UM Alumnus Shepard Smith Inspires, Challenges Students

Former Fox News anchor shares career memories, words of encouragement during Ole Miss visit

OXFORD, Miss. – A week after announcing his resignation from Fox News, famed broadcast journalist Shepard Smith returned to the University of Mississippi Friday (Oct. 18) to speak to a roomful of journalism and integrated marketing communications students at the School of Journalism and New Media. Smith shared that while technology will always change, theRead the story …

Survival of the Weakest

UM professor Brice Noonan puts new spin on evolutionary biology

OXFORD, Miss. – When he was a teenager in south Florida, Brice Noonan discovered a new love that ultimately shaped the course of his life. “I became enamored of frogs in high school,” said Noonan, an associate professor in the University of Mississippi Department of Biology. His fascination increased when he learned about a specific speciesRead the story …

Student Pharmacists Experience Research, Culture during Summer Abroad

Pharmacy organization's program allows Ole Miss students to gain global pharmacy knowledge

OXFORD, Miss. – Summer is a great time to travel, and two University of Mississippi pharmacy students combined adventure and pharmacy after their selection to the International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation Student Exchange Program through the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists. Second-year student pharmacists Harshin Sanjanwala and Sophie Durham spent part of their summerRead the story …

Cofield Remembered with Scholarship

Ole Miss family creates fund to remember generous friend, fraternity brother

OXFORD, Miss. – The late Glenn Cofield, of Memphis, Tennessee, was known for waiting by cash registers at the grocery store, paying bills for large families and then leaving before anyone could thank him. He was a community servant who wanted no accolades. “Everyone should know how giving Glenn Cofield was and how much heRead the story …

Alumnus Chosen for Knowles Teaching Fellowship

Justin Ragland to receive benefits valued at $150,000 for STEM teaching award

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi alumnus Justin Ragland has been chosen as one of 37 high school mathematics and science teachers nationwide to receive a Knowles Teaching Fellowship valued at $150,000.  The Knowles Teaching Fellowship is a five-year program that supports early-career high school mathematics and science teachers in their efforts to develop teaching expertise andRead the story …

‘LMR Live’ Airs Sunday from the Lyceum

Live-streaming talk show focuses on arts in the community

OXFORD, Miss. – “LMR Live,” the University of Mississippi‘s web-based talk show about music and the arts, will stream its latest show at 4 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 20), from the Lyceum for the very first time. “We are thrilled to be airing the show from the Lyceum’s beautiful parlor,” said Brady Bramlett, executive managing directorRead the story …

Pharmacy Student Selected as PQA-CVS Health Foundation Scholar

Matthew Wittman will research high-risk medication usage and hospitalizations of the elderly

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi pharmacy student Matthew Paul Wittman has been selected as one of nine students nationwide to the Pharmacy Quality Alliance-CVS Health Foundation Scholars Program. The program is designed to support student interest in performance management and quality improvement while fostering student-mentor relationships. Wittman will work on a unique research conceptRead the story …

Lens Collective Workshop to View ‘The Land Through Our Lens’

UM students to work with mentors to create visual stories about Mississippi landscapes

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media‘s annual multimedia storytelling workshop, Lens Collective, will explore the idea of Mississippi land this fall. Set for Oct. 23-26, The Land Through Our Lens conference will document stories about Mississippi land, specifically in Oxford, Holly Springs, the nearby community of Taylor andRead the story …

Captivating Classes

UM offers dynamic assortment of niche writing courses

OXFORD, Miss. – Somewhat hidden in the vast University of Mississippi undergraduate catalog is Liberal Arts 102, a course offering stylized freshman composition courses with off-the-beaten-path topics. From graphic novels and horror films to political history and the fundamentals of rhetoric, the classes fulfill the second half of the university’s general education composition requirement. InstructorsRead the story …

Within Their Reach: McNair Program Helps Disadvantaged Students

For almost 25 years, UM program has supported, empowered those seeking doctoral degrees

OXFORD, Miss. – Before Victoria Robinson became a student at the University of Mississippi, no one in her family had ever furthered their education beyond a bachelor’s degree. The idea of going to graduate school and pursuing a terminal degree wasn’t even on her radar. Fortunately for Robinson, among the UM community are many caring facultyRead the story …