Fox 13: UM Vaccination Site Featured in Memphis News Segment

Ole Miss opens COVID-19 vaccination clinic By Tom Dees/Fox 13 Memphis In big coronavirus news in North Mississippi, Ole Miss has opened a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on campus. This vaccination clinic is a special opportunity for pharmacy students. Inside the Tad Smith Coliseum, pharmacy students were busy readying to open the clinic for the firstRead the story …

WTVA: Haley Barbour Center for Manufacturing Excellence Featured in Skilled to Work Segment

Skilled to Work: Center for Manufacturing Excellence at Ole Miss By Alexis Jones/WTVA OXFORD. Miss (WTVA) – The University of Mississippi’s Barbour Center for Manufacturing Excellence is preparing business and engineering students for their future careers. Ryan Miller, Associate Director of External Operations, said the CME’s goal is to teach students the technical and businessRead the story …

CNN: UM Air and Space Law Professor Michelle L.D. Hanlon Discusses Artifact Protection on Moon

Astronaut artifacts on moon – like Apollo landers and Neil Armstrong’s bootprint – now protected by US law CNN/The Conversation It’s hard to care about bootprints sunk in soil 238,900 miles away as humanity suffers the combined burden of an unforgiving virus and a political unease. But how humans treat those bootprints and the historicRead the story …

The New York Times: UM English Professor, Poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil Discusses Top Book

Aimee Nezhukumatathil Wants You to Get Some Fresh Air By Elisabeth Egan/The New York Times WONDER WOMAN It’s not every day that pets come up during a phone interview, but the subject is relevant when you’re talking to Aimee Nezhukumatathil, whose illustrated essay collection, “World of Wonders,” doubles as a love letter to little creatures.Read the story …

Mississippi Today: UMMC Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs Discusses Impact of COVID-19 with Marshall Ramsey

Marshall’s Mississippi Zoom Tour: An Interview with Dr. LouAnn Woodward By Mississippi Today Mississippi Today Editor-At-Large Marshall Ramsey sits down with Dr. LouAnn Woodward, Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and Dean of the University of Mississippi School of Medicine and discusses the challenges Mississippi’s largest healthcare provider andRead the story …

Clarion Ledger: UM Researchers, School Of Pharmacy Faculty Highlighted for COVID-19 Nasal Spray

Ole Miss, UMMC part of research effort to develop nasal spray to block COVID-19 infection By Justin Vicory / Mississippi Clarion Ledger Researchers at the University of Mississippi and the University of Mississippi Medical Center are on the front lines of developing a way to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Two faculty members for theRead the story …

NPR Morning Edition: UM English Professor, Poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil Discusses New Book

‘World Of Wonders’ Urges Us To Take A Breath And Look Around By Rachel Martin/NPR Morning Edition It can be helpful to focus on the wonder of the natural world when so much of what is happening around us feels out of our control. Poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil’s new book aims to help introduce readers toRead the story …

Mississippi Today: Director of National Sea Grant Law Center Discusses Lead Exposure Risk in Mississippi Delta

“How many Mississippi kids are poisoned by lead? Massive undercounts, inconsistent testing provides officials few answers” By Erica Hensley/Mississippi Today GREENWOOD — Mayor Carolyn McAdams has no way of knowing how big a problem lead exposure among children in her city is. The devastating effects of lead exposure in children are as bad here inRead the story …

Mississippi Today: Head of UM Applied Gerontology Department Discusses COVID-19 Impact on Nursing Homes

“Mississippi officials target nursing homes, where coronavirus spread creates a perfect storm” By Erica Hensley/Mississippi Today VAIDEN — Relief was the first emotion that overcame Carla when she received a letter that an employee at her sister’s Mississippi nursing home tested positive for COVID-19. Her initial response, although unusual given the circumstances, was justified. ForRead the story …

Publishing Executive: Director of UM Magazine Innovation Center Pens Piece on Isolated Connectivity, Future of Magazines

“On Isolated Connectivity, Social Distancing, and the Future of Magazines” By Samir Husni for Publishing Executive A few years back I coined the phrase “Isolated Connectivity” after a friend of mine told me the following story: “One day I came home from work to find my son watching something on his laptop and texting at theRead the story …