UM Chapter of Engineers Without Borders Extends Services to Global, Local Community

OXFORD, Miss. – When a small group of University of Mississippi engineering students decided that they wanted to serve the needs of the global community last September, they had no idea so many would be willing to join them in their endeavors. Members of the Ole Miss chapter of Engineers Without Borders show off theRead the story …

Students Encouraged to Participate in Engineering, Manufacturing Camps

OXFORD, Miss. – High school students who enjoy solving problems and learning how things work are encouraged to apply for summer engineering and manufacturing camps at the University of Mississippi.

Senior Honors Student with Triple Major Named UM’s 12th Goldwater Scholar

OXFORD, Miss. – Honors student Anna Kathryn Hailey has been named the University of Mississippi’s 12th Barry M. Goldwater Scholar.

Big Things Come in Small Packages: Two Local Youngsters Win Engineering Awards

OXFORD, Miss. – Talmadge Lewis is only 7 years old, but thanks to a recent competition at the University of Mississippi, he may already be looking years ahead to a career as a robotics engineer. Scott Kilpatrick, assistant to the dean of engineering at Ole Miss, congratulates Talmadge Lewis and Mary Charles Kendricks on theirRead the story …

Computer & Information Science to Host 48th ACMSE Conference April 15-17

OXFORD, Miss. – More than 150 computer scientists from around the region are expected at the University of Mississippi April 15-17 for the 48th annual Association for Computing Machinery SouthEast Conference.

Center for Mathematics and Science Education Aims to Raise the Bar in Math and Science Achievement

OXFORD, Miss. – American 15-year-olds lag behind their peers in 31 countries in math proficiency, and in science, the nation’s eighth-graders’ test scores trail those of eight countries, a 2009 U.S. Department of Education report concluded.

High School Students Get Their Water Towers Shaken at Annual Engineering Day Competition

OXFORD, Miss. – Eddie King III nervously watched the plywood water tower he helped build undergo the first of three earthquake simulations. As the structure shook violently, the mandatory minimum pound of water sloshed and spilled slightly. But the model remained intact. “Our team put a lot of time into designing and building our entry,”Read the story …

New MMRI Director Rocks and Rolls From Geological Engineering to Mineral Resources

OXFORD, Miss. – Long before environmentalism became a popular movement, Greg Easson unearthed his passion for the planet.

E-Week Helps Students ‘See the Engineer’ Within Themselves

OXFORD, Miss. – Engineering students at the University of Mississippi are using the creative side of their brains to increase enrollment.

Former Union Boilermaker Receives Prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

OXFORD, Miss. – When he was 14, Brian Michael Watson dropped out of high school. At 16, he earned his GED and went to work for five years as a union boilermaker.