery. University of Mississippi organizers hope to create a space for healing, allyship and community action through a new Stronger Together Dialogue Series. The Stronger Together event, which will beRead the story …

Medical Graduate Training Program Selects UM Scholars

Three Ole Miss doctoral students chosen for advanced program at Medical Center

JACKSON, Miss. – Eight doctoral students from four Mississippi universities have been selected as members of the second cohort of the Robert Smith, M.D. Graduate Scholars Program as part of the Jackson Heart Study Graduate Training and Education Center at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. The second cohort of UMMC-GTEC scholars consists of threeRead the story …

Students Recognized for Commitment to University

Three Columns Society members presented annual awards for dedication

OXFORD, Miss. – Three University of Mississippi students have been honored as part of their affiliation with the Columns Society to recognize their commitment to serving the institution. Members of the Columns Society serve as the official hosts and hostesses for the university, and each year, awards are presented to those members who show exceptionalRead the story …

Communiversity Program Offers Free Courses this Week

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi Communiversity program is continuing to offer free noncredit classes to support and encourage the Ole Miss and Oxford community during this time. All courses are offered online through Zoom. If the spring showers and sunshine afternoons have you dreaming of starting a garden, you might want to joinRead the story …

UM Celebrating Graduates in Live, Virtual Event

Ole Miss leaders evaluating plans for in-person ceremony at later date

OXFORD, Miss. – As University of Mississippi leaders continue to evaluate plans to hold an in-person Commencement ceremony at a later date, the university will honor its graduates in a live, virtual celebratory event on May 9. “The university remains committed to doing all it can to honor our graduates in person when it is safeRead the story …

UM Cancels In-Person, On-Campus Summer Camps and Events

Virtual experiences to be offered where possible

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi is canceling all in-person on-campus summer camps, conferences, events and other experiences on the Oxford and regional campuses through Aug. 1, 2020. The decision was made in light of continuing uncertainty about conducting programming safely due to the COVID-19 pandemic and includes events scheduled for the Oxford, Tupelo,Read the story …