Undercounted Census Numbers Affect State Funding, Political Landscape

UM population studies experts share projections, outlook for 2030 count

OXFORD, Miss. – The discovery that Mississippi’s actual population is significantly higher than 2020 U.S. Census numbers indicate could affect future federal funding and possibly other factors, according to University of Mississippi population studies experts. Mississippi was among six states in which the Census Bureau reported found significant undercounting as part of its Post EnumerationRead the story …

New Director to Lead UM Student Media Center

Larz Roberts joins Ole Miss faculty this month from Arkansas State University

OXFORD, Miss. – A new director soon will lead the University of Mississippi‘s S. Gale Denley Student Media Center, which includes The Daily Mississippian newspaper, campus television station NewsWatch, Rebel Radio and the Ole Miss yearbook. Larz Roberts joins the School of Journalism and New Media June 24 as the new SMC leader. Roberts comesRead the story …

Professor Studies Effects of Internal Recognition on Promotions

Kristin Cullen-Lester and colleagues receive SIOP Small Grant to fund work

OXFORD, Miss. – How does internal recognition affect promotions and retention of women in the field of academic medicine? That is a question that Kristin Cullen-Lester, an assistant professor of management at the University of Mississippi, hopes to answer. Research shows that women in academic medicine wait longer to receive a promotion and leave theirRead the story …

Accounting for the Future

Wade gift helps build accountancy school of tomorrow

OXFORD, Miss. – Lifelong Disney World fan Donna Dukes Wade knows the amusement park considers itself the happiest place on Earth, but don’t tell Mickey that the University of Mississippi makes her a little bit happier. Wade, of Oxford and part-time resident of Naples, Florida, was a die-hard Rebel fan long before she graduated inRead the story …

Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Honors UM Alumni, Faculty

Six with Ole Miss ties among 2022 award winners

OXFORD, Miss. – The Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters is honoring several University of Mississippi alumni and faculty members as part of its annual awards to accomplished individuals in various creative fields. Ole Miss alumni and faculty receiving 2022 awards from the MIAL are William Dunlap and Kenneth Holditch, recipients of the Noel PolkRead the story …

Acoustics Summer School Draws International Scientists, Students to UM

PASS 2022 features four days of lectures, discussions and demonstrations

OXFORD, Miss. – Graduate and postgraduate students from four countries are on the University of Mississippi campus this week to learn the latest in cutting-edge physical acoustics, including infrasound, medical acoustics, thermoacoustics, nonlinear acoustics, waves and bubbles. Physical Acoustics Summer School 2022 is hosted by the university’s National Center for Physical Acoustics, with support fromRead the story …

Pharmacy Professor Brings Interprofessional Experience to Classroom

Sally Earl's clinical work is offering insights for students

OXFORD, Miss. – Sally Earl’s career has been defined by a willingness to collaborate with those in and out of the pharmacy profession. A clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, her work extends beyond the classroom. When Earl joined the school in 2017, she worked with theRead the story …

Gift Provides UM Honors Scholarships

Leading surgeon credits university for success and hopes to help others succeed

OXFORD, Miss. – Dr. Marc E. Walker, a plastic surgeon and Mississippi’s only pediatric and congenital hand surgeon, is the founder and clinical director of the Congenital Hand Clinic at Children’s of Mississippi, the pediatric hospital at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Walker’s road to success is impressive: after graduating summa cumRead the story …

After Life-Threatening Accident, Mother of Five Pursues Dream

UM-Rankin student Holly Thrailkill selected for SOE's Sylvia Foran Curriculum Planning Award

PEARL, Miss. – Holly Thrailkill has a mantra: one step at a time. She first used it when she was learning to walk again. She uses it now as motivation to finish her degree. Thrailkill is a rising senior elementary education major at the University of Mississippi on the Hinds Community College-Rankin campus. She hasRead the story …

Resource Center for Delta Entrepreneurs Opens in Greenville

Mississippi Small Business Development Center partners with CompuRecycling Inc.

GREENVILLE, Miss. – The Mississippi Delta Small Business Development Center in Greenville is officially open to assist aspiring business owners throughout the region. The new center is among more than 20 sites and centers of the Mississippi Small Business Development Center, headquartered at the University of Mississippi. Housed within CompuRecycling Center Inc., the Mississippi DeltaRead the story …