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 …

Mississippi Business Journal: School of Business Administration Dean Featured in AI Banking Article

Types of jobs in banking expected to change with increasing adoption of artificial intelligence By Becky Gillette/Mississippi Business Journal A hot topic in banking circles is how much artificial intelligence (AI) will impact employment in the banking industry. One study reported in American Banker magazine predicts that 70 percent of front-office jobs will be replacedRead the story …

MBJ: UMMC’s MIND Center homing in on Alzheimer’s prevention and treatment

UMMC's Memory Impairment and Neurodegenerative Dementia Center focus of Mississippi Business Journal story

Mississippi Business Journal: UMMC’s MIND Center homing in on Alzheimer’s prevention and treatment By Becky Gillette Alzheimer’s disease is devasting illness that robs victims of their memories and ability to complete simple tasks. It takes a huge toll on families and strains the healthcare system. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, it is the most expensive diseaseRead the story …

Historic Mississippi Town Comes to Life in UM Documentary

Film will be part of judging in this weekend's Tupelo Film Festival

OXFORD, Miss.­­­ – The documentary short “Take the Mountain” by Deborah Freeland, videographer for the University of Mississippi Division of Outreach, was screened earlier this spring as part of the university’s Black History Month events. Now the film will be included alongside 64 other independent films chosen for the 12th annual Tupelo Film Festival, taking placeRead the story …

Clarion-Ledger: We all lost a great one in Flowers

JACKSON, Miss. – Years ago, Charlie Flowers was showing me a photo of the 1959 Ole Miss football team. He was pointing to each player, face by face, row by row. There were 43 players in the photo. Forty-two, Charlie said, graduated. “Bank president, CEO of his company, successful lawyer,” Charlie said. “Athletic director, mayor,Read the story …

MBJ: UM Young Alum of the Year To Open Oxford Restaurant

Chef Kelly English plans this spring to bring his restaurant The Second Line to Oxford, Mississippi — the home of his alma mater — according to a news report. See the story in the Memphis Business Journal. Or read the UM release on English and other other distinguished alumni honored this year.

WAPT: UMMC Staff Trained to Treat Ebola

JACKSON, Miss. —The University of Mississippi Medical Center is training its staff to treat and avoid catching Ebola. Doctors and nurses are working to recognize the symptoms of the virus to keep it from spreading further. “You know, you never want to jinx yourself, but we are about as prepared as we can be,” saidRead the story …

NewsMS: Gov. William Winter Documentary to Premier on Mississippi Public Broadcasting

JACKSON, Miss. – Parents were not always able to send their kids to public kindergarten in Mississippi. That all changed after a successful political battle for education reform lead by former Governor William Winter in the 1980s. The story is revisited in the Southern Documentary Project’s film The Toughest Job: William Winter’s Mississippi. The filmRead the story …

WTVA: Grant Funds Study of Cancer Gene kRAS

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) — The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy will help with a U. S. Department of Defense study of a cancer gene called kRAS. The school is receiving a grant for $333,878 to study the DNA make up the gene. Researchers say kRAS is an important gene in the progression of pancreatic,Read the story …