Two Student Pharmacists Named AACP Walmart Scholars

Ole Miss represented on list for 13th consecutive year

OXFORD, Miss. – Harshin Sanjanwala and Matthew Foster, both students with the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, have been named honorees of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Walmart Scholars Program. The honor and accompanying $1,000 scholarship are given to recipients who are committed to careers in academic pharmacy. A Madison native andRead the story …

NIH News in Health: Making Sense of Vitamins, Herbs and Other Supplements

Do you need dietary supplements? Bottles of supplements line the shelves at your local supermarket. These include vitamins and minerals from A to zinc. You can also find products like probiotics, herbs and fish oil. But are they needed for good health? And what about their risks? Some botanical products may come with health claimsRead the story …

Pharmacy Alumnus Gives Back to Community

Craig Sartin's gift provides scholarships to students from Gulf Coast

OXFORD, Miss. – Craig Sartin considers himself fortunate for the many rewards life has given him, and now he is giving back through scholarships to help University of Mississippi pharmacy students. After graduating from the UM School of Pharmacy in 1979, Sartin found he had entered a profession that offered unprecedented opportunities to serve others.Read the story …

Alumnus Returns to Manage Events at Ole Miss Student Union

Carole Webb brings 14 years in hospitality industry to new campus role

OXFORD, Miss. – After spending 14 years in the hospitality industry, Carole Webb, a 2007 University of Mississippi graduate, has returned to campus to take on the role of assistant director of event management and services in the Gertrude C. Ford Ole Miss Student Union. Webb is responsible for overseeing the events and reservation processRead the story …

Graduate Minor in Applied Statistics Continuing Growth

Interdisciplinary collaboration among several schools increases enrollment, curriculum

OXFORD, Miss. – An academic minor with an emphasis on applied statistics at the University of Mississippi is experiencing phenomenal growth. Since its inception, the Graduate School’s interdisciplinary minor in applied statistics program has admitted 123 students, and 39 have been awarded the certificate or graduated with the minor. Sixty-four students are enrolled this fall.Read the story …

Integrated Marketing Communications Program Turns 10

Young program one of university's largest, thanks to passionate faculty and alumni

OXFORD, Miss. – Scott Fiene remembers watching the first handful of integrated marketing communications students walk across the commencement stage in 2013, completely unaware that in less than a decade, he would be watching hundreds of IMC graduates cross the stage each year. The University of Mississippi‘s IMC program began with 51 students in theRead the story …

School of Pharmacy Partners with Takeda Pharmaceuticals on Fellowship

Pharmacy administration students to gain valuable experience preparing them for industry careers

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy and Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A. Inc. have established a new fellowship that will help pharmacy administration students gain valuable industry experience in a real-world setting. Takeda is one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, with a long history in research and development of patient treatments. TheRead the story …

Mentor, Supporter and Red-and-Blue Through and Through

Lila Neely retires, leaving a legacy of MBA graduates and success stories

OXFORD, Miss. – Lila Neely believes she was diapered in red and blue, and her deep-seeded love for the University of Mississippi was with her at birth. Neely comes from a devout Ole Miss family – her mother was Miss Ole Miss in 1946 and also was a cheerleader with Neely’s two aunts. Her fatherRead the story …

From Crafting Cardboard to Creating a Company

CME student, Ole Miss business major starts company creating 'man cave must-have'

OXFORD, Miss. – Ryan Lubker spotted some empty cardboard beer boxes and saw an opportunity. Knowing that alcohol-themed home decorations are big among college students and younger adults, the University of Mississippi senior from Charlotte, North Carolina, with a knack for DIY projects had already created a silhouette of his home state out of beerRead the story …

Holiday Concert Returns to the Ford Center

UM Chorus joined by Symphony, Jazz Ensemble and Steel Drums for Friday show

OXFORD, Miss. – For some, the holiday season doesn’t even begin until the University of Mississippi Department of Music hosts its annual Holiday Concert. Olivia Huey, a pianist from Pontotoc working toward her master’s degree in music education, said it’s one of her favorite concerts of the year. “The Holiday Concert is one I savorRead the story …