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 …

Nonprofit Fair to Connect Students with Community

Local organizations will be on hand to share volunteer opportunities

OXFORD, Miss. – Students at the University of Mississippi have an opportunity to plug into the larger Oxford and Lafayette County communities Wednesday (Feb. 23) at the Center for Community Engagement‘s nonprofit fair. Local nonprofits, community organizations, and free and reduced-cost service providers will be on hand to share valuable work they do and talkRead the story …

Learn to Manage Blood Pressure and Heart Health

OXFORD, Miss. – In honor of Heart Health Month, University of Mississippi employees are invited to participate in training to learn to prevent and control hypertension and heart disease. The training, at 11 a.m. Wednesday (Feb. 23), is slated for the Garland Annex, Room 102. Anita Kipping, a registered nurse at Employee Health Service, willRead the story …

First-Year Law Students Provide Meal for Health Care Workers

Group raised $316 in just 20 minutes to help nurses and staff affected by winter weather

OXFORD, Miss. – Winter weather is common in many states, but not Mississippi. A slight wintry mix or snow can create hazardous road conditions and make it very difficult to travel. University of Mississippi first-year law student Emmy Thrower’s thoughts immediately went to health care workers in the area when snow was forecast earlier thisRead the story …