New Music Faculty Member Performs Friday

Nave Graham to play flute pieces by Debussy, Jolivet and more

OXFORD, Miss. – Flutist Nave Graham performs her first solo faculty recital since joining the University of Mississippi Department of Music on Friday (Jan. 24). Graham, who joined the faculty in August, will be accompanied by Adrienne Park, instructor of piano, for the recital, set for 7:30 p.m. in Nutt Auditorium. Graham said she willRead the story …

Ole Miss Dining Introduces Starship Delivery Robots

New on-campus service is first for SEC

OXFORD, Miss. – As University of Mississippi students resume classes for the spring semester, they are sharing the campus’ sidewalks with a fleet of robots that can deliver meals at the push of a button. Starship Technologies, the world’s leading autonomous delivery service, has launched robot food delivery services at the university, the first inRead the story …

New Engineering Emphasis Focuses on Computer Security

With expert faculty hires, three courses to be offered beginning fall 2020 semester

OXFORD, Miss. – As hackers continue infiltrating global databases, stealing personal identities and illegally accessing financial assets, computer security professionals are in high demand in both industry and academia. In response, the Department of Computer and Information Science at the University of Mississippi is offering a new security emphasis. The department has hired assistant professorsRead the story …

League of Legends Communications Director to Speak with Students

Ole Miss graduate Ryan Rigney will discuss pursing his dreams in the gaming world

OXFORD, Miss. – Ryan Rigney, global communications lead for the League of Legends franchise, will be the first speaker of the spring semester at the University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media.  Rigney will address an audience at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 29 in the Overby Center auditorium. He also will be one ofRead the story …

Celebrating 20 Exceptional Years

Women's Council hosts Feb.14 dinner, auction of 'experiences' to bolster student programming

OXFORD, Miss. – Twenty years ago, a group of University of Mississippi alumnae leaders set out to use their resources and voices to help change the world – one student at a time. The Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy will celebrate its anniversary Feb. 14 with a dinner-dance and auction of unique experiences toRead the story …

Aria Competition Caps off Weekend of Opportunity for Singers

Public invited to hear participants Sunday in UM Nutt Auditorium

OXFORD, Miss. – Sunday morning will find eight dedicated young singers, about to embark upon their professional careers, singing their hearts out at the University of Mississippi. Each singer will perform two arias, and the winner of the competition will receive a cash prize and an invitation to return to Oxford in March to performRead the story …

Education Professor Begins Advisory Role with Carnegie Project

Amy Wells Dolan working to help improve higher ed doctoral programs nationwide

OXFORD, Miss. – Amy Wells Dolan, associate dean of the University of Mississippi School of Education, has been named Council of Delegates chair for the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate. Established in 2007, CPED is a consortium of more than 100 colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada and is dedicated to design ofRead the story …

Panel Offers Expertise on Thinking and Working Entrepreneurially

'LMR Live' airs show online, offers free seating Friday in Nutt Auditorium

OXFORD, Miss. – How can performers and artists create opportunity by engaging with their communities? This is one of the questions “LMR Live” will take on during its 30th episode, set for 7:30 p.m. Friday (Jan. 17) in Nutt Auditorium. “We used to think artists – and musicians, in particular – could only be performersRead the story …

From POW to Peace Advocate, Professor Shines on International Stage

Zenebe Beyene speaks at Nobel event, plans international partnership for reconciliation in Ethiopia

OXFORD, Miss. – When University of Mississippi journalism professor Zenebe Beyene was a student at Ethiopia’s naval academy in 1990, he found himself captured by the Eritrean People’s Liberation Front and became a prisoner of war.  From his office in Farley Hall, Beyene said the terrifying experience decades ago shaped his life. Zenebe, an assistant professorRead the story …

UM Online Graduate Education Programs Ranked Among Nation’s Best

U.S. News pegs Ole Miss offerings at No. 32 among public institutions

OXFORD, Miss. – U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of Mississippi among the nation’s best online graduate degrees in education for the second year in a row.  Ranked at No. 32 among public institutions, UM is in the top 10 percent of institutions nationwide and is tied with Ball State University, Georgia State University,Read the story …