First Graduates of Online Master’s in Hospitality Management Reflect

Program opens new career opportunities for industry professionals

OXFORD, Miss. – In just the first few months since completing the University of Mississippi‘s online Master of Science in Hospitality Management, the program’s first two graduates have seen new career opportunities opening up, and they offered advice and encouragement for others considering enrolling. Emily Styles, of Oxford, and Morgan Sears, of Raleigh, North Carolina,Read the story …

Greg Tschumper Wins 2021 SEC Faculty Achievement Award

Professor internationally recognized for research in physical and computational quantum chemistry

OXFORD, Miss. – Greg Tschumper, professor of chemistry in the College of Liberal Arts, has been named winner of the 2021 SEC Faculty Achievement Award for the University of Mississippi, the Southeastern Conference announced this week. Tschumper joined the Ole Miss faculty in 2001, and his research interests are in weak chemical interactions that playRead the story …

Graduate Students’ Research Aided by Pharmacy School Resources

Array of services include professional facilities, receptive faculty and other university support

OXFORD, Miss. – At the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, students have opportunities to get hands-on experience to prepare them for careers in pharmacy. It’s no different for graduate students, who undertake research at the school that can make a real difference in lives around the state and region. Fortunately for students, they’ll haveRead the story …

Two Years in Beijing: UM Students Earn Yenching Fellowships

Senior international studies and Chinese majors headed to Beijing for two years

OXFORD, Miss. – Two University of Mississippi seniors are headed to China in September with an opportunity to spend two years studying in Beijing with scholars from around the world after being named UM’s first-ever Yenching fellows. Lennis Barlow, from Madison, and Matthew Travers, from St. Louis, are both majoring in international studies and Chinese and are members ofRead the story …

Establishing a Firm Relationship

Young alumnus creates scholarship, excellence fund in Ole Miss business school

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi alumnus Matthew Murphy, of Nashville, Tennessee, hopes a recent gift to his alma mater will encourage more students to study banking and ultimately bridge a generational gap he has noticed in the mortgage industry. The 2015 graduate’s $100,000 gift will establish the Matthew C. Murphy Scholarship Fund and theRead the story …

Journalism Students Learn with the Best, Thanks to Donation

Memphis news station WREG-TV donates anchor desk to 'Ole Miss NewsWatch' team

OXFORD, Miss. – To help prepare University of Mississippi journalism students for life after graduation, Memphis news station WREG-TV donated its station’s anchor desk to “NewsWatch Ole Miss,” providing a true real-world broadcast journalism experience on campus. The university’s student-run broadcast news operation, NewsWatch also serves Oxford and Lafayette County as its only complete local newscast.Read the story …

Strengthening Science Education in Mississippi

Gift creates new School of Education position

OXFORD, Miss. – A support fund aimed at helping improve science education statewide has been established at the University of Mississippi by the Mississippi Public School Consortium for Educational Access, represented by the Scott County School District. With a gift of $85,000, the consortium created the Advanced STEM Access Program Support Fund. With these resources,Read the story …

Two UM Students Selected for Fellowship Program

Jonathan Dabel, Je'Von D. Franklin to work with initiative aimed at solving education challenges

OXFORD, Miss. – Two University of Mississippi students have been chosen to participate in an inaugural national network program designed to use technology to innovate teaching and learning with the goal of improving outcomes for Black, Latino and indigenous students, poverty-affected students and first-generation students across the nation. Jonathan Dabel, of Diamondhead, and Je’Von D.Read the story …

IMC Student ‘Bridges the Gap’ Between Nonprofits, Need

Senior Natalie Pruitt develops website for students to complete assignments listed by nonprofit groups

OXFORD, Miss. – A University of Mississippi student has created a website to help “bridge the gap” between Mississippi nonprofit organizations and Ole Miss students interested in expanding their resume through community involvement. Natalie Pruitt, a senior integrated marketing communications major and member of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, developed the project as partRead the story …

Searching Beyond Einstein

UM professor receives National Science Foundation award to test general relativity theory

OXFORD, Miss. – A University of Mississippi professor will use his new National Science Foundation award to further explore Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity and pursue unlocking the universe’s gravitational secrets. Leo Stein, an assistant professor of physics and astronomy, recently was granted a Faculty Early Career Development Program award from the National ScienceRead the story …