School of Applied Sciences Career Fair Set for Feb. 11

OXFORD, Miss. – Students in the University of Mississippi School of Applied Sciences will be able to do more than just shake hands with potential employers Thursday (Feb. 11) during the Applied Sciences Career Fair.

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 …

Social Work Students, Athletes Team Up to Give Young Cancer Patient a Day to Remember

OXFORD, Miss. – Members of the Ole Miss football and basketball teams took time away from practice and studying earlier this month to give a 9-year-old boy “the best day of his life.” Jacob Partlow, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in August, is the son of Olevia Partlow of Baldwyn. Olevia graduated withRead the story …

Wii Fit May Not Help Families Get Fit

OXFORD, Miss. – The Nintendo Wii Fit many people are considering as Christmas gifts may be great entertainment, but a University of Mississippi study indicates the console has little effect on family fitness.

Overall Enrollment Soars Past 18,000, Booneville, Grenada campuses show most growth

OXFORD, Miss. – For 13 consecutive years, the University of Mississippi has broken enrollment records, but when this fall’s preliminary enrollment reached 18,344 students, a sense of excitement began spreading across the Oxford campus. The University of Mississippi continues to attract students with high academic and leadership abilities. UM Photo by Nathan Latil.