COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduling Assistance Available on Campus

OXFORD, Miss. – Members of the University of Mississippi community needing assistance scheduling a local COVID-19 vaccine appointment can get help over the next two weeks on campus. Student pharmacists from the School of Pharmacy will be set up at various locations across campus to help anyone needing to schedule an appointment. The student pharmacistsRead the story …

Doctoral Student, Educator Recognized with MPE Scholarship

OXFORD, Miss. – A University of Mississippi doctoral student and English teacher in Belmont has received a $1,000 graduate scholarship from the Mississippi Professional Educators. Kristen Zemek, who teaches at Belmont High School, was among 20 students across the state to receive the $1,000 scholarship from MPE, which is awarded to members who wish toRead the story …

UM Named Voter Friendly Campus

Efforts from voting programs aim to increase education, registration

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi has been designated as a Voter Friendly Campus this semester, a recognition given to campuses nationwide that plan and implement practices to encourage students to register and vote. The designation comes as a result of the work of voting ambassadors across campus and the Division of Diversity andRead the story …

Trent Lott Leadership Institute Works to Prepare Future Leaders

Application for rising juniors and seniors open for the 2021 Pathways to Leadership Workshop

OXFORD, Miss.­­­ – The University of Mississippi‘s Trent Lott Leadership Institute is accepting applications for a two-day workshop from rising 11th and 12th graders who attend high school in south Mississippi and want to enhance their leadership abilities and make a difference in their schools and communities. The 2021 Pathways to Leadership Workshop will takeRead the story …

Dorothy Allison Focus of April Sarahtalk

UM doctoral candidate Sarah Heying to talk about author's exploration of sex, shame and intimacy

OXFORD, Miss. – Sarah Heying is exploring Dorothy Allison’s work as a leader in the third-wave feminism movement on Thursday (April 1) for the April Sarahtalk, hosted by the Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies at the University of Mississippi. “A lot of people are aware of Allison’s renown as a writer ofRead the story …

Putting Innovation in Motion

New UM webinar series to offer information on available entrepreneurship assistance

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi is looking to spark innovation and business growth among faculty, staff and students through a series of brief webinars about entrepreneurial resources available to them on campus and elsewhere. Presented by the university’s Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, the Spark Series includes free 45-minute webinars on entrepreneurialRead the story …

UM Earns Military Friendly Gold Rating

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi has, for the fourth year in a row, increased its Military Friendly rating. This year, UM achieved a Military Friendly Gold rating, the second-highest honor given to colleges and universities. Published by Military Friendly, the rating identifies organizations that invest in programs that improve veterans’ lives. Moving theRead the story …

Sullivan Award Nominations Deadline Next Week

UM community asked to nominate selfless community servants

OXFORD, Miss. – The Division of Diversity and Community Engagement and the Division of Student Affairs are accepting nominations for the 2021 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award, the highest award in honor of service at the University of Mississippi. This award is given to members of the university community who embody the qualities of honesty, morality,Read the story …

Deadline to Complete Student Healthy Minds Survey is Friday

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi students have an opportunity this week to complete the Healthy Minds Survey, which will affect the future of mental health, substance use and suicide prevention planning and resource allotment on campus. The anonymous survey results will give university leaders a more complete picture of student health at the universityRead the story …

MSPA Honors Nancy Dupont with Award

Journalism professor recognized for dedication to broadcast field

OXFORD, Miss. – The Mississippi Scholastic Press Association board of advisers has unanimously approved a request by the University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media to rename its Broadcast Adviser of the Year award in honor of Nancy Dupont.  Dupont, who joined the Ole Miss journalism faculty in 2006, recently announced that sheRead the story …