Helping Students Learn to Lead

Greens' gift supports UM public policy leadership majors in Lott Institute

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi alumni Kate and John Green, who’ve worked in some of the nation’s highest political offices, hope a scholarship they established will give Mississippi students a similar experience. The Kate and John Green Scholarship Endowment will support students majoring in public policy leadership through the Trent Lott Leadership Institute atRead the story …

Gift Supports Business Students, Student-Athletes

UM alumnus supports budding entrepreneurs, athletics support programs

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi student-athletes and business students will benefit from recent gifts made by alumnus Steve Rowell, of Brandon. Rowell’s gift stemmed from two thoughts: He was concerned about the impact the pandemic has had on Ole Miss athletics programs. Also, he knows firsthand that starting a business can be challenging andRead the story …

Cover Your Bases

Recent graduates encouraged to engage and support Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. – As sights and sounds of spring – such as flowers budding and baseball bats cracking – get underway, two University of Mississippi organizations are teaming up to encourage recent graduates to become more engaged with their alma mater. The Cover Your Bases campaign launches Friday (March 5) and offers UM graduates whoRead the story …

Doctoral Student Studies Effects of COVID-19 on School Meal Programs

Kritika Gutpa to present TEDx talk at March 9 event

OXFORD, Miss. – Kritika Gupta first learned about the potential of nutrition when she began studying nutrition and dietetics for her undergraduate degree in Phagwara, India. A second-year doctoral student in the nutrition and hospitality management program at the University of Mississippi, Gupta is using her knowledge in community nutrition to explore resilience in schoolRead the story …

Alumna Blends Love for Nutrition with Health Care in Fruitful Career

Leslie Berryhill begins new role as a clinical nutrition manager

OXFORD, Miss. – Leslie Berryhill, an alumna of the University of Mississippi School of Applied Sciences, continues to advance in her career in clinical dietetics as she begins a new role as a clinical nutrition manager with Ochsner Health System. Previously, Berryhill was the lead registered dietician for a level four Neonatal Intensive Care UnitRead the story …

Health Care Law Expert to Deliver Hartman Lecture

Alice P. Mead specializes in issues around production of medicinal cannabis

OXFORD, Miss. – Alice P. Mead, senior adviser for Greenwich Biosciences, will deliver the annual Charles W. Hartman Memorial Lecture on Friday (March 5) via Zoom webinar. The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy is hosting the free virtual event at noon, and the Zoom link can be found at https://pharmacy.olemiss.edu/events/. Mead, whose work focusesRead the story …

Reward a Helping Hand with a Frist Nomination

Honor recognizes faculty and staff members for going 'the extra mile' to serve students

OXFORD, Miss. – The stresses of moving away from home for the first time can be tough on many college students, and the past year has brought its own set of challenges and hardships, ranging from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to the recent winter storm. It’s no surprise that many students feel a need forRead the story …

Adjunct Professor Supports RMI Program

Gift will help UM business school attract, retain world-class faculty

OXFORD, Miss. – As a freshman, Van Hedges followed in his older brothers’ footsteps by majoring in electrical engineering at the University of Mississippi, but the Water Valley native soon discovered that he should really be majoring in business. After graduating in 1975 with an undergraduate degree in business administration, Hedges earned a Master ofRead the story …

UM Announces Plans for Full In-Person Fall 2021 Semester

Face-to-face classes, campus experience will resume at Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi announced today (Feb. 26) that the fall 2021 semester will be offered fully in person and on campus, a return to pre-COVID-19 operations. UM Chancellor Glenn Boyce shared the announcement with students, faculty and staff, stating that adjustments will be made if necessary based on government orders andRead the story …

University Lauded for Prevention Education Efforts

Seal recognizes UM as leader in areas of substance abuse, violence and discrimination deterrence

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi has been awarded the Campus Prevention Network Seal of Prevention, which recognizes the university’s commitment to safety, wellness and inclusion through a variety of digital prevention programs. The award was given by Everfi, a company that helps UM offer training modules for students. It is a testament toRead the story …