Two Student Pharmacists Named AACP Walmart Scholars

Ole Miss represented on list for 13th consecutive year

OXFORD, Miss. – Harshin Sanjanwala and Matthew Foster, both students with the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, have been named honorees of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Walmart Scholars Program. The honor and accompanying $1,000 scholarship are given to recipients who are committed to careers in academic pharmacy. A Madison native andRead the story …

Holiday Village Returns to Ford Center

Seasonal events include gingerbread houses, Santa's mailbox, Beach Boys concert

OXFORD, Miss. – The Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Mississippi is helping everybody get into a holiday mood with its annual Holiday Village, a Beach Boys concert and story time for children. The Holiday Village display runs through Dec. 17. This year’s display features 16 gingerbread houses, aRead the story …

Composer Donates Scores to Blues Archive

Larry Hoffman's music meets at the intersection of blues and classical

OXFORD, Miss. – Baltimore composer Larry Hoffman has donated a dozen of his musical scores to the Blues Archive at the University of Mississippi. While Hoffman has written many more works, the award-winning composer chose his blues- and American folk-infused classical compositions for the acclaimed collection. “It is with great pride that I donate theseRead the story …

Pharmacy Alumnus Gives Back to Community

Craig Sartin's gift provides scholarships to students from Gulf Coast

OXFORD, Miss. – Craig Sartin considers himself fortunate for the many rewards life has given him, and now he is giving back through scholarships to help University of Mississippi pharmacy students. After graduating from the UM School of Pharmacy in 1979, Sartin found he had entered a profession that offered unprecedented opportunities to serve others.Read the story …

Alumnus Returns to Manage Events at Ole Miss Student Union

Carole Webb brings 14 years in hospitality industry to new campus role

OXFORD, Miss. – After spending 14 years in the hospitality industry, Carole Webb, a 2007 University of Mississippi graduate, has returned to campus to take on the role of assistant director of event management and services in the Gertrude C. Ford Ole Miss Student Union. Webb is responsible for overseeing the events and reservation processRead the story …

Graduate Minor in Applied Statistics Continuing Growth

Interdisciplinary collaboration among several schools increases enrollment, curriculum

OXFORD, Miss. – An academic minor with an emphasis on applied statistics at the University of Mississippi is experiencing phenomenal growth. Since its inception, the Graduate School’s interdisciplinary minor in applied statistics program has admitted 123 students, and 39 have been awarded the certificate or graduated with the minor. Sixty-four students are enrolled this fall.Read the story …

Integrated Marketing Communications Program Turns 10

Young program one of university's largest, thanks to passionate faculty and alumni

OXFORD, Miss. – Scott Fiene remembers watching the first handful of integrated marketing communications students walk across the commencement stage in 2013, completely unaware that in less than a decade, he would be watching hundreds of IMC graduates cross the stage each year. The University of Mississippi‘s IMC program began with 51 students in theRead the story …

University Part of Artificial Intelligence, Data Science Consortium

Through conferencewide collaboration, SEC universities partner on workforce development initiatives

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The provosts of the Southeastern Conference‘s 14 member universities have agreed to a broad collaboration centered around artificial intelligence and data science for workforce development. Believed to be the first athletics conference collaboration to focus on artificial intelligence for workforce development, the SEC Artificial Intelligence Consortium is designed to grow opportunities inRead the story …

School of Pharmacy Partners with Takeda Pharmaceuticals on Fellowship

Pharmacy administration students to gain valuable experience preparing them for industry careers

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy and Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A. Inc. have established a new fellowship that will help pharmacy administration students gain valuable industry experience in a real-world setting. Takeda is one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, with a long history in research and development of patient treatments. TheRead the story …

Mentor, Supporter and Red-and-Blue Through and Through

Lila Neely retires, leaving a legacy of MBA graduates and success stories

OXFORD, Miss. – Lila Neely believes she was diapered in red and blue, and her deep-seeded love for the University of Mississippi was with her at birth. Neely comes from a devout Ole Miss family – her mother was Miss Ole Miss in 1946 and also was a cheerleader with Neely’s two aunts. Her fatherRead the story …