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 …

Faculty, Students Represent University at Natchez Literary Celebration

Several UM professors join William Winter Scholars at event

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi will be well-represented at the 32nd annual Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration, a virtual event set for Feb. 22-27 that is free and open to the public. Ann Fisher-Wirth, a professor of English and director of the university’s interdisciplinary minor in environmental studies, and Annemarie Anderson, a Southern studiesRead the story …

2021 Mississippi Entrepreneurship Forum Set for April 13-14

OXFORD, Miss. – Entrepreneurs, economic developers, innovators and future business owners will converge virtually in April at the 2021 Mississippi Entrepreneurship Forum with the goal of learning more about the climate and future of entrepreneurship in Mississippi. The event, sponsored by the University of Mississippi’s McLean Institute for Public Service and Community Engagement, will beRead the story …

Alcohol Use Disorder Topic for Virtual Science Cafe

Indiana researcher to discuss study during Feb. 16 event on Zoom

OXFORD, Miss. – The use of rodents in examining alcohol use disorder is the topic for a virtual Oxford Science Cafe scheduled for Tuesday (Feb. 16). The virtual program sponsored by the University of Mississippi Department of Physics and Astronomy will be hosted on Zoom beginning at 6 p.m. Nicholas Timme, a postdoctoral researcher atRead the story …

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 …