Keep Teaching: 7 Tips for Converting to Online Instruction

As UM faculty move to virtual classrooms, e-learning veterans share their best tips and tricks

OXFORD, Miss. – As everyone adjusts to a new normal while trying to stay safe in the midst of COVID-19, University of Mississippi faculty are going above and beyond to provide uninterrupted coursework, but in an online format to keep students engaged and, above all, safe. “I am pleased that our semester is back underwayRead the story …

Finding Recreation Within Isolation

UM expert suggests fun outdoor activities for coping with COVID-19 crisis

OXFORD, Miss. – Pandemic precautions have closed most public venues, but a University of Mississippi recreation expert says there’s still plenty of outdoor fun for people to enjoy while also remaining safe under the global health guidelines and local municipal regulations. “This is a wonderful time to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors,” saidRead the story …

Maintaining Progress for Children with Learning, Language Disorders

UM Communication Sciences and Disorders faculty offer resources for families sheltering in place

OXFORD, Miss. – With millions of families adjusting to a “new normal” at home with children out of school, those children with language or learning disorders are disproportionately affected by the disruption to their daily routines. Faculty members in the University of Mississippi‘s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders provide intensive language therapy for young children withRead the story …

Expert on Viruses Unpacks COVID-19 for Nonscientists

Why is this novel coronavirus causing a global pandemic?

OXFORD, Miss. – Wayne Gray, a virologist in the University of Mississippi Department of Biology with more than 40 years’ experience studying viruses, is offering some insights that may help the public understand the COVID-19 pandemic. A researcher at the University of Arkansas College of Medicine for 37 years, he came to Ole Miss in 2014Read the story …

UM Releases Coronavirus Guidance for Faculty, Staff and Students

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi has responded to the rapidly evolving situation with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) with amended schedules and guidance for faculty, staff and students to maximize social distancing in an effort to slow the transmission of the disease.    All classes on the Oxford campus, and the regional campuses areRead the story …