‘Food Network Star’ Finalist Uses Ole Miss Experience in Competition

  … Program airs at 8 p.m. Sundays OXFORD, Miss. – With stars in her eyes and frosting at her fingertips, a former University of Mississippi pastry chef is a finalist to land her own television show through the “Food Network Star” competition. Linkie Marais is on celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis’ team in theRead the story …

NFSMI Welcomes White House Chef

Sam Kass, White House Assistant Chef, spoke with school chefs, dieticians, and directors at the NFSMI Second Annual Major Cities Training Symposium at Ole Miss today. Video by Mary Stanton.

National Institute’s New Leader Passionate about Child Nutrition

OXFORD, Miss. – A school nutrition director for the past 22 years, Katie Wilson is now poised to lead the country’s authority on child nutrition programs.

Heroes, Past and Present

These remarks by Elizabeth Shiver (54) were prepared for the Silver Em dinner in 2006. The intention was to recognize performance and achievement of both individuals and institutions and to discuss journalism education at Ole Miss in the early years.

UM, Delta Health Alliance Partnership Yields Results in Fight Against Childhood Obesity

OXFORD, Miss. – A partnership between the University of Mississippi and some Delta area schools is encouraging adolescents to choose healthier foods and increase their physical activity – two important lifestyle changes in the Magnolia State’s ongoing battle with the bulge. Janie Cole (left), a registered dietitian with the ‘Eating Good … and Moving LikeRead the story …