Gift Establishes Pharmacy Scholarship

Gladys Garrett contributes to help students attend UM, honor late husband

OXFORD, Miss. – Gladys Garrett’s gift to the University of Mississippi‘s School of Pharmacy will not only change students’ lives but perhaps the future of the health and pharmaceutical industry as graduates enter the field. Garrett’s gift of $100,000 to the university establishes the Gladys and M. Lynn Garrett Pharmacy Scholarship Endowment, honoring her lateRead the story …

School of Applied Sciences Expands Public Health Program

Concentration in epidemiology, new 4+1 and joint degree launching in fall 2022

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi‘s Department of Health, Exercise Science and Recreation Management is offering offer four new graduate degrees pathways in public health beginning this fall. The curricula have been approved for: An online Master of Public Health program A concentration in epidemiology, both online and in-person A 4+1 transitional program ARead the story …

Isom Center Names 2022-23 Fellows

Fellowship emphasizes interdisciplinary research in gender and sexuality

OXFORD, Miss. – The Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies has awarded fellowships to six University of Mississippi faculty members for their academic research related to gender and sexuality. Susan Pedigo, Lauren Bone Noble, Ari Friedlander, LaToya Faulk, Alexandra Lindgren-Gibson and D’Andre Walker are this year’s Isom fellows. “The fellows this year had such interestingRead the story …

Croft Student Lands Study Abroad Experience at Oxford University

Ole Miss senior among 10 visiting students at Blackfriars Hall for 2022-23 academic year

OXFORD, Miss. – As a student at the University of Mississippi, Brandon Kriplean has traveled the world seeking new experiences and learning along the way. This fall, his studies will take him from Oxford, Mississippi, to Oxford University in England. Kriplean, a rising senior in the Croft Institute for International Studies, was selected as oneRead the story …

Helping Build the Accountancy School of Tomorrow

Hardy gift honors educational foundation donor received at UM

OXFORD, Miss. – When Larry Hardy graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1969 with a master’s degree in accountancy, he knew he wanted to provide a similarly excellent education for others by making a positive impact on his alma mater. With $50,000 to the Patterson School of Accountancy Building Fund, his most recent of many giftsRead the story …

Liberal Arts Professors Honored for Excellence in Teaching, Research

Award recipients span the college's disciplines

OXFORD, Miss. – Eight University of Mississippi professors have been honored by the College of Liberal Arts for their excellence in teaching and research. Three professors were recognized for their exceptional teaching. Timothy Paul Yenter, associate professor of philosophy, received the Howell Family Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award. Named after alumni donors Dr. NorrisRead the story …

University Officials Mark High Point in New STEM Facility

Ceremony marks topping out of the Center for Science and Technology Innovation

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi officials and others celebrated a milestone in the construction of the emerging Jim and Thomas Duff Center for Science and Technology Innovation during a topping-out ceremony Thursday (June 23) on campus. Touting the economic and academic implications of the 202,000-square-foot science, technology, engineering and mathematics building, Chancellor Glenn BoyceRead the story …

Professor Works to Make Theologian’s Historical Records Accessible

Jeffrey Watt to complete decadeslong, high-profile Reformation period project with $365,000 grant

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi historian Jeffrey R. Watt has been working for 35 years to transcribe records kept by 16th century theologian John Calvin concerning the Consistory of Geneva. And thanks to two major grants to fund the painstaking work, he is closing in on the project’s completion. The documents provide a glimpseRead the story …

UM, Northwest Community College Partner for Dual Degree Program

Inaugural cohort being registered for innovative alliance between two institutions

OXFORD, Miss. – Aspiring engineers soon will be able to simultaneously receive degrees from both the University of Mississippi and Northwest Mississippi Community College, thanks to a partnership agreement made Tuesday (June 21) between the two institutions. Students will spend the first three years full time at NWCC while taking courses part time at OleRead the story …

Trusted Campus Physician Retires After 17 Years of Service

Dr. Jean Gispen praised for providing exceptional care during her time at Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. – Dr. Jean Gispen always makes time for her patients. She sits them down, walks them through their diagnosis and answers their questions in detail. That care and concern is what she is known for as a staff physician at the University of Mississippi‘s Employee Health Service. After her retirement on July 1,Read the story …