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Gov. Bryant, UMMC Mark Highpoint in School of Medicine Construction

Officials celebrate 'topping out' of new facility

JACKSON, Miss. – Gov. Phil Bryant today helped celebrate a milestone in the construction of an emerging School of Medicine building during a “topping-out” ceremony at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Touting the economic and health care implications of a more spacious, state-of-the-art medical school, Bryant was among some 100 dignitaries and other attendeesRead the story …

Check Out Awesome Time-lapse of Pavilion Construction

The University of Mississippi photography staff has been keeping track of the construction progress of the $96.5 million Pavilion at Ole Miss. In December 2013, Robert Jordan, director of Ole Miss Photography, placed a camera on top of Anderson Hall to take photos each day of the construction progress. Photographers visited the rooftop camera onceRead the story …

Watch Vaught-Hemingway Expansion via Construction Cam

The Ole Miss Rebels football team is preparing to hit the road for its fourth consecutive bowl game, but back home in Oxford, Vaught-Hemingway Stadium is getting prepped for next season. Fans can keep up with the progress through a zoomable construction cam. Construction crews are enclosing the north end zone to make the stadium aRead the story …

33 Campus Construction Projects You Should Know About

The University of Mississippi campus is constantly improving and growing to accommodate our increasing student population. Over the next few years, several construction projects will enhance student life and transform the campus. Here’s a list of current and upcoming projects: HAPPENING NOW Coulter Hall Additions and Renovations Renovations to Coulter Hall began in 2013 andRead the story …

‘Pavilion At Ole Miss’ Officially Under Construction

$65 million basketball and multipurpose arena to be complete by December 2015

Members of the athletics staff, architects and Rebel fans gathered today for the ceremonial groundbreaking of the new basketball area to be known as the “Pavilion at Ole Miss.” The Pavilion is a $65 million, state of the art multipurpose facility that will house both mens’ and women’s basketball and host concerts, convocation and graduation,Read the story …

Four Ways Spring Construction will Affect Faculty and Staff

Learn what construction on the new parking garage and basketball arena means for parking and transportation

Over winter break, the University of Mississippi broke ground on a new 829-spot, five-story parking garage on the west side of Vaught-Hemingway Stadium (in the parking lot where Rebel Shop is located). With construction on a new basketball arena beginning in the spring, parking and transportation in that part of campus will be tricky untilRead the story …

Spring SouthTalks Continue ‘Mississippi Voices’ Theme

First lecture set for Jan. 26; schedule includes both virtual and in-person events

OXFORD, Miss. – The spring SouthTalks Series, sponsored by the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi, continues the focus on “Mississippi Voices.” This theme finds connections to other places, problems and people that solidify the global interconnectedness made undeniable by the pandemic. SouthTalks explore the interdisciplinary nature of Southern studies and includesRead the story …

UM Community Remembers Former Journalism Educator Nancy Dupont

Professor's influence and steady guidance stretched to all corners of campus and around the world

OXFORD, Miss. – Colleagues and former students are mourning the death of Nancy McKenzie Dupont, who died Dec. 25, just a few months after her retirement from the University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media. In her 15 years at the university, the professor emerita touched the lives of countless students and contemporaries,Read the story …

Top Ole Miss News Stories of 2021

Relive a year of accolades and achievements at the university

OXFORD, Miss. – Just one year after a season of lockdowns, virtual classes and uncertainty, the University of Mississippi rebounded in 2021 to enjoy a return to achievement, growth and celebration. Here is a look back at some of the most fun and engaging Ole Miss news stories from a remarkable year. Explosive Growth inRead the story …

Going Green to Lessen Stormwater Flooding

UM researchers explore use of green infrastructure locally, in Southeast

OXFORD, Miss. – Cities and towns are crisscrossed and checkered by streaks and blotches of black and gray asphalt streets and concrete parking lots. When downpours – remnants of a hurricane lumbering up the East Coast, a bomb cyclone unloading on California, an afternoon thunderstorm over New Orleans – pass over, these streets and lotsRead the story …