UM Earns Three CASE Awards for Excellence in Marketing, Communications

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi won three awards in the 2021 Council for Advancement and Support of Education District III competition recognizing the best education and nonprofit marketing and communications programs across the Southeast. Among nearly 800 entries spanning 66 categories, only 30 entries received the Grand Gold award recognizing the most exceptionalRead the story …

University Partners with MSU to Advance Pharmacy Education

Preferred Admission Program offers students spot in Ole Miss professional program

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy is strengthening its Preferred Admissions Program, as Mississippi State University becomes the fifth in-state college to collaborate with the pharmacy school. The partnership offers admission for first-year MSU students who excel in pre-pharmacy classes and demonstrate a passion for service activities. Students who are partRead the story …

Students Invited to Late-Night Breakfast Friday

ASB and SAA debut Flagship Fridays, late-night programming to keep students engaged

OXFORD, Miss. – The Associated Student Body and Student Activities Association are partnering with Aramark to offer students breakfast Friday night (Jan. 22) for the first in a series of monthly late-night campus events at the University of Mississippi. “Flagship Fridays are open to all students to serve as a space for people who areRead the story …

Understanding Vaccines Topic for Virtual Oxford Science Cafe

UM biologist to discuss types, safety and side effects during Jan. 19 event on Zoom

OXFORD, Miss. – The history and variety of vaccines – including the recent development of vaccines for COVID-19 – is the topic for a virtual Oxford Science Cafe scheduled for Jan. 19 by University of Mississippi faculty researchers. The virtual Oxford Science Cafe program will be hosted on Zoom beginning at 6 p.m. Wayne Gray,Read the story …

Employees Recognized for 25 Years of Service

Honorees presented awards during luncheon

OXFORD, Miss. – Fourteen University of Mississippi employees have been recognized for their 25 years of service. During a ceremony Dec. 2 at The Inn at Ole Miss, which followed local, state and university COVID-19 protocols, university leaders recognized the following longtime employees for their work and dedication to the institution: Kristina M. Boggan, administrativeRead the story …

Donations Sought for 23rd Annual Books and Bears Program

UM community asked to donate funds for Facilities Management employees' children

OXFORD, Miss. – For 22 years, University of Mississippi students, faculty and staff have purchased and donated toys and books for the children of its Facilities Management Department service workers through the annual Books and Bears program. This year, because of COVID-19 restrictions, both the gifts and their manner of distribution will be different. InRead the story …

Expanded COVID-19 Testing Available Before Thanksgiving

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi has increased the number of available asymptomatic testing days ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.  All students, faculty and staff can get tested, including those who have been tested previously. Email invitations will continue to go out each week remaining in the fall semester; however, all appointment times are open and peopleRead the story …

Museum Pop-Up Art Sale in Progress

Virtual event aims to raise funds for operations and programs

OXFORD, Miss. – The Friends of the University of Mississippi Museum aren’t able to gather this fall beneath the lights of Rowan Oak for the annual Harvest Supper, but the group is coming together through an extraordinary online art sale in progress through Thursday (Nov. 12). This year, the traditional Harvest Supper Art Auction isRead the story …

Election Day Quick Guide for Faculty and Staff

OXFORD, Miss. – Whether this is your first time voting or you’ve been to the polls many times before, you may have questions or challenges in regard to voting in this year’s election. Here are a number of resources and logistical items to help as you cast your ballots on Tuesday (Nov. 3). If youRead the story …

Ole Miss Alumni Association Welcomes 2020-21 Officers

Laurel executive Lampkin Butts starts term as president

OXFORD, Miss. – The Ole Miss Alumni Association announced elected officers for 2020-21 at its annual meeting Saturday (Oct. 24) as part of the University of Mississippi‘s Homecoming activities. This year’s meeting was conducted outside in front of the Triplett Alumni Center to provide more space and social distancing. Lampkin Butts (BBA 73), of Laurel,Read the story …