Teaching with Cutting-edge Technology

UM real estate students gain experience using Argus software

OXFORD, Miss. – A technology gift from the ARGUS/Altus Group of Houston, Texas, to the University of Mississippi School of Business Administration is providing opportunities for students to experience software they may ultimately use in their careers. The recent gift, valued at more than $330,000, is intended to train Ole Miss real estate students toRead the story …

‘Tough as They Come’

Bestselling author and wounded soldier Travis Mills, UM students honored at Veterans Alumni Gala

OXFORD, Miss. – Travis Mills, a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army’s fabled 82nd Airborne, was on patrol in Afghanistan one day in 2012 when he sat his backpack down for a second.  The bag landed on a homemade explosive, and it went off. The next thing Mills knew, he could feel the bare boneRead the story …

Powerful Positivity

Madysen Acey, aided by a service dog and a famous surfer's camp, perseveres after double amputation

OXFORD, Miss. – April 25, 2010 is the date tattooed on the remainder of University of Mississippi student Madysen Acey’s right arm. It’s a somber souvenir of the day she was electrocuted, a day that changed her life forever. On that date nearly 10 years ago, Acey was in her hometown of Tunica, playing outRead the story …

UM to Host First Internship Management Workshop

Local and regional companies invited to learn about new internship initiatives

OXFORD, Miss. – The value of internships, both to organizations and students, is well-known. For organizations, a strong intern program can maintain a pipeline of qualified candidates for full-time roles, and internships and other forms of experiential education can help students make a seamless transition to the world of work. The University of Mississippi School of BusinessRead the story …

Business Students Learn Private Label Manufacturing in the Windy City

Retail association's gathering provided experiential learning for many U.S. students

OXFORD, Miss. – Three University of Mississippi business students were among 62 undergraduates from 16 colleges and universities chosen to participate in the Private Label Manufacturers Association‘s third annual University Outreach program. The meeting, held Nov. 15-19 at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago, was in conjunction with PLMA’s annual trade show. The program provided students withRead the story …

Student Co-Directors Work Against Student Food Insecurity at UM

With community support, Kate Reinhardt and Holten Moreno lead the UM Food Bank

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi Food Bank provides a discreet and much-needed source for food, hygiene products and more for Ole Miss students and employees each week. Supported primarily through donations, the UM Food Bank provides hundreds of meals each semester. Since the fall semester began in August, the Food Bank, housed inRead the story …

Story of Entrepreneurship Prevails Amongst Discouraging Voices

REDe keynote speaker offers hope and encouragement to tomorrow's leaders

OXFORD, Miss. – Besides having a killer idea, perhaps the most critical factor in launching a new business is making sure you’re in the right location for your venture to flourish, the co-founder of a rising networking technology firm told students recently at the University of Mississippi. “As an entrepreneur, part of your job isRead the story …

Successful Entrepreneurs Stress Passion, Planning as Keys to Success

Second annual REDe Summit encourages UM students and the public

OXFORD, Miss. – In the entrepreneurial world, time is of the essence, passion drives work and success can feel like a marathon. Those were among the messages at the second annual REDe Entrepreneurship Summit, hosted Nov. 14 by the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Mississippi. The event for budding student entrepreneursRead the story …

Bloomberg BusinessWeek Ranks Ole Miss MBA Program in Top 50

National recognition given for the university's advanced degree

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi‘s Master of Business Administration program has been named among the nation’s best by Bloomberg BusinessWeek. The rankings, released Monday (Nov. 4), place Ole Miss at No. 34 among American public universities. For the 2019 edition, Bloomberg ranked MBA programs using four categories: Compensation, Learning, Networking and Entrepreneurship. TheRead the story …

Students Examine Nuts, Bolts of Mississippi Manufacturing

Center for Manufacturing Excellence class offers students real factory experience

GREENWOOD, Miss. – The Viking Range plant rumbles on this late summer afternoon with an orchestra of thundering industrial sounds. The clank of punching metal tolls across the airplane hangar-sized space. Forklifts beep as they cruise across the plant’s concrete floor. Voices boom out. Enveloping the dull manufacturing roar is the drone of the massiveRead the story …