GlyCORE to Host Inaugural Mid-South Glycoscience Meeting

Event will promote collaboration among Mid-South carbohydrate researchers

OXFORD, Miss. – The Glycoscience Center of Research Excellence at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy is set to host the inaugural Mid-South Glycoscience Meeting. The meeting is slated for July 19 at the Thad Cochran Research Center. The one-day event will be a venue for Mid-South glycoscience researchers and their trainees to featureRead the story …

Generous Donations Smash Record During Ole Miss Giving Day 2021

University family gives $2.485 million to soar past fundraising goals

OXFORD, Miss. – When the last online donation was made this week for Giving Day 2021, University of Mississippi faithful had shattered the fundraising record for the annual event. This year, Ole Miss alumni, students, parents, alumni, friends, faculty and staff contributed 1,575 gifts (1,328 unique donors), totaling more than $2.485 million – gifts dedicatedRead the story …

Ten Seniors Named 2021 UM Hall of Fame Inductees

Students honored for service, achievement and leadership

OXFORD, Miss. – Ten University of Mississippi seniors have been inducted into the university’s 2020-21 Hall of Fame, one of the highest honors afforded to students at UM. The inductees were selected by a committee in accordance with policy developed by the Associated Student Body. Selections are based on outstanding contributions in all aspects ofRead the story …

Graduate Students’ Research Aided by Pharmacy School Resources

Array of services include professional facilities, receptive faculty and other university support

OXFORD, Miss. – At the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, students have opportunities to get hands-on experience to prepare them for careers in pharmacy. It’s no different for graduate students, who undertake research at the school that can make a real difference in lives around the state and region. Fortunately for students, they’ll haveRead the story …

Pharmacy is More than Skin-Deep for Emogene & Co. Founder

UM alumna uses health care background to start skin care company

OXFORD, Miss. – Allyson Gregory Brennan didn’t set out to be a business owner or entrepreneur. However, it was the turn her pharmaceutical career took when she wanted a solution to better ingredients in her skin care products. That passion had University of Mississippi alumna Brennan starting Emogene & Co., a skin care line thatRead the story …

Faculty, Staff Lauded for Innovation in Inclusion

Diversity Innovator Award given to those who prioritize equity

OXFORD, Miss. – The Division of Diversity and Community Engagement at the University of Mississippi is recognizing four faculty and staff members who are leaders in making campus a more equitable environment for all. The 2021 recipients of the Diversity Innovator Award are Laura Antonow, George Dor, Katie McClendon and Arthur Doctor, who also receivedRead the story …

Health Care Law Expert to Deliver Hartman Lecture

Alice P. Mead specializes in issues around production of medicinal cannabis

OXFORD, Miss. – Alice P. Mead, senior adviser for Greenwich Biosciences, will deliver the annual Charles W. Hartman Memorial Lecture on Friday (March 5) via Zoom webinar. The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy is hosting the free virtual event at noon, and the Zoom link can be found at https://pharmacy.olemiss.edu/events/. Mead, whose work focusesRead the story …

Professor Helps Underserved Communities Through Pharmacy

Meagan Brown's work driven by a passion for health equity

OXFORD, Miss. – For Meagan Brown, a clinical associate professor of pharmacy practice at the University of Mississippi, serving the underserved has been the driving force in her career. Since joining the UM School of Pharmacy faculty in 2011, Brown has been involved in the Mississippi Delta Health Collaborative. The project, funded through a grantRead the story …

Pharmacy Professor Receives UM Faculty Achievement Award

David Colby honored for success in teaching, research and mentoring

OXFORD, Miss. – Becoming a professor was David Colby’s goal as a pharmacy student at the University of Iowa. Serving as an associate professor of medicinal chemistry and director of academic affairs in biomolecular sciences at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, Colby’s excellence in teaching, scholarship and service was recognized, as he wasRead the story …

Pharmacy School Forms Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Panel aims to develop, implement and sustain diversity efforts at school

OXFORD, Miss. – Committed to strengthening opportunities and a supportive atmosphere, the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy has formed a permanent Diversity and Inclusion Standing Committee. The committee will promote an inclusive learning and work environment, evaluate school climate and develop proposed interventions, assess and support efforts in recruiting a diverse student population andRead the story …