Online MBA Program Ranks Among Top 10 in Nation

School's online degree earns national recognition from U.S. News

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi’s online Master of Business Administration program has been named as one of the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. The rankings, released today (Jan. 25), place Ole Miss in a three-way tie for No. 9 among public universities and No. 12 overall. UM is tiedRead the story …

Creating a Championship Culture

UM education professor, Oxford High football coach author book on building 'thick' organizations

OXFORD, Miss. – As Oxford High School football coach Chris Cutcliffe puts it, it all started with one leader asking another leader for a “set of fresh eyes” on his program. From there, a new book was born. “How to Build a Thick Institution” (BookBaby), by Hunter Taylor, University of Mississippi clinical assistant professor inRead the story …

Father’s Legacy Lives through Pharmacy Scholarship

Val Soldevila's gift to help future generations of Ole Miss student pharmacists

OXFORD, Miss. – Students often look to their parents for guidance and inspiration when deciding on their career path. For Val Soldevila, that was no different, as his father, Frank Soldevila, provided many footsteps to follow. “I have heard his story numerous times, of how he came to the United States from Panama without speakingRead the story …

Spring SouthTalks Continue ‘Mississippi Voices’ Theme

First lecture set for Jan. 26; schedule includes both virtual and in-person events

OXFORD, Miss. – The spring SouthTalks Series, sponsored by the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi, continues the focus on “Mississippi Voices.” This theme finds connections to other places, problems and people that solidify the global interconnectedness made undeniable by the pandemic. SouthTalks explore the interdisciplinary nature of Southern studies and includesRead the story …

New Center Advances Medical Cannabis Science, Education

NCCRE to provide leadership and expertise to health care professionals, industry, government officials

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi is home to a new center that will prioritize resources toward patient and public safety on the medicinal use of cannabis. The National Center for Cannabis Research and Education will foster and conduct scientific research, data analysis, education and training on the health effects of cannabis. NCCRE researchersRead the story …

Overstreet Champions Band, Accountancy with Major Gift

Donation to help renovate Pride of the South practice facilities, build new home for Patterson School

OXFORD, Miss. – On a breezy Friday afternoon, the University of Mississippi‘s Pride of the South marching band members finished the day’s rehearsal and then gathered close to shout in unison: “Thank you, Helen!” Watching the students from a hill nearby, Helen Overstreet beamed in response. The 1981 UM alumna and avid band fan hasRead the story …

Students Honored for Creating Positive Change

Majestic Gay and Frederick Williams are first recipients of scholarship honoring Donald Cole

OXFORD, Miss. – A student activist, professor and leader, Don Cole has retired from the University of Mississippi but continues to influence the lives of Ole Miss students through a new scholarship endowment. Majestic Gay and Frederick Williams – the inaugural recipients of the Donald Cole Catalyst for Change Scholarship – will expand Cole’s legacyRead the story …

A Place for All

Gift supports student programming in LGBTQIA+ Lounge

OXFORD, Miss. – A gift from a University of Mississippi alumnus will support Spring Pride Camp, an annual event designed to provide fun, networking opportunities and information on campus resources for students who are members and allies of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community. The gift will also provide support for student programmingRead the story …

Ethiopian Airlines Graduate Cohort Flying High with Master’s Degrees

Partnership puts 17 employees through integrated marketing communications program

OXFORD, Miss. – Though they’re rising stars working for Africa’s largest airline and already have impressive resumes, 17 integrated marketing communications students soon will be able to add master’s degrees from the University of Mississippi to their qualifications. The cohort is the fruit of a partnership between the UM School of Journalism and New MediaRead the story …

The University Is Part of the Family

Four Goulet siblings and two parents spend time together at Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. – Yazmin Goulet’s transcript shows she stayed at the University of Mississippi an extra semester to add a minor to her already impressive resume, but the real reason is this: It’s not every day you get to go to college with three of your siblings. “It’s like the university is part of ourRead the story …