From HR to Baseball to Hockey: Students Enjoy Interesting Internships

UM students discuss summer jobs with MGM resorts, Nashville Predators and Cape Cod Baseball League

OXFORD, Miss. – When the University of Mississippi is between academic terms, some students return home to unwind, travel the country and abroad, or stay on campus for summer intersessions. Others find unique, once-in-a-lifetime summer internships that help them on the road to future careers. This summer, three rising Ole Miss seniors found hands-on internships.Read the story …

Student Encourages the Next Generation during Summer at Ole Miss

Clarksdale native Jhalen Wells serves as summer programs counselor and mentor

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi sophomore Jhalen Wells wanted to spend his summer making a difference. While growing up in Clarksdale, Wells looked up to older kids who worked hard for the chance to go to college and pursue their dreams, he recalled. “It was an inspiration to see others in my community goRead the story …

Senior Honored With Student Veteran Leadership Award

Jamie King is passionate about helping fellow student veterans

OXFORD, Miss. – Jamie King wants to do right by students veterans, and his work is getting noticed. The University of Mississippi senior was featured in the August issue of GI Jobs magazine for receiving the 2021 Student Veteran Leadership Award. King, a geology major originally from the Delta town of Cleveland, joins 24 otherRead the story …

Diversity Innovator Award Goes to First Class of Students

Award recognizes those working for a more equitable campus community

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi‘s Division of Diversity and Community Engagement has honored four students with the Diversity Innovator Student Award in recognition of their efforts to create a more diverse and equitable campus. The awards went to Ainsley Ash, a 2021 public policy leadership graduate from Meridian; Kam’ron Bracey, a graduate studentRead the story …

UM Senior Receives Prestigious National Greek Award

Cole Barnhill recognized for innovations in fraternal leadership

OXFORD, Miss. – A senior business management major at the University of Mississippi is being recognized for his innovations in Greek leadership. Cole Barnhill of Union, Kentucky, is recipient of the Wayne S. Colvin Change Maker Award. The honor recognizes one collegiate member from the Association of Fraternal Leadership and Values central delegation for theirRead the story …

Remembering Joey Embry

Rebel’s legacy continues with latest scholar

OXFORD, Miss. – Lillian Lindsey, a University of Mississippi freshman from Water Valley, is the 2020-21 recipient of the Joey Embry Memorial Scholarship, expanding the legacy of a beloved student and football player. Joey Embry was actively involved on the Oxford campus and was dedicated to his academic pursuits. He excelled academically, making both theRead the story …

Asya Branch Continues Making Mississippi History

Booneville senior wants to spread positivity and 'change our country for the better' as Miss USA

OXFORD, Miss. – In a year that already has recorded several record-breaking events, a University of Mississippi senior has added to the list by being the first from Mississippi and first African American Mississippian to win the coveted title of Miss USA. Asya Branch, 22, was crowned the winner of the 2020 national pageant MondayRead the story …

Honors College Student Thankful for ‘Stamp’ of Approval

Stamps Scholarship recipient Tatiana Davis continues mission to be exceptional

OXFORD, Miss. – Although Tatiana Davis already had a proven record of successes before coming to the University of Mississippi, the Stamps Scholar and Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College freshman is out to become an even better version of herself. “My biggest goal is to have an impact on others and leave this campus havingRead the story …

Being Twin Sisters at UM is ‘Twice as Nice’

Transfer students Jada and Jazmin King awarded multiple scholarships

OXFORD, Miss. – As twin sisters Jazmin and Jada King were completing their associate degrees at Jones College last spring, both wanted to transfer to the University of Mississippi. The Bay Springs natives’ desires have been fulfilled, thanks to multiple scholarships each was awarded to attend the university. Both Kings received the Phi Theta KappaRead the story …

Honors College Triplets Treasuring Their UM Experience

Alexandra, Amelia and Juliana Ladner are 1848, Merit and Herb Dewees Alumni scholars

OXFORD, Miss. – For Alexandra, Amelia and Juliana Ladner, love for the University of Mississippi has always been a family affair. “We grew up loving Ole Miss from the cradle,” said Alexandra Ladner, the youngest of the triplets who are all freshmen in the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College. “Our parents used Ole Miss bootiesRead the story …