School of Pharmacy Partners with Takeda Pharmaceuticals on Fellowship

Pharmacy administration students to gain valuable experience preparing them for industry careers

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy and Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A. Inc. have established a new fellowship that will help pharmacy administration students gain valuable industry experience in a real-world setting. Takeda is one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, with a long history in research and development of patient treatments. TheRead the story …

Health Center Pharmacists Keep UM Community Healthy

Pharmacy Health Services provides care and resources during pandemic

OXFORD, Miss. – When COVID-19 became a public health crisis, college campuses across the country shut down. At the University of Mississippi, students didn’t return after an extended spring break, while faculty and staff began working from home. During that time, as well as the return to campus this summer, Ole Miss was fortunate forRead the story …

Partnering for Safer Mississippi Drinking Water

University researchers working with MSU Extension Service on water testing program

OXFORD, Miss. – A group of University of Mississippi researchers is working with the Mississippi State University Extension Service to conduct free lead-in-water testing in schools and child care facilities. The UM Lead in Drinking Water Team is assisting the extension service’s SipSafe program, a statewide effort funded through an Environmental Protection Agency grant to reduceRead the story …

Biotech Industry Leader Named Joseph Sam Distinguished Alumnus

G. Michael Wall brings pharmaceutical development experience to Oct. 8 lecture

OXFORD, Miss. – G. Michael Wall, a 1988 University of Mississippi alumnus, has been named the School of Pharmacy Department of BioMolecular Sciences‘ 2021 Joseph Sam Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient. Wall is senior vice president and chief scientific officer at Nacuity Pharmaceuticals Inc., and vice president of pharmaceutical development for Sound Pharmaceuticals Inc. He willRead the story …

Pharmacology Graduate Student Striving for Excellence

Salahuddin Mohammed seeks to inspire future students through his work

OXFORD, Miss. – Salahuddin Mohammed, a graduate student in the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, has always sought to make his mark on the research and science world. As a young student with an interest in neuroscience, that desire led him to pursue a career in pharmacy and has taken him across the globe.Read the story …

Student Pharmacists Providing Flu Shots to Community

Operation Immunization raises vaccine awareness and access

OXFORD, Miss. – As flu season quickly approaches, faculty and students at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy are making it easy to stay safe without leaving campus by providing the flu vaccine through Operation Immunization. In conjunction with a national campaign driven by the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists, the UM chapterRead the story …

Pharmacy Graduate Students Win AAPS Student Chapter Award

First-time honor for UM chapter recognizes service and outreach

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi chapter of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists has been selected as a recipient of the 2021 Student Chapter Award by the national organization. The award is given to chapters that demonstrate exceptional commitment to service and outreach. Up to three chapters nationwide are selected for the awardRead the story …

University Kicks Off Semester with Vaccination Clinics

Goal is to make vaccine accessible and convenient for all

OXFORD, Miss. – With COVID-19 continuing to spread across the state, the University of Mississippi is working to ensure that members of the university community have plenty of opportunities to be vaccinated at convenient times and locations. Over the course of four days near the beginning of the semester, volunteers from the School of PharmacyRead the story …

Faculty Team Receives First Science Education Partnership Award

Project SCORE aims to increase interest in health sciences among Mississippi youth

OXFORD, Miss. – A team of University of Mississippi faculty members has received a prestigious $1.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s Science Education Partnership Award program. This is the first SEPA grant awarded to the university. It brings together faculty from across the university to participate in Project SCORE, which stands forRead the story …

Pharmacy Professor Modernizes Classroom with Discord App

Daniel Riche says platform helps educators better connect with students

JACKSON, Miss. – A messaging application popular with video gamers is helping a University of Mississippi pharmacy professor spark interaction among students in his classroom. Discord, which allows users to create communities around common interests, has seen its popularity grow wildly since its launch in 2015, and it boasts more than 150 million monthly users.Read the story …