Pozen Gift Making an Impact

Recipient of annual MBA scholarship hopes to build own business

OXFORD, Miss. – Kenaz Worthem, of Oxford, is the 2022 recipient of the Pozen Scholarship at the University of Mississippi. The award, established through the Robert C. Pozen Scholarship MBA Diversity Fund, provides full tuition for a student from Mississippi who is pursuing his or her Master of Business Administration. “Last year, Mr. Pozen generouslyRead the story …

Scholarships for Chemical Engineering

Reagan estate gift funds assistance for Ole Miss students

OXFORD, Miss. – The late Jim and Norma Reagan held the University of Mississippi close in their hearts, and an estate gift ensures their legacies will live on through scholarships for chemical engineering students. The couple established the Jimmy M. and Norma S. Reagan Engineering Scholarship Endowment in 2016, and the recent estate gift broughtRead the story …

Barbour, Lott Call for Citizen Leadership

Bipartisanship is key to 'moving Mississippi forward,' former officials say

OXFORD, Miss. – Stating that government effectiveness depends upon the people’s input, former Gov. Haley Barbour and retired U.S. Sen. Trent Lott challenged listeners Thursday (Oct. 1) at the University of Mississippi to become united in facing society’s challenges. Barbour and Lott led the “Moving Mississippi Forward” discussion at the Overby Center for Southern JournalismRead the story …

Professor Using Grant to Study Molecular Mechanisms That Sustain Life

Nikki Reinemann receives $1.5 million grant from National Institutes of Health

OXFORD, Miss. – Nikki Reinemann, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Mississippi, wants to understand the molecular mechanisms that sustain life. The National Institutes of Health has granted her almost $1.5 million so she can devote the majority of her research time to this pioneering field. Reinemann received the Maximizing Investigators’ ResearchRead the story …