Acclaimed Mezzo-soprano to Perform and Coach Young Singers at UM

'LMR Live' program, aria matinee and evening recital open to public

OXFORD, Miss. – International opera singer Sandra Piques Eddy will join music faculty members at the University of Mississippi to teach emerging singers at the Living Music Institute, coming up this weekend on campus. LMI is an aria-intensive workshop that brings emerging artists from across the U.S. and Canada to work with UM professors NancyRead the story …

Lives of the Guytons Celebrated

Ole Miss Women's Council to present Legacy Award posthumously

OXFORD, Miss. – Preeminent cardiovascular physiologist and author Dr. Arthur Guyton and his wife, Ruth Weigle Guyton – parents to 10 children who all became physicians – will be honored posthumously April 13 with the 2019 Legacy Award by the Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy, an honor based on leadership, mentoring and philanthropy. BeforeRead the story …

Ripley Native Named Thomas A. Crowe Alumnus of the Year

School of Applied Sciences recognizes Tracey Barnett for contributions in social work

OXFORD, Miss. – The School of Applied Sciences at the University of Mississippi has named Tracey Barnett, of Ripley, as the Thomas A. Crowe Alumnus of the Year for her outstanding contributions in the field of social work. Barnett is an assistant professor in the School of Social Work in the J. William Fulbright College of ArtsRead the story …

UM Ranked Among Nation’s Best Online Graduate Degrees in Education

Ole Miss school climbs in U.S. News rankings

OXFORD, Miss. – U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of Mississippi among the nation’s top institutions for online graduate degrees in education. At No. 34, the UM School of Education climbed more than 120 spots from U.S. News’ 2018 rankings and is tied with education schools at Ohio University, University of KansasRead the story …

Ole Miss 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. 15), place Ole Miss in a four-way tie for No. 9 nationally. UM is tied with Auburn University, Pennsylvania StateRead the story …

Student to Work with Smithsonian on Expat Women Artists

Grace Moorman will research influence of American female artists living in Paris in 1920s

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi student Grace Moorman is going to Washington for the spring 2019 semester to work as a curatorial intern at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery on a project that highlights the contributions of 20th century women to the arts.  Moorman, a junior art history major from Madison, is toRead the story …

Pharmacy School Gets a Boost from Former Arkansas Legislator

Malones' major gift to help pharmacy students attain degree

OXFORD, Miss. – A new scholarship endowment at the University of Mississippi is poised to support students from impoverished areas who dream of becoming pharmacists. With a $100,000 gift to the UM School of Pharmacy, Arkansas state Sen. Percy Malone and his wife, Donna, of Arkadelphia, Arkansas, created the AllCare Pharmacy Scholarship Endowment. Recipients willRead the story …

World Championship Piano Competition Returns to UM

45th season of Old-Time Piano Playing Contest and Festival set for May

OXFORD, Miss. – The 44th Annual World Championship Old-Time Piano Playing Contest and Festival is set for May 23-26 at the University of Mississippi. This will be the festival’s third season in Oxford following a 41-year run in Illinois. “It’s a four-day celebration of ragtime, jazz, blues, honky-tonk, boogie and Tin Pan Alley piano music,”Read the story …

Doctoral Candidate Earns Fellowship to Continue Literary Research

Amber Hodge to continue dissertation work at University of Virginia's academic libraries

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi doctoral candidate Amber Hodge has received a Lillian Gary Taylor Fellowship in American Literature, which funds a month of research at the University of Virginia’s expansive academic libraries. Hodge, who is working toward a Ph.D. in English literature with a graduate minor in gender studies, will continue work on her dissertation,Read the story …

BioMolecular Sciences Advocacy Council Enhances Student Experience

Graduate student-run group hosts journal club, networking events

OXFORD, Miss. – The graduate students and faculty of the Department of BioMolecular Sciences in the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy have worked together to re-establish an organization that promises to benefit the many graduate students within the department. The BMS Graduate Student Advocacy Council formed during the fall of 2018 as the departmentRead the story …