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 …

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 …

Online MBA Program Ranks Among Top 5 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. 14), place Ole Miss in a three-way tie for No. 4 among public universities and No. 6 overall. UM is tiedRead the story …

Literacy Center Celebrates 11-Year Partnership with Delta School

Dundee Elementary benefits from the support of UM School of Education

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi Center for Excellence in Literacy Instruction is celebrating its 11th school year of successful partnership with Dundee Elementary School in Tunica.  Each year, CELI literacy specialists work with Dundee faculty to ensure the more than 200 students at the P-5 school are proficient readers by the end of third grade.Read the story …

Students, Staff Join Community for MLK Day Observances

LOU community gathering to honor slain civil rights icon's life and legacy

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi students, faculty, staff and community partners are spearheading efforts to promote community engagement and honor the legacy of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. in Lafayette County and Oxford. “The Division of Diversity and Community Engagement has worked with local community leaders to coordinate existing and newRead the story …

UM Partners with Emerald Bioscience to License Cannabis-derived Drugs

Two drug candidates have potential to improve pain management and prevent ocular diseases

OXFORD, Miss. ­­– The cannabis research program at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy has partnered with pharmaceutical company Emerald Bioscience Inc. to license two new drug technologies that may provide nonaddictive pain management, prevent blindness and alleviate the threat of irreversible vision loss from glaucoma and other eye diseases. The two drug candidateRead the story …

Student Gets Immersed in Arabic Culture, Language in Morocco

Isabel Spafford spends summer in North African country as part of flagship program

OXFORD, Miss. – Language and culture can be learned from books or in a classroom, but living them through daily experiences bring both to life. Visiting coffee shops with friends, riding a camel and paragliding all provided valuable insights to help Isabel Spafford expand her understanding of Arabic culture and language. The University of MississippiRead the story …

Top Ole Miss Stories of 2019

Year-end review showcases highlights, achievements across UM

OXFORD, Miss. – From reaching an all-time high first-year retention rate to unveiling new and renovated facilities across campus, it’s hard to believe all that happened in one year at the University of Mississippi. Here are some of the top Ole Miss achievements and accomplishments from 2019 – truly a year to remember: Record-high Retention and Graduation At our core,Read the story …

Fresh Faces, Familiar Favorites Found at UM Books and Bears

Annual toy distribution for employees' families draws volunteers and recipients

OXFORD, Miss. – Faces were beaming, smiles were big and bags were bulging Friday (Dec. 20) in Fulton Chapel as University of Mississippi employees old and new gathered to give and receive gifts in this year’s Books and Bears distribution. Chancellor Glenn Boyce and first-year workers in the Facilities Management Department expressed excitement and joyRead the story …

Successful Campaign Establishes Cole Scholarship

More than 260 donors help surpass goal for initiative honoring UM leader

OXFORD, Miss. – The Donald Cole Catalyst for Change Scholarship Endowment exceeded its goal by almost $10,000 through an online University of Mississippi fundraising campaign. The Ignite Ole Miss campaign, spearheaded by Ethel Young-Scurlock, director of the UM African American studies program, raised more than $43,000 in two months. The endowment will fund scholarships forRead the story …