U.S. News and World Report: UM Health and Exercise Science Faculty Bone Study Highlighted in Article

Many Middle-Aged Men May Have Signs of Thinning Bones By Amy Norton/HealthDay Reporter Brittle bones are often seen as a woman’s health issue, but low bone mass may be more common among middle-aged men than generally thought, a small study suggests. The research, of 173 adults aged 35 to 50, found that men and womenRead 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 …

U.S. News & World Report: UM’s Study the South journal featured in article

U.S. News & World Report: Black Americans Ditch Meat – and Stereotypes By Joseph P. Williams To get to Nisani Farm, and the edge of a burgeoning food and health movement, requires going to the end of the road. Literally. It means taking a 90-minute drive south from Richmond, Virginia, to the tiny town of Keysville, thenRead the story …

Military Times: UM’s Veteran & Military Services highlighted for scholarship benefits

Military Times: This school waives out-of-state tuition for vets, GI Bill or no GI Bill By Joshua Axelrod Out-of-state tuition rates? For qualifying vets, there’s no such thing at this school — regardless of whether they have GI Bill benefits. The University of Mississippi, known better to college sports fans as Ole Miss, encourages veterans toRead the story …

NPR: UM law professor, space expert featured in moon preservation story

NPR: How Do You Preserve History On The Moon? By Nell Greenfieldboyce Historic preservationists are hoping that the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing this summer will persuade the United Nations to do something to protect Neil Armstrong’s footprints in the lunar dust. Some of his boot marks are still up there, afterRead the story …

NPR: UM blues curator mentioned in Cedric Burnside article

Grammy-Nominated Blues Musician Cedric Burnside Remembers His Roots NPR Growing up poor in Mississippi, Cedric Burnside didn’t have running water. It’s a fact he highlights in the first song on his Grammy-nominated album, Benton County Relic. In the upbeat, soulful song, titled “We Made It,” Burnside croons verses like, “I came from nothing, I doneRead the story …

The New Yorker: UM’s Southern Foodways Alliance documentary mentioned in Nashville hot chicken article

By Paige Williams The New Yorker Three days after Christmas, in a part of northeast Nashville that many locals describe as “dicey,” a Ford Explorer crashed through the front of a discount-tobacco shop at one end of a strip mall. Police later called the incident an attempted burglary. The vehicle, which had been reported stolen,Read the story …

NBC News: UM law professor quoted in story on space law, advertising technology

This Russian startup wants to put huge ads in space. Not everyone is on board with the idea. By Denise Chow NBC News If it sometimes feels as if the world is awash in advertisements, just wait. A Russian startup just revealed plans to use swarms of tiny, light-reflecting satellites to create sprawling billboards inRead the story …

Reuters: Slim but sedentary might face same heart risks as overweight

UMMC researcher quoted in Reuters story on sedentary lifestyles, health risks

Slim but sedentary might face same heart risks as overweight By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – Adults with a healthy weight but a sedentary lifestyle may have the same risk for heart attacks or strokes as people who are overweight, a recent study suggests. Researchers found that normal-weight people who spent much of the dayRead 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 …