Insurance Industry Partners with University

Firms, industry group and UM commit to expand, diversify talent pipeline

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi has launched a new insurance certificate program to provide students from historically Black colleges and universities in Mississippi with training, networks and experience to enter a field ripe with job opportunities. The new initiative, set to kick off in the fall 2023 semester, is fueled by a partnershipRead the story …

Partnership Expands Health Care in Union County

Support of UM School of Pharmacy helps clinic improve care for patients

OXFORD, Miss. – A partnership between North Mississippi Health Services and the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy is giving patients at one rural clinic a higher level of health care while extending the decades-long relationship between NMHS and Ole Miss. Tupelo-based NMHS’s arrangement with the pharmacy school enables Adam Pate, UM clinical associate professorRead the story …

AT&T, Ole Miss Partner to Enhance MOST

Collaboration to help students prepare for college, careers

OXFORD, Miss. – AT&T and the University of Mississippi are partnering to increase digital literacy among underserved African American high school students across Mississippi by helping them prepare for college and careers. The initiative, which includes workshops on resumes, job searches, online safety and more, is part of this year’s Mississippi Outreach to Scholastic Talent,Read the story …

Building a BASE for Success

Ole Miss business school launches initiative to strengthen relationships with industry

OXFORD, Miss. – To prepare University of Mississippi students to succeed and lead in the rapidly changing market, the School of Business Administration has launched a program to connect students and faculty with industry. The Core for Business Analytics, Sales and Supply Chain – referred to as BASE – combines faculty knowledge with industry interestsRead the story …

Communicators Listen and Learn from Industry Experts at IMC Connect!

Students get advice from professionals and researchers during inaugural conference

OXFORD, Miss. – Several industry leaders and academic researchers networked with University of Mississippi students, faculty and staff and sparked conversation on a number of topics at IMC Connect! 2022, an inaugural conference hosted by the School of Journalism and New Media.  Organized by students in an event-planning course in the integrated marketing communications master’sRead the story …

Women’s Empowerment Theme of UM Manufacturing Conference

Daylong event encourages women already in or considering STEM careers

OXFORD, Miss. – As Women’s History Month came to an end, female University of Mississippi students in STEM fields were strongly encouraged to empower themselves in the male-dominated manufacturing industry during a daylong conference. More than 150 participants met Thursday (March 31) at The Inn at Ole Miss for “Step Forward: Advancing Women in Manufacturing,”Read the story …

School of Pharmacy Partners with doTERRA on Essential Oil Research

Agreement expands relationship to include expanded studies on consistency, purity and potency

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah and OXFORD, Miss. – Health and wellness company dōTERRA and the University of Mississippi National Center for Natural Products Research, based within the UM School of Pharmacy, have agreed to a five-year research partnership that will focus on establishing quality standards for the essential oil industry. As part of the partnership, NCNPRRead the story …

Law School Names 2022 Class of Business Law Fellows

Fourteen first-year students selected for program that features summer program, featured speakers

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi School of Law has named 14 first-year law students as 2022 business law fellows. The new fellows are: Hattie Burdin, of Cape Girardeau, Missouri; Cassidy Dearman, Leakesville; Kennedy Gerard, Laplace, Louisiana; Madison Gray, Monticello, Arkansas; Holdon Guy, Johnson City, Tennessee; Colin Haley, Charlotte, North Carolina; Dawn Jackson, Baldwyn;Read the story …

Kroger Makes Five-Year Pledge to Reduce Food Insecurity

Grove Grocery provides healthy meals at no charge to campus community

OXFORD, Miss. – A strategic partnership with Kroger helped Grove Grocery provide 9,291 free meals to those in the University of Mississippi community with food insecurity issues during the 2020-21 academic year. To ensure this crucial resource continues, Kroger has committed to maintain its support for the next five years. Since the pandemic began, “theRead the story …

School of Pharmacy Partners with Takeda Pharmaceuticals on Fellowship

Pharmacy administration students to gain valuable experience preparing them for industry careers

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy and Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A. Inc. have established a new fellowship that will help pharmacy administration students gain valuable industry experience in a real-world setting. Takeda is one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, with a long history in research and development of patient treatments. TheRead the story …