UM-Tupelo Alumni, Executive Director Among Tupelo’s ‘Top 40 Under 40’

Former business students and administrator honored for 2018

TUPELO, Miss.­­­ – Two former University of Mississippi at Tupelo students and the campus’ executive director have been named to northeast Mississippi’s “Top 40 Under 40” list of influential leaders. Business, civic, and community leaders who are 40 years of age and under are nominated by community members and evaluated by an independent panel. HostedRead the story …

Matching Gift to Benefit Medgar Evers Scholarship in Law

Alumnus, former professor challenges others to contribute to endowment

OXFORD, Miss. – John Robin Bradley, a native of Inverness, is challenging the University of Mississippi Office of Development to raise $100,000 for the Medgar Evers Scholarship in Law Endowment. In turn, he has agreed to match up to the total goal amount himself. Bradley, law professor emeritus, wants the scholarship endowment to grow andRead the story …

UM Again Named Among ‘Great Colleges to Work For’

University included on annual ranking for past decade

OXFORD, Miss. – For the 10th consecutive year, the University of Mississippi was named to the “Great Colleges to Work For” list compiled annually by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The Chronicle has published the “Great Colleges to Work For” list for the last 11 years, with UM recognized in 10 of those years. In theRead the story …

Meet Katherine Slone, May’s Staff Member of the Month

Katherine Slone, executive assistant in the Office of the Provost, has been selected as Staff Council’s Staff Member of the Month for May. To help us get to know her better, Slone answered a few questions for Inside Ole Miss. IOM: How long have you worked at Ole Miss?  Slone: Six years.          IOM: What isRead the story …

Crutchfield Presented UM Online Teaching Award

Social work faculty member recognized for excellence in distance instruction

OXFORD, Miss. – Jan Crutchfield, an assistant professor of social work at the University of Mississippi, has been honored with the Paragon Award for Excellence in Distance Teaching, which rewards online instructors who have exhibited good practice in course design and innovative use of technology. Each year, the Office of Academic Outreach within the UMRead the story …

Explore Photography with UM Communiversity Series

Award-winning photographer set for four sessions this fall

OXFORD, Miss. – Famed Mississippi author Eudora Welty once said, “A good snapshot keeps a moment from running away.” Robert Jordan, award-winning director of photography services at the University of Mississippi, will show participants how to capture their own memories during a series of photography classes being offered through the UM Communiversity program this fall.Read the story …

Symposium to Highlight Eggleston Exhibit at UM Museum

Panel discussions to examine photographer's influence and experiences

OXFORD, Miss – “The Beautiful Mysterious: The Extraordinary Gaze of William Eggleston” presented by the University of Mississippi Museum features 36 works from the fine art photographer in an exclusive exhibition of the museum’s permanent collection. The exhibition, sponsored by Friends of the Museum, runs through Jan. 14, 2017. The public is invited to anRead the story …

UM Ranked Among Nation’s Best MBA Programs

Campus and online programs rise in prestigious Businessweek and U.S. News listings

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi School of Business Administration has risen significantly on Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2015 list of Best MBA programs. UM ranked No. 69 this year in the second year that Bloomberg Businessweek has compiled the list. This is up seven places from its No. 76 position a year ago. Bloomberg compiled dataRead the story …