UM Ranked Among Nation’s Best Online Graduate Degrees in Education

Ole Miss school climbs in U.S. News rankings

OXFORD, Miss. – U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of Mississippi among the nation’s top institutions for online graduate degrees in education. At No. 34, the UM School of Education climbed more than 120 spots from U.S. News’ 2018 rankings and is tied with education schools at Ohio University, University of KansasRead the story …

Ole Miss Online MBA Program Ranks Among Top 10 in Nation

School's online degree earns national recognition from U.S. News

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi’s online Master of Business Administration program has been named as one of the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. The rankings, released today (Jan. 15), place Ole Miss in a four-way tie for No. 9 nationally. UM is tied with Auburn University, Pennsylvania StateRead the story …

Student to Work with Smithsonian on Expat Women Artists

Grace Moorman will research influence of American female artists living in Paris in 1920s

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi student Grace Moorman is going to Washington for the spring 2019 semester to work as a curatorial intern at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery on a project that highlights the contributions of 20th century women to the arts.  Moorman, a junior art history major from Madison, is toRead the story …

Pharmacy School Gets a Boost from Former Arkansas Legislator

Malones' major gift to help pharmacy students attain degree

OXFORD, Miss. – A new scholarship endowment at the University of Mississippi is poised to support students from impoverished areas who dream of becoming pharmacists. With a $100,000 gift to the UM School of Pharmacy, Arkansas state Sen. Percy Malone and his wife, Donna, of Arkadelphia, Arkansas, created the AllCare Pharmacy Scholarship Endowment. Recipients willRead the story …

Doctoral Candidate Earns Fellowship to Continue Literary Research

Amber Hodge to continue dissertation work at University of Virginia's academic libraries

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi doctoral candidate Amber Hodge has received a Lillian Gary Taylor Fellowship in American Literature, which funds a month of research at the University of Virginia’s expansive academic libraries. Hodge, who is working toward a Ph.D. in English literature with a graduate minor in gender studies, will continue work on her dissertation,Read the story …

BioMolecular Sciences Advocacy Council Enhances Student Experience

Graduate student-run group hosts journal club, networking events

OXFORD, Miss. – The graduate students and faculty of the Department of BioMolecular Sciences in the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy have worked together to re-establish an organization that promises to benefit the many graduate students within the department. The BMS Graduate Student Advocacy Council formed during the fall of 2018 as the departmentRead the story …

Three Southern Studies Faculty Celebrate Book Publications

Off Square Books event set for Jan. 22

OXFORD, Miss. – Three faculty members at the University of Mississippi’s Center for the Study of Southern Culture are kicking off the spring semester with a celebration of their books’ publication. The event, set for 5 p.m. Jan. 22 at Off Square Books in Oxford, features Jessica Wilkerson, who wrote “To Live Here You HaveRead the story …

Business Students Learn Label Manufacturing in the Windy City

Retail association's gathering proved a positive learning experience for many

OXFORD, Miss. – Three University of Mississippi business students were among 60 undergraduates from 20 U.S. colleges and universities chosen to participate in the Private Label Manufacturers Association’s third annual University Outreach program. The meeting, held Nov. 10-13 in Chicago, was in conjunction with PLMA’s annual trade show. The program provided students with an immersive experienceRead the story …

Pharmacology Professor Works to Reverse Impact of Opioids on HIV

Jason Paris researches therapies for cognitive disorders caused by opioid use in patients

OXFORD, Miss. – The opioid epidemic has reached new heights across the United States, becoming one of the nation’s leading causes of death. Though opioid abuse can be dangerous for anyone, those diagnosed with HIV can see increased adverse effects on their brain and nervous system. Jason Paris, assistant professor of pharmacology at the UniversityRead the story …

Professor Receives Competitive NIH Award, Peer-reviewed Journal Cover

Saumen Chakraborty's research explores alternate energy, Alzheimer's disease

OXFORD, Miss. – The fall semester was kind to University of Mississippi researcher Saumen Chakraborty, who received a National Institutes of Health award and earned the cover of a scientific journal. Chakraborty, an assistant professor in the UM Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, was awarded a $317,198 grant from the NIH in September to study a class of enzymesRead the story …