Faculty Leaders Enhance Teaching Methods for Fall

Resilient pedagogy model helps ease potential disruptions in instruction

OXFORD, Miss. – The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic this spring resulted in the transition of classes to online, remote or other alternative formats in a week’s time by University of Mississippi faculty and students. As the university prepares to welcome students back to campus this fall, faculty are relying on a resilient coursework modelRead the story …

Campus Rec Participates in Virtual Intramural Sports Competition

Pandemic inspires esports tournament among Mississippi colleges

OXFORD, Miss. – In the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Mississippi restructured all in-person activities on campus during the spring and summer terms. Activities such as classes and student advising moved to a remote online structure. Even the Department of Campus Recreation held intramural sports basketball, football and soccer competitions online.Read the story …

UM Announces Return to Campus Plan for Fall 2020

New 'Campus Ready' plan implements safety and health protocols to prevent COVID spread

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi has released its official “Campus Ready” plan that outlines campus operations and modified academic parameters in preparation for faculty, staff, and students to return to campus for the fall 2020 semester. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 while returning to in-person operations, the university is implementing newRead the story …

UM, National Guard Launch Tuition Program For Service Members

New partnership aims to reduce financial burden for serving students

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi and Mississippi National Guard are partnering to ensure National Guard service members will have their tuition needs met so they can focus on their service and education. “From being recognized as one of America’s Top Military-Friendly universities to our Purple Heart Campus designation, our commitment to comprehensively servingRead the story …

Meet Sam Patterson, New Director of Parking and Transportation

Administrator brings vision for a collaborative and innovative approach to campus access

OXFORD, Miss. – After a whirlwind tour of the University of Mississippi in March, during which he met with enthusiastic administrators and staff and took in the sights and sounds of an Ole Miss home baseball series weekend, Sam Patterson was sold. He was interviewing for director of parking and transportation at UM, some 1,900Read the story …

UM Researchers, Woodcliff Skincare Partner for Aloe Product Patent

NCNPR scientists have second issued patent for the ingredients in Sustainable Youth products

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi researchers, along with Woodcliff Skincare Solutions Inc., have been jointly issued a patent for Alasta, the main ingredient in a line of skin care products being sold under the brand name Sustainable Youth. The primary ingredient in Alasta is derived from the aloe vera plant and is responsible forRead the story …

School of Accountancy Achieves Historic CPA Exam Award Results

Ole Miss ranks No. 2 nationally and No. 1 in the SEC

OXFORD, Miss. – Six students from the Patterson School of Accountancy at the University of Mississippi have received the 2019 Elijah Watt Sells Award, the most prestigious certified public accountant exam award in the world. Nearly 75,000 individuals sat for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination in 2019, with only 137 candidates meeting the criteriaRead the story …

Rebel Aid 2 to Respond to COVID-19 Pandemic

Ole Miss students' return to campus, alumni job searches are chief focus

OXFORD, Miss. – As the University of Mississippi prepares for the fall semester, administrators and financial aid officers are acutely aware that many members of the Ole Miss family continue to struggle due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To help serve the needs of students, their families and the university community, UM is hosting a secondRead the story …

Musical Team Shares Experience, Solutions with National Audience

Duo behind Living Music Resource tackles tough questions

OXFORD, Miss. – Voice teachers, singers, music educators and others around the country will tune in later this month to hear two University of Mississippi professionals discuss thinking differently – and more effectively – about training young musicians for a full, varied career that is increasingly the norm. The days of preparing students for twoRead the story …

A Couple that Stays Together Plays Together

Ole Miss theater alumni premiere new play via livestream

MARIETTA, Ga. – At a time when the entertainment industry is crippled by a pandemic and theaters everywhere have been forced to shut their doors, two University of Mississippi graduates are set to debut a new play live via the internet. Kaleb and Tina Sade Mitchell (BFA 14; BA 15), husband-and-wife actors who met asRead the story …