Center for Manufacturing Excellence Opens with 27 Students, Great Expectations

… New ‘service-driven’ program aims to develop future workers OXFORD, Miss. – Future innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders for the modern manufacturing industry have begun taking classes in the flagship Center for Manufacturing Excellence at the University of Mississippi. James Vaughan, interim director of the University of Mississippi Center for Manufacturing Excellence, discusses the CME’S unique andRead the story …

National Sea Grant Law Center Gearing Up for Recurring Review

OXFORD, Miss. – The National Sea Grant Law Center at the University of Mississippi School of Law is preparing for its scheduled four-year review, slated for Nov. 9-10.

Students Have Career-Changing Experience In Bahamas Underwater Laboratory

… Help marine biologists examine coral reef extinction risk OXFORD, Miss. – After spending part of their summer exploring coral reefs in the Bahamas, several University of Mississippi students are contemplating new career choices. Marc Slattery (seated in rear) takes a group of students out for a morning of snorkeling on the reef. UM photoRead the story …

Supercomputing Center Helps Prepare Students for STEM Careers

OXFORD, Miss. – With a looming national shortage of professionals in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, the Mississippi Center for Supercomputer Research at the University of Mississippi is reaching out to teach high school students how supercomputers help advance science.  Brian Hopkins (left), a user consultant at the Mississippi Center for Supercomputing Research, shows Oxford HighRead the story …

MMRI Researcher Highlights Advantages of UM Engineering on Italian TV Show

… Leonardo Macelloni uses 15-minute interview to promote the Ole Miss experience Leo Macelloni (right), research professor in the Mississippi Minerals Research Institute, confers with visiting scholar Simona Caruso (left) in the geophysical lab aboard the research vessel Urania while surveying offshore Sicily. The project is a joint venture of the University of Mississippi andRead the story …

Inaugural BASS Scholars Complete Summer Program

OXFORD, Miss. – Participants in the inaugural Henry E. Bass Basic Acoustics Summer School, or BASS, at the University of Mississippi will present results of their research projects Thursday (July 29) at the National Center for Physical Acoustics.

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.

UM Breaks Ground on New Facility To Encourage Innovative Ideas, Economic Growth

OXFORD, Miss. – Before turning ideas into innovations, the University of Mississippi Insight Park first must turn the ground. UM officials conducted a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday (June 9) for the university’s Insight Park.

UM Professor Leads Million-Dollar Laser Exhibit

OXFORD, Miss. – A University of Mississippi professor will serve as the principal investigator for a $1 million astronomy outreach program that premiered today in New York City. “Astronomy’s New Messengers: Listening to the Universe with Gravitational Waves” is being presented in conjunction with the World Science Festival in New York and is funded byRead the story …

MCSR Providing Reliable, Responsive Research Computing for Mississippi’s Public Universities

OXFORD, Miss. – A recent expansion of the Mississippi Center for Supercomputing Research’s multi-core computer cluster at the University of Mississippi has boosted the center’s computing capacity by 20 percent.