New Exhibit Features Civil War Artifacts, Documents

OXFORD, Miss. – A new exhibit at the J.D. Williams Library titled, “‘This Fiery Trial’: An Exhibit on Mississippi and the American Civil War,” features a large collection of Civil War artifacts and documents.

Ukrainian MBA Student ‘Thrilled’ That Muskie Fellowship Brings Her to UM

… International exchange program fosters cultural understanding while developing professional skills OXFORD, Miss. – It’s a long way from the Ukraine to the southern United States, but Alina Gnatiuk is shortening the cultural gap between her homeland and the University of Mississippi.

National Sea Grant Law Center Gearing Up for Recurring Review

OXFORD, Miss. – The National Sea Grant Law Center at the University of Mississippi School of Law is preparing for its scheduled four-year review, slated for Nov. 9-10.

‘Rhythm of the Dance’ Comes to Ford Center Oct. 23

OXFORD, Miss. – One of the most popular Irish dance shows in the world, “Rhythm of the Dance” is coming to the University of Mississippi for an Oct. 23 performance at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts.

Two UM Students Get Unique Opportunities Abroad Through Prestigious Scholarship Program

OXFORD, Miss. – Two University of Mississippi students are spending their fall semesters abroad after receiving grants from the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program.

Students Have Career-Changing Experience In Bahamas Underwater Laboratory

… Help marine biologists examine coral reef extinction risk OXFORD, Miss. – After spending part of their summer exploring coral reefs in the Bahamas, several University of Mississippi students are contemplating new career choices. Marc Slattery (seated in rear) takes a group of students out for a morning of snorkeling on the reef. UM photoRead the story …

University Writing Center, Oxford-Lafayette County Library Launch Community Writing Center

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi Writing Center has joined the Oxford-Lafayette County Public Library to help improve writing skills throughout the community. UM volunteer writing consultants (from left) Amber Lowe, Brannon Miller, Camille Lesseig, Cody LeBlanc and Joshua Hamer recently began their service learning project at the Oxford-Lafayette County Public Library. They willRead the story …

‘Strega Nona, The Musical’ Comes to Ford Center Oct. 16

OXFORD, Miss. – A show that brings fun for all ages, “Strega Nona, The Musical” is slated to come to the University of Mississippi’s Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts on Oct. 16.

Distinguished History Professor Receives Second Prestigious Lillian Smith Award

… Honor recognizes book examining James Meredith’s admission to Ole Miss OXFORD, Miss. – Seventeen years ago, Charles Eagles received a Lillian Smith Award for his extensively researched book about the civil rights movement in Alabama. Earlier this month, the University of Mississippi history professor earned the honor again, this time for his work chronicling eventsRead the story …

Experiential Social Work Program Seeking Students to Work with Aging Mississippians

… Sixty-five students to serve elderly in northeast Mississippi over next two years OXFORD, Miss. – As more people live longer, the need for geriatric service providers is growing exponentially. Unfortunately, not enough social work students opt to practice in the field.