From Crafting Cardboard to Creating a Company

CME student, Ole Miss business major starts company creating 'man cave must-have'

OXFORD, Miss. – Ryan Lubker spotted some empty cardboard beer boxes and saw an opportunity. Knowing that alcohol-themed home decorations are big among college students and younger adults, the University of Mississippi senior from Charlotte, North Carolina, with a knack for DIY projects had already created a silhouette of his home state out of beerRead the story …

Launching the Future of Biomedical Engineering Education

UM opens new biomedical engineering space to prepare students for cutting-edge field

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi has unveiled its sparkling new biomedical engineering expansion that will better prepare students for careers in a pioneering field that combines technology with medicine. The roughly 6,500-square-foot space, on the third floor of Brevard Hall, also will help nurture innovative research and advance the technological and economic developmentRead the story …

Civil Engineering Professor Named Mississippi Engineer of the Year

Cristiane Surbeck recognized by Mississippi section of ASCE

OXFORD, Miss. – Cristiane Surbeck, chair and professor of civil engineering at the University of Mississippi, has been named Engineer of the Year by the Mississippi section of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Surbeck is a published author and part of the team completing research on green stormwater infrastructure funded by the Mississippi-Alabama SeaRead the story …

Going Green to Lessen Stormwater Flooding

UM researchers explore use of green infrastructure locally, in Southeast

OXFORD, Miss. – Cities and towns are crisscrossed and checkered by streaks and blotches of black and gray asphalt streets and concrete parking lots. When downpours – remnants of a hurricane lumbering up the East Coast, a bomb cyclone unloading on California, an afternoon thunderstorm over New Orleans – pass over, these streets and lotsRead the story …