Lawrence Anderson, Third African-American to Graduate from UM Engineering School, Reflects on Achievements

Electrical engineering alumnus has enjoyed long, successful career in paper, pulp industry

Lawrence (Larry) Anderson (BSEE 72) has successfully navigated a career in manufacturing operations and both domestic and international sales with multinational companies. Retired since 2013, the Jackson native quickly credits much of his career accomplishments to his personal growth while earning an electrical engineering degree at the University of Mississippi. Fifty years ago, Anderson wasRead the story …

Two Mechanical Engineering Students Named Inaugural Hino Motors Scholars

David Biggs and Manny Dhaliwal benefit from financial and professional support

Two mechanical engineering students at the University of Mississippi are the inaugural recipients of the Hino Motors Scholarship. Senior David Biggs, of Norman, Oklahoma, and junior Manny Dhaliwal, of Silver Creek, each received the awards last fall. The scholarships were created following a 2015 meeting in which representatives of Hino Motors Manufacturing Inc. contacted theRead the story …

Colby Kimmel Named Mississippi Engineering Society’s 2018 Young Engineer of the Year

UM civil engineering alumna works as project manager at Mississippi Department of Transportation

Much like the roads she helps design, Colby Willis Kimmel (BSCE 08) goes the extra mile. The University of Mississippi civil engineering alumna’s efforts have been noticed. Most recently, the project manager in roadway design at the Mississippi Department of Transportation was recognized by the Mississippi Engineering Society of the National Society of  Professional EngineersRead the story …

Development Officer for School of Engineering Sought

Job is posted on two websites

The University of Mississippi Foundation is seeking to fill an opening for a School of Engineering development officer. For more information or to apply, visit: