Jeans for Justice Day, Clothesline Project Highlight Sexual Assault Awareness Month

  OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi is observing 2010 Sexual Assault Awareness Month with several activities designed to raise public understanding about the problem of sexual violence and to educate participants on how to prevent sexual assault and rape.

Professor to Promote Healthy Lifestyle in Amsterdam

  OXFORD, Miss. – Ten percent of the Dutch are obese, and experts predict that rate will increase to a quarter of the population by 2025.

Prestigious Fellowship Aids Study of Physical Activity Among Delta Schoolchildren

OXFORD, Miss. – Abigail Gamble, believed to be the first University of Mississippi doctoral student to receive a prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dissertation fellowship, is using the award to study the physical activity of schoolchildren in the Delta. “We would like to determine how state, district and school-level policy, and the built environment ofRead the story …

Celebrate Physical Fitness During May by Walking with Chancellor

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi students and Oxford residents are encouraged to celebrate May by taking a morning walk with Chancellor Robert Khayat beginning at 8 a.m. Monday (May 4) on the front steps of the Lyceum. The 1.5-mile walk will end back at the Lyceum.

National Leader in Social Justice Speaks Thursday on Sexual Violence Awareness

‘Take Back the Night’ march, candlelight vigil scheduled April 20 OXFORD, Miss. – Two free, public programs to raise awareness of sexual violence are scheduled April 16 and 20 at the University of Mississippi. Keith Edwards, director of campus life at Macalester College and a national leader in social justice education, speaks at 7:30 p.m.Read the story …

Student Health Fair Scheduled Wednesday

OXFORD, Miss. – Students at the University of Mississippi have an opportunity to check their cholesterol, blood pressure and bone density, as well as visit with health care providers, during a health fair Wednesday (Oct. 15). The fourth annual Ole Miss Student Health Fair is set for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Student Union Lobby.Read the story …