UM Park and Recreation Management Instructor Receives National Graduate Student Award

OXFORD, Miss. – Anna Pechenik Mausolf, an adjunct instructor of park and recreation management at the University of Mississippi, has been named the 2012 Outstanding Graduate Student by the Young Professionals Network of the National Recreation and Park Association. NRPA will present the award publicly at an Oct. 17 reception during the association’s 2012 CongressRead the story …

UM Helps Hernando Survey Parks and Recreation Needs

OXFORD, Miss. – It started as a simple question from a concerned public worker. “How can the city of Hernando best provide services to its citizens?” The rapidly growing north Mississippi city needed answers quickly and got an immediate response in the form of a comprehensive citizen survey provided free by the University of Mississippi’sRead the story …

Fantasy Sports and Math: Research Reveals Link in Student Success

OXFORD, Miss. – Fantasy sports can help improve mathematics test scores in schools nationwide based on information gathered by a University of Mississippi researcher surveying elementary and secondary teachers and students.

18th Annual Haunted Trail to be Hosted by UM and Park Commission

OXFORD, Miss. – Changing fall colors and “Pumpkins for Sale” signs hint that Halloween is just around the corner, and that can mean only one thing for University of Mississippi students majoring in park and recreation management.