UM Graduates Selected for Prestigious Business Development Program

Developers of Curtsy dress rental app headed to Silicon Valley to expand venture

OXFORD, Miss. – Two University of Mississippi graduates have landed major support from a Silicon Valley business incubator as they work to expand their mobile platform that helps college students rent formalwear to and from fellow students. Sara Kiparizoska, of Laurel, who graduated earlier this month with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry, and William Ault, a 2015Read the story …

UM Efforts Recognized in TVA Community Sustainability Program

Announcement scheduled for Jan. 28 at Insight Park

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi’s combined sustainability efforts are being recognized as Oxford-Lafayette County is designated a Tennessee Valley Authority Valley Sustainable Gold Community. “The Office of Sustainability was thrilled to make the solid connection between sustainability and economic development and demonstrate that the two are mutually beneficial,” said Anne McCauley, assistant directorRead the story …

Young Business Owner Thrives at Insight Park

Ole Miss alumnus takes fast track to launch to own health care product business, go international

OXFORD, Miss. – Walking the halls at the University of Mississippi’s Insight Park, one might glimpse a lean young man dressed in Ole Miss tennis gear and mistake him for an MBA intern. But Jonathan Scala is nobody’s intern – he’s the unassuming president and CEO of JS Health Partners. And he might be dressedRead the story …

Play Therapy Institute Prepares for Future Growth

Move to Insight Park grows institute's child advocacy, education missions

OXFORD, Miss. – Nearly a year-and-a-half after opening its doors, the Child Advocacy and Play Therapy Institute at the University of Mississippi has moved to a new facility, allowing the institute to significantly increase the number of children it can reach with play therapy services each week. CAPTI’s move from Guyton Hall to the university’sRead the story …

Executive-in-Residence Shares Knowledge with Entrepreneurs, Ole Miss Students

In-house expert offers connections to resources and solutions to a wide range of questions.

OXFORD, Miss. – Starting your own company requires resourcefulness, creativity, a competitive spirit and plenty of commitment. It’s much like caring for a baby, says Elizabeth Randall, president of Randall Commercial Group and the new executive-in-residence at Insight Park.  

UM Celebrates Grand Opening of Insight Park

OXFORD, Miss. – Rainy weather did not dampen the April 5 grand opening of the University of Mississippi’s new research facility, Insight Park. “This is an exciting time for the university,” said Alice Clark, vice chancellor for research and sponsored programs. “The purpose of Insight Park is to ensure that the research outcomes of world-classRead the story …

Ole Miss Insight Park Opens April 5

 OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi officials are set to celebrate the grand opening of Insight Park, a world-class research park, at 3 p.m. April 5 on Insight Park Avenue (formerly Hathorn Road), just past the Ole Miss Soccer Stadium. “The purpose of Insight Park is to enhance the commercialization of the university’s research, toRead the story …