The Phil Hardin Foundation of Meridian presented a $250,000 gift to the University of Mississippi School of Law in memory of the foundation’s longtime board member and treasurer, the late Stephen Moore. The gift at Moore’s alma mater will support the school’s innovative Business Law Institute. Members of the Moore family were honored on the Oxford campus, including, front row from left, daughter Alison Moore Abney of Madison, widow Joan Moore of Meridian, daughter Melissa Moore Blackburn of Vicksburg and Hardin Foundation board president Robert Ward; back row, foundation board member Kacey Bailey, interim dean of law Debbie Bell, and foundation executive director Lloyd Gray. The foundation’s longtime support of UM initiatives totals more than $3.4 million.Photo by Thomas Graning/Ole Miss Communications