Division of Outreach Earns Constant Contact Award

Unit recognized among top 10 percent of users driving powerful marketing

OXFORD, Miss. – Digital marketing is a highly competitive and valuable resource for corporations, organizations and universities around the globe. The University of Mississippi’s Division of Outreach and Continuing Education has been honored for its successful use of this medium to reach prospective students and program participants through targeted email campaigns. This month, the marketingRead the story …

UM Offers New Ways for Kids to Have Fun While Learning this Summer

Community invited to explore options at Feb. 12 open house

OXFORD, Miss. – It’s inevitable. Kids are going to be spending a lot of time playing video games this summer. Instructors from the University of Mississippi want to show them how to do this safely and perhaps even professionally through the brand new “Esports Business Workshop,” coming up June 24-28 for rising ninth-to-12th-graders. This isRead the story …

Get Immersed in French Culture and Cuisine with UM Communiversity

Special Valentine's date-night cooking class coming up Feb. 9

OXFORD, Miss.­­­ – If you are looking for a fun night out with the opportunity to use fresh ingredients and new spices to cook with the flair of Julia Child, mark your calendars for a variety of new cooking courses offered by the University of Mississippi Communiversity program this month. Judy Bogan, an acclaimed chefRead the story …

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 …