Understanding COVID-19 Topic for Virtual Oxford Science Cafe

UM professor to discuss origins, infection processes of virus during Nov. 17 event on Zoom

OXFORD, Miss. – The infection processes of the COVID-19 virus are the topic for a virtual Oxford Science Cafe scheduled for Nov. 17 by University of Mississippi faculty researchers. The program will be hosted on Zoom beginning at 7 p.m. Joshua Sharp, associate professor of pharmacology and director of the UM Glycoscience Center of ResearchRead the story …

Pharmacy Student Receives Gateway to Research Fellowship

Karli Anders' work includes drug discovery to slow the onset of dementia

OXFORD, Miss. – Karli Anders, a third-year professional student at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, has been named a recipient of the Gateway to Research Fellowship by the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education. The award provides students an opportunity to work on faculty-mentored research projects while improving their knowledge of clinical skills. “IRead the story …

NSF Provides Funds for Major New Research Instrument at University

New tool will help expand materials research, opportunities for Mississippi researchers

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi will be home to an instrument essential to innovative materials development research, thanks to a Major Research Instrumentation award from the National Science Foundation. The award is being used to purchase a Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation, a highly sensitive balance that can detect changes in mass atRead the story …

Internationally Lauded Scientist Named Distinguished Alumnus

Hassan Y. Aboul-Enein to deliver Joseph Sam Distinguished Alumnus Lecture on Monday via Zoom

OXFORD, Miss. – Hassan Y. Aboul-Enein, a University of Mississippi alumnus with postgraduate degrees in medicinal chemistry, has been named recipient of the School of Pharmacy Department of BioMolecular Sciences’ 2020 Joseph Sam Distinguished Alumnus Award. “It is a great honor to receive this award,” Aboul-Enein said. “I first met Joseph Sam in 1965 inRead the story …

UM Student Awarded Independent Pharmacies Grant

Mary Morgan Mohamed's career plans include working in the Delta

OXFORD, Miss. – Mary Morgan Mohamed, a third-year student in the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, has been selected for a $1,000 grant from 2020 EPIC Pharmacies student grant program. A network of 1,500 independently owned pharmacies, EPIC Pharmacies annually awards grants to 12 pharmacy students who plan to practice independent pharmacy after graduation.Read the story …

Pharmacy School Earns Reaccreditation

School received the full eight-year cycle from the national accreditation organization

OXFORD, Miss. – The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education has renewed the accreditation for the Doctor of Pharmacy professional program at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy for the maximum eight years. ACPE is the national accreditation agency of professional pharmacy degree programs and providers of continuing pharmacy education.  The full accreditation through 2028Read the story …

In Midst of COVID-19 Pandemic, Experts Urge Flu Awareness

Operation Immunization, campus health center offering vaccine for Ole Miss community

OXFORD, Miss. – October has arrived, and that means flu season in Mississippi is just around the corner. This year has a twist: Another, more infectious virus that causes a more dangerous respiratory illness has already been spreading for months. How might COVID-19 change the 2020-21 flu season? For starters, it might be more importantRead the story …

Donors Help Fulfill Student Pharmacists’ Dream

Additional support will provide essential medical resources for professional students

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi student pharmacist Zoe Thaw decided to study pharmacy after seeing the vital work performed by pharmacists in her hometown of Brandon. The first-year professional student fell in love with the profession as she interacted with the practitioners and witnessed the difference they made in patients’ lives. Pharmacists are againRead the story …

Honors College Freshman Awarded Six Academic Scholarships

Brandon native Nicholas Dean also admitted to the early-entry pharmacy program

OXFORD, Miss. – With an array of scholarship offers under his belt, freshman Nicholas Dean is eager to get involved on campus as he begins his journey at the University of Mississippi. The Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College student from Brandon was awarded the Sis and Buddy Manning Ole Miss First, 1848, Academic Merit, Residential,Read the story …

Operation Immunization Brings Flu Shots to Ole Miss Community

Student pharmacists will offer drive-thru flu shots on select dates

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi chapter of the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists is conducting its annual Operation Immunization to provide flu shots to the Ole Miss community. Operation Immunization is an immunization awareness campaign designed to increase the public’s knowledge while increasing the number of adults receiving immunizations. “With fluRead the story …