More than 19,500 Students Set Enrollment Record at UM

… Largest-ever freshman class finds university’s academic programs offer best fit OXFORD, Miss. – Amanda Hardwick had acceptance letters from Tulane University, Auburn University and the universities of Alabama and Georgia, but the biochemistry major from Hattiesburg chose the University of Mississippi, where she is part of a record-shattering freshman class this fall. Ole MissRead the story …

UM Makes Top 25 List for Best College Buys

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi has cracked the Top 25 again, this time as one of America’s Best College Buys.

Pride of the South and Marching Southerners To Perform Joint Concert Sept. 4

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi’s Pride of the South Band and Jacksonville State’s Marching Southerners Band are set to perform a joint concert after the Rebels’ season opener Sept. 4 against the Jacksonville State Gamecocks.

University Announces New Rules To Make Tailgating Safe, Fair for All

… Campus closed to tents until 10 p.m. Fridays OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi gameday committee has instituted several new rules and policies in an attempt to make tailgating a better experience for all fans.

University Hopes to Build Class Unity At Thursday’s Freshmen Convocation

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi’s incoming Class of 2014 is expected to be one of the largest in school history. To help unite this diverse group of students, officials are inviting all freshmen to the university’s Freshmen Convocation.   Set for 7 p.m. Thursday (Aug. 26) in Tad Smith Coliseum, the convocation is open toRead the story …

UPD Promotes Tutor to Detective Captain

OXFORD, Miss. – When University of Mississippi Police Chief Calvin Sellers pinned captain’s bars on Detective Lt. Peggie “Jane” Tutor’s uniform Tuesday, she not only received a promotion but also became the university’s first female to lead campus investigations. University of Mississippi Police Chief Calvin Sellers congratulates Peggie ‘Jane’ Tutor on being promoted to detective lieutenantRead the story …

University Heart Earns National Recognition for Patient Care

JACKSON, Miss. – The University of Mississippi Medical Center has been recognized for achievement in using evidence-based guidelines to provide the best possible care to patients through the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines program. Earl C. Coleman, center, quality improvement initiatives director for the American Heart Association, presents a Get withRead the story …

Public Hearing on Legislative Redistricting Scheduled for Aug. 19 in Fulton Chapel

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi is hosting a state Senate Elections Committee hearing on legislative redistricting Aug. 19.

Ole Miss Selected One of Top Ten Great Colleges to Work For

OXFORD, Miss. – For the second consecutive year, The Chronicle of Higher Education selected the University of Mississippi as one of the top 10 Great Colleges To Work For among colleges with more than 10,000 students.

Counseling Center Volunteers Provide Summer Program for At-Risk Yalobusha County Youth

OXFORD, Miss. – Hosea Rockett understands the challenges of growing up in an area with limited resources and even fewer positive role models.