Chemistry Doctoral Graduate Named Finalist for Prestigious Award

Leigh Anna Hunt honored at national graduate student awards symposium

OXFORD, Miss. – A University of Mississippi doctoral student’s research that may help harness solar power earned her a spot as a finalist for awards presented by the American Chemical Society and the Journal of Physical Chemistry. Leigh Anna Hunt, of Grenada, was honored at the recent ACS Physical Chemistry Experimental and Theory Graduate StudentRead the story …

Queer Mississippi on Display at J.D. Williams Library

Graduate students gather, curate LGBTQ+ materials for exhibition

OXFORD, Miss. – Eleven University of Mississippi graduate students have curated an exhibition of LGBTQ+ Mississippi materials as a part of a multidisciplinary study on the history of the queer South.  Amy McDowell, associate professor of sociology, and Eva Payne, assistant professor of history, are leading the cross-listed course Queer Mississippi, in which students studyRead the story …

Launchpad to Graduate School

Revamped accelerated master's program fast-tracks talented students

OXFORD, Miss. – Jack Dellinger, a May graduate of the University of Mississippi, was writing his thesis for the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College when he made an astonishing discovery. Delving into a new book of essays by the subject of his thesis – Harvard law professor Adriane Vermeule – the Madison resident saw thatRead the story …

NSF Fellowships Give Students Means to Aim Big with Their Research

Students recognized with graduate research fellowships, honorable mention

OXFORD, Miss. – Three University of Mississippi students have been selected to receive prestigious National Science Foundation fellowships through the foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program. MyKayla Williamson, a senior anthropology major; Austin Wallace, a senior chemistry major; and Benjamin Savino, a graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in engineering science, are the three students. Athena Flint, aRead the story …

Kritika Gupta Named Graduate School Class Marshal

Doctoral candidate praised for her work in child nutrition and school wellness

OXFORD, Miss. – The Graduate School at the University of Mississippi has named Kritika Gupta as a class marshal for the university’s 2022 Commencement, which runs through Sunday (May 8). Gupta, a native of Kapurthala, India, is graduating with a doctorate in nutrition and hospitality management. Her doctoral research examined the resilience capacity of schoolRead 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 …