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 …

UM Sophomore and Her Steeds Stealing Shows

Suzanne Crull is winning top honors in Arabian Horse Association competitions

OXFORD, Miss. – Since she was 7, Suzanne Crull has loved horses and horseback riding. As a young adult, the University of Mississippi sophomore and her steeds have become prize-winning regulars in regional and national Arabian Horse Association competitions. The Arabian horse is a breed that originated on the Arabian Peninsula. With a distinctive headRead the story …

Southern Studies Graduate Student Produces Documentary Photo Book

Elliot Grime explores Mississippi through his lens

OXFORD, Miss. – As an international graduate student, Elliot Grime wanted to learn about the culture of the South and better understand the region. For the past two years, he has taken documentary courses enabling him to get firsthand experience interacting with people, places and the landscape. Eventually, this fieldwork led him to his thesisRead the story …

Journalism Students Place in National Hearst Contest

Competition among the most prestigious in collegiate journalism

OXFORD, Miss. – Four students from the University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media have been honored with an award in the national Hearst Journalism Awards Program. The students won eighth place in the category of Team Multimedia/News or Enterprise for a project about Puerto Rico’s recovery after Hurricane Maria. Website content includedRead the story …

Sigma Nu Charity Bowl Still Changing Lives

Annual UM fraternity event raised $168,000 for paralysis victim, nonprofit organizations

OXFORD, Miss. – Emmie Brookins wasn’t even born when University of Mississippi football player Roy Lee “Chucky” Mullins suffered a life-changing injury during the Rebels’ 1989 Homecoming game against Vanderbilt University’s Commodores. Three decades later, overwhelming charitable response to the tragic incident that left Mullins, who died in 1991, a paraplegic is benefitting Brookins, aRead the story …

Six Freshmen Receive ODK Leadership Awards

Prestigious honor recognizes outstanding skills and community involvement

OXFORD, Miss. – Six University of Mississippi students are recipients of the annual Omicron Delta Kappa Freshman Leadership Awards. The honors were created in 2010 to identify and recognize outstanding freshman leaders and community servants. Although the society was unable to present this year’s awards in person, each recipient was personally congratulated and featured onRead the story …

UM Senior Named Fulbright Recipient

West Point native William Hay headed to Moldova to study and teach English

OXFORD, Miss – A University of Mississippi student is set to study and teach next year in Moldova, thanks to the 2020 U.S. Fulbright Student Program. William “Wills” Hay, a senior public policy leadership major with minors in Russian and intelligence and security studies, is a Fulbright award recipient. A West Point native, Hay willRead the story …

Ten Seniors Named 2019-20 UM Hall of Fame Inductees

Ole Miss students honored for service, achievement and potential for success

OXFORD, Miss. – Ten University of Mississippi seniors have been inducted into the university’s 2019-20 Hall of Fame, one of the highest honors afforded to students at UM. The inductees were selected by a committee in accordance with policy developed by the Associated Student Body. Selections are based on outstanding contributions in all aspects ofRead the story …

Ole Miss Student Advances to Semis in ‘Jeopardy!’ Competition

Londyn Lorenz delivers strong performance in first round of college championship

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi sophomore Londyn Lorenz skated through the first round of the Jeopardy! College Championship Thursday (April 9), securing her spot in the semifinals and $10,000 in prize money. Though her competitors got off to a fast start, she quickly jumped from third to first place just before the first commercial breakRead the story …

Rebel Aid Secures $176,000 for Student Needs

Overwhelming response to Ole Miss campaign to help students

OXFORD, Miss. – Rebel Aid – the 48-hour grassroots social media campaign to help University of Mississippi students who have been hit hard by COVID-19-related circumstances – generated a swift and generous response from alumni, friends, student organizations and athletics leaders who gave 855 gifts totaling $176,671 The campaign was extended by 14 hours dueRead the story …