Drilling Down on a Win-Win Collaboration

Mississippi Mineral Resources Institute assists Profile Products in mining, gathering data

OXFORD, Miss. – A joint research drilling project between the Mississippi Mineral Resources Institute at the University of Mississippi and a northeast Mississippi mining company is producing benefits for both partners. MMRI and Profile Products in Blue Mountain are in the middle of the ongoing project, which began in May. Profile Products mines the claysRead the story …

Engineering Students Create Electric Bike-Sharing Program

Bikes offer easy travel option for campus community

OXFORD, Miss. – Three recent University of Mississippi graduates have developed an electric bike-sharing program in collaboration with multiple university departments to help students, faculty and staff conveniently travel across campus. The program, dubbed “Shark Cycle,” is a brainchild of Brent Dalton (BSEE 21), of Grenada; Parker Hardy (BSEE 21), of San Antonio; and GeorgeRead the story …

School of Engineering, Rust College Partner for Dual-Degree Program

Students earn degrees from each institution with a five-year course plan

HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. – With a new dual-degree program, students can pursue mathematics at Rust College for three years and follow up with two years at the University of Mississippi School of Engineering. Four tracks are included in this partnership: biomedical engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering and mechanical engineering. Successful students graduate with a degreeRead the story …

Three Students Selected for Prestigious NSF Research Fellowships

UM trio to use Graduate Research Fellowship Program to further explorations

OXFORD, Miss. – Three University of Mississippi students have been selected to receive National Science Foundation fellowships that recognize and support the research-based pursuit of master’s and doctoral degrees in STEM fields. Jax Dallas, William Meador and Larry Stokes were selected for fellowships that include three years of financial support through the foundation’s Graduate Research FellowshipRead the story …