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 …

2022 Mississippi Entrepreneurship Forum Set for April 6-7

OXFORD, Miss. – Entrepreneurs, economic developers, innovators and future business owners are set to gather April 6-7, 2022 in Vicksburg to learn about the climate and future of entrepreneurship in Mississippi. The seventh annual Mississippi Entrepreneurship Forum is sponsored by the Mississippi Development Authority and the University of Mississippi‘s McLean Institute for Public Service andRead the story …

University Recognizes Employees for 25 Years of Service

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi is honoring 30 employees who have reached the 25-year milestone of service to the institution. During a luncheon Wednesday (Dec. 1) at The Inn at Ole Miss, Chancellor Glenn Boyce congratulated the group and thanked them for their service. “I’ve long believed that the great impact this universityRead the story …

Annual Adopt-a-Basket Program Helps UM Feed Area Families

Donations being accepted through mid-November

OXFORD, Miss. – As the winter holidays draw near, the University of Mississippi community is working together to provide meals for area families in need. Just in time for Thanksgiving, the 17th Adopt-a-Basket program is accepting food donations on the first floor of the Gertrude C. Ford Ole Miss Student Union in the leadership andRead the story …

‘All In. All Year’ Calendar Highlights Identity Year-Round

Cross-departmental calendar promotes intersectional events

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement is seeking to be “All In. All Year” by representing a range of cultures and identities together under one big tent across the entire year. The “All In. All Year” calendar brings campus communities together with events highlighting the diverse culturesRead the story …

University’s EAC Report Card Posted

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi is making its Education Achievement Council report card available to the public. The document may be viewed at https://irep.olemiss.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/98/2021/10/UM-EAC-Report.pdf. To request a copy of the report, email umpr@olemiss.edu. On Oct. 18, the Mississippi board of trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning announced that the Education Achievement CouncilRead the story …

New Faculty Members Join Department of Psychology

A dynamic cohort strengthens UM with their experience and expertise

OXFORD, Miss. – The Department of Psychology at the University of Mississippi has welcomed five new faculty members this year. They are Kristin Austin, Jeffery Bednark, Andy Hales, Grace Rivera and Kurt Streeter. “It is with great enthusiasm we welcome these five outstanding new faculty to their new positions,” said Rebekah Smith, professor and chairRead the story …

New Mobile Safety App Use Encouraged for UM Students, Employees

Everbridge provides emergency communications, COVID-19 updates, live bus routes and more

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi students, faculty and staff are urged to download and use a new mobile safety app that improves emergency communications and provides COVID-19 updates and more. The Everbridge mobile safety app is available for download on Android and iOS devices and provides a direct, quick and convenient way to communicateRead the story …