College of Liberal Arts Career Fair and Expo Coming April 16

Students can prep for fair with workshops and alumni networking

OXFORD, Miss. – This spring, University of Mississippi liberal arts majors will have free access to resume workshops, mock interview sessions and the advice of College of Liberal Arts alumni – all culminating in the first-ever CLA Career Fair and Expo on April 16.  These prep events are designed to help students, from freshmen throughRead the story …

Elsie Hood Award Nominations Due March 1

Honor is university's top teaching accolade

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi is seeking nominations for the 2020 Elsie M. Hood Outstanding Teacher Award, the highest teaching honor the university bestows upon its professors. Faculty, staff, students and alumni are encouraged to submit nominations by March 1 for this year’s honoree. Assistant, associate and full professors are eligible, except previousRead the story …

Cellist Performs Free Recital Feb. 4 in Bryant Hall

First Tuesdays noontime music series welcomes Christine Kralik

OXFORD, Miss. – Someone looking for a great way to spend a lunch hour would be hard-pressed to do better than to head to Bryant Hall at the University of Mississippi on the first Tuesday of each month for 45 minutes of live music in a beautiful setting. At 12:15 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 4), ChristineRead the story …

Journalism Jobs Conference Aims to Put Students to Work

Recent graduates return to discuss careers, make connections and offer advice

OXFORD, Miss. – Journalism students interested in making industry connections and getting a jump-start on the post-graduation job search will want to mark their calendars for the School of Journalism and New Media‘s 2020 Jobs Conference at the University of Mississippi. The event, set for 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday (Jan. 30) in Farley Hall andRead the story …

Students Invited to Lyceum for Food, Fun, Conversation

Open Doors event aims to bolster student-leadership relations

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi students are invited to the Lyceum Jan. 28 for an opportunity to meet and greet with members of the university’s senior leadership team. The event, called Open Doors, will encourage students to connect with decision-makers at the university’s highest levels in a laid-back setting. “Open Doors is a casual,Read the story …

Commission Reaffirms University’s Accreditation

Decision recognizes UM dedication to providing best possible educational experiences

OXFORD, Miss. – The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges has reaffirmed the University of Mississippi‘s accreditation. The decision was announced at the association’s annual meeting in Houston, Texas, in early December. The mission of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, or SACSCOC, is to ensure the educational qualityRead the story …

Sarah Isom Center Podcast Puts New Lens on Southern Culture

'Swerve South' examines region's gender and sexuality

OXFORD, Miss. – Rock stars. Rebellion. Radical spaces. Welcome to the universe of “Swerve South,” a new podcast produced by the University of Mississippi‘s Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies.  “Swerve South,” a six-part weekly series that debuted Nov. 27, examines the Deep South through the lenses of gender, feminism, multiculturalism, pop culture and queerRead the story …

Next ‘First Tuesdays’ Performance Features Flutist on Dec. 3

Lunchtime music series in Bryant Hall continues with Nave Graham

OXFORD, Miss. – The next performance in the First Tuesdays in Bryant Hall Noontime Music Series features flutist and new University of Mississippi instructor of music Nave Graham on Dec. 3. Graham will play three pieces for flute and electronics. One of the pieces is Eve Beglarian’s “I Will Not Be Sad in This World”Read the story …

National Sea Grant Law Center Launches Shellfish Aquaculture Podcast

Series produced at UM School of Law tackles 'who, what, where and why' of industry

OXFORD, Miss. – The National Sea Grant Law Center at the University of Mississippi School of Law has launched a shellfish aquaculture podcast. The eight-episode “Law on the Half Shell” podcast is part of a National Sea Grant College Program-funded collaboration to examine impediments to shellfish aquaculture across the United States. Kerrigan Herret, a studentRead the story …

Mississippi Entrepreneurship Forum Set for April 2-3, 2020

OXFORD, Miss. – The 2020 Mississippi Entrepreneurship Forum is slated for April 2-3, 2020 at the Vicksburg Convention Center. The event will bring together leading entrepreneurs, economic developers, innovators and future business owners to learn more about the entrepreneurial climate and the future of entrepreneurship in Mississippi. For the first time, the MEF will hostRead the story …