University-Record Eight UM Students Earn Fulbright Awards

Students to travel, teach English and conduct research as Fulbright winners  

OXFORD, Miss. – Eight University of Mississippi students have earned Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards, the most ever in university history. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program partners students with universities and schools from more than 140 nations around the globe to promote international study and cross-cultural dialogue. The selective program is available to seniors, graduateRead the story …

Mauldin Gift Aims to Bolster Baseball

Alumnus and wife donate to benefit university's sports facilities

OXFORD, Miss. – The donors of a major gift to the University of Mississippi hope to help the Ole Miss baseball team continue to swing for the fences. UM alumnus Mick Mauldin and his wife, Patty, made a $125,000 gift to Champions. Now., the Ole Miss Athletics Foundation‘s fundraising campaign focused on improving facilities forRead the story …

A Quick Guide to 2023 Commencement

Alumna and CEO of award-winning construction company to give address

OXFORD, Miss. – More than 5,000 prospective graduates will gather in Oxford with their friends and family to attend the University of Mississippi‘s 170th Commencement ceremonies from May 10 to 14. Morning Convocation will be held Saturday (May 13) at 8 a.m. in the Grove. The program is a campuswide celebration of graduation that includesRead the story …

Researcher, Student Published in Prestigious Nature Water Journal

Research shows increase in absences in Jackson Public School District during water crisis

OXFORD, Miss. – Water quality issues in Jackson have potentially led to more than 1,000 school disruptions each year between 2015 and 2021, according to a recent study in Nature Water co-authored by a University of Mississippi researcher and undergraduate student. The study, “Boil water alerts and their impact on the unexcused absence rate inRead the story …

University Celebrates Employee, Community Service

Annual program recognizes achievements in research, learning, service and scholarship

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi Division of Diversity and Community Engagement recognized outstanding accomplishments in community-engaged research, learning, service and scholarship Tuesday (April 18) during its annual Celebration of Service. Honors presented included the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Service Award, the Excellence in Community Engagement Award, and the Community Engaged Development Partnership Fund awards.Read the story …

Stephanie Hickman to Deliver 2023 Commencement Address

Business pioneer and alumna leads top construction firm

OXFORD, Miss. – A life’s journey is not always a straight line – there can be many twists and turns. Sometimes you end up right back where you started, but in the best possible way. Stephanie Hickman’s story is a testament to this, and she is slated to share it with the University of Mississippi‘sRead the story …

Giving Day 2023 Sets University Record

Alumni, friends step up with $6.83 million in support

OXFORD, Miss – When the last online donation came in Wednesday (April 5) for Giving Day 2023, the University of Mississippi‘s donors had united to set an unprecedented fundraising record. This year, Ole Miss students, parents, alumni, friends, faculty and staff members came together to contribute 2,399 gifts totaling more than $6.83 million – theRead the story …

Panel to Discuss Jackson Water Crisis

Wednesday event held in celebration of World Water Day

OXFORD, Miss. – For many, it is unfathomable to think of going without access to water. It is a basic necessity and, arguably, a human right. For more than 150,000 Jackson residents, however, the unfathomable became reality last summer when the city’s water system failed. University of Mississippi students, staff and faculty will gather WednesdayRead the story …

Five Selected to 2023 Law Alumni Hall of Fame Class

Induction set as part of annual Law Alumni Weekend

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi School of Law will hold its annual Alumni Hall of Fame induction ceremony on March 25 as part of Law Alumni Weekend. The event, in the Gertrude C. Ford Ballroom of The Inn at Ole Miss, begins with a 6 p.m. reception. Dinner will be served at 7Read the story …

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to Visit Law School

Oral arguments sessions are open to the public March 6-8

OXFORD, Miss. – The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit will host oral arguments Monday through Wednesday (March 6-8) at the University of Mississippi School of Law. The federal appellate court, which has a jurisdiction that includes Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas, has been visiting the Ole Miss law school roughly every threeRead the story …