Freeman Foundation Grants Send UM Students to Other Side of the Globe

Grant supports 20 student internships in Eastern Asia

OXFORD, Miss. – Stretching from Beijing to Singapore, 20 University of Mississippi students received global work experience this summer while interning in Eastern Asia through a grant from the Freeman Foundation. Their roles this summer varied, from an accounting internship in Bangkok to a medical internship in Shanghai, working for companies from a global truck and busRead the story …

UM Partners with U.S. Geological Survey to Address Water Security

Collaboration to advance research of water resources in the Southeast

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi and the U.S. Geological Survey Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center have formed a collaborative partnership to strengthen scientific and technical research related to the availability, valuation and security of water in the Southeast. More than 90 percent of Mississippi’s population relies on groundwater for its drinking water supply, according to the MississippiRead the story …

Engineering Student Heads to Japan with Gilman Scholarship

Benjamin Mighall to study at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto

OXFORD, Miss. – A University of Mississippi student plans to spend his fall 2019 semester studying in Japan, thanks to a prestigious international scholarship program. Benjamin Mighall, of La Crosse, Wisconsin, is the recipient of a 2019 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. The senior electrical engineering major will travel to Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan,Read the story …

Software Gift Boosts Ole Miss Engineering

Corporation awards School of Engineering $3.1 million platform for education and research

OXFORD, Miss. – The Mississippi Mineral Resources Institute at the University of Mississippi has been gifted with the Petrel Exploration and Production software platform from the Schlumberger Corp. This software donation, valued at $3.1 million over a three-year period, provides MMRI researchers and geology and geological engineering students with the same cutting-edge software used byRead the story …