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 …

UM Celebrating Students, Faculty Achievements through Awards Page

OXFORD, Miss. – Despite the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Mississippi is continuing to celebrate the achievements of its students and faculty. The Office of the Provost has launched an Honors & Awards 2020 Convocation website dedicated to highlighting the accomplishments typically awarded on campus during this time, such as the Elsie M.Read the story …

Free Communiversity Classes Open to Public

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi Communiversity program is offering free noncredit classes for the Ole Miss and Oxford community to support and encourage members during the COVID-19 health crisis. People working from home who would like to polish their Zoom meeting protocol can check out “Speaking with Confidence Online,” led by UM speech instructorRead the story …

UM Awarded Circle of Excellence Chapter Status by Phi Kappa Phi

This is the second year Ole Miss has earned designation

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi chapter of Phi Kappa Phi honor society has been awarded Circle of Excellence Silver status for the 2019-20 academic year. It’s the second year in a row the university’s chapter has received the designation from the nation’s oldest multidisciplinary collegiate honor society. The Circle of Excellence chapter awards program acknowledges chaptersRead the story …

Students Get Free Access to Barnes & Noble E-textbooks

More than 55,000 titles available to ease transition to online learning in wake of pandemic

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi students have no-cost access to more than 55,000 e-textbooks thanks to Barnes & Nobles’ efforts to help college campuses ease their transition into online learning to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Barnes & Noble has locations on 1,400 campuses, including UM. The move to provide free access helps campuses transition to online andRead the story …