Six UM Students Accepted into Rural Physician Scholarship Program

Scholars agree to serve in small Mississippi communities following graduation

JACKSON, Miss. – Four University of Mississippi students and two recent graduates have been selected to participate in the undergraduate portion of the Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program. The students are: Katelyn Barnes, daughter of Donna Barnes and the late Scotty Barnes, of Tishomingo, a junior majoring in biological sciences Riley Brown, daughter of OatisRead the story …

Students Help Grow University’s Commercialization Efforts

Student workers gain valuable experience while helping advance technology transfer goals

OXFORD, Miss. – The Office of Technology Commercialization at the University of Mississippi is a small staff covering a lot of ground. The office, part of the university’s Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, is responsible for stimulating, protecting, managing and transferring intellectual property created by Ole Miss employees from campus to the private sector for commercialization. TheRead the story …

Admired Doctor’s Generosity Aids Aspiring Engineers

Passion for education, love for granddaughter inspire estate gift to UM

OXFORD, Miss. – Seeing the impact a scholarship made on his granddaughter’s education inspired a longtime pediatrician to bequeath part of his estate to the University of Mississippi School of Engineering. A $100,000 gift from the estate of the late Dr. Carl P. Bernet Jr., of Greenwood, has bolstered the Elsie and Harper Johnson Jr.Read the story …

News You Can Use: Lowering Summer Utility Bills

UM mechanical engineering professor shares insights for cutting cooling expenses

OXFORD, Miss. – While summer doesn’t officially arrive until later this month, warmer temperatures already have many Mississippians looking for ways to stay cool. To that end, a University of Mississippi professor is sharing insights on how to chill without raising your utility bills in the process. The first step to keeping utility costs lowRead the story …