Classical Pianist, Swiss Photographer Team Up for Ford Center Show

Andreas Klein and Andreas Rentsch also to conduct master class, talk with UM music, art students

OXFORD, Miss. – Classical pianist Andreas Klein and Swiss fine arts photographer Andreas Rentsch will perform together Thursday (Nov. 4) at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Mississippi. Part of the Artists Series, the concert begins at 7:30 p.m. During the first half, Klein will play a BachRead the story …

Latest UM Theatre Production Asks: ‘What Would Elle Do?’

'Legally Blonde: The Musical' brings live acting back with a bend and snap

OXFORD, Miss. – After more than 18 months away from auditorium stages, the University of Mississippi Department of Theatre and Film is returning, unleashing all that pent-up energy with a spectacular production big enough to fill the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts. “Legally Blonde: The Musical” opens Friday (Oct. 29) at theRead the story …

‘The Light in the Piazza’ Subject of Nov. 3 SouthTalk

Several events celebrate Elizabeth Spencer's 100th birthday

OXFORD, Miss. – The beloved characters created by Mississippi author Elizabeth Spencer are returning to the South with a University of Mississippi Opera Theatre production of “The Light in the Piazza,” which is the focus of a SouthTalk sponsored by the UM Center for the Study of Southern Culture. Composer Adam Guettel, director Blake McIverRead the story …

UM Museum Named Among State’s Best Museums for Art

Mississippi Magazine readers voted in first-ever 'Best of Travel Awards'

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi Museum has been named one of the state’s best for art by Mississippi Magazine, an honor that comes one year after the magazine named William Faulkner’s Rowan Oak, which the museum maintains, as the state’s best historic site. The recognition came out in Mississippi Magazine’s new, reader-driven “BestRead the story …

Groundbreaking Set for Friday on Duff Center

Construction underway on historic project at Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi leaders, U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, donors Jim and Thomas Duff, and others will ceremonially break ground Friday (Oct. 29) on the largest single construction project in the history of the Oxford campus, leading the way for more students to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers. The Jim andRead the story …

Inaugural Scholarship Awarded to UM Summer College Participant

Oxford High senior Carlos Sanchez earns scholarship from The Citizens Bank

OXFORD, Miss. – A senior at Oxford High School, Carlos Sanchez works hard to excel in his classes and student leadership roles while also serving as drum major for the Oxford Charger Band. Sanchez had an opportunity to get a jump-start on college this summer by attending the University of Mississippi Summer College for HighRead the story …

A Veterans Day Concert Salute

UM Chorus and Orchestra and Oxford Civic Chorus join forces to celebrate

OXFORD, Miss. – The musical forces of the University of Mississippi Chorus and the LOU Symphony Orchestra will join with the Oxford Civic Chorus for a musical salute to all veterans of the United States military Nov. 9 in the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts. The 7:30 p.m. concert is free andRead the story …

David Magee Launches Book, Charles Kelley Performs Nov. 2

Special event at Ole Miss to fuel discussion on addiction, recovery

OXFORD, Miss. – A family discussion about substance misuse and Grammy Award-winning music will celebrate the national launch of the book “Dear William” by David Magee on Nov. 2 at the University of Mississippi, with an acoustic performance by Charles Kelley, of the popular country music trio Lady A. The 7 p.m. event in theRead the story …

Helping a Proven Program Get Even Better

Gift will expand Ole Miss faculty support, grow RMI program

OXFORD, Miss. – A major new commitment from Brown & Riding Insurance Co. will further expand faculty support for the University of Mississippi‘s nationally recognized risk management and insurance program, helping ensure professors have the resources needed to effectively teach and prepare students. B&R is increasing an initial gift to the RMI program establishing theRead the story …

A Legacy of Support and Inspiration

UM student Tommy Tosh helping others 20 years after death

OXFORD, Miss. – Family and friends of the late Tommy Tosh in Oxford and throughout the country recently marked the 20th anniversary of the young man’s untimely death. Tosh, a University of Mississippi senior and dedicated Rebel fan, died Sept. 29, 2001, from injuries sustained in a car wreck near Nashville, Tennessee. He and friends were involved in what wasRead the story …