The Wide Wintersession of Sports

Students look at business side of athletics through integrated marketing communications course

OXFORD, Miss. – When Ryder Anderson takes the field most Saturdays in the fall at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium – in front of more than 60,000 cheering fans – the Rebel defensive end is calm because he’s been preparing for that moment most of his life. What he never took into account – at least not untilRead the story …

Magazine Innovation Center to Host Conference on ‘Re-imagining the Future While We Still Have Time’

OXFORD, Miss. – The future of magazines – including the roles of print, digital media, advertising, design and marketing – is to be examined by several industry heavyweights during the first major event staged by the Magazine Innovation Center at the University of Mississippi.

Publisher Bob Guccione Jr. Sharing Magazine Expertise with Journalism Students

OXFORD, Miss. – Bob Guccione Jr. is teaching this fall at the University of Mississippi as the inaugural editor-in-residence for the Magazine Innovation Center at the Meek School of Journalism and New Media.

McLean Era at Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal Subject of Sept. 22 Panel

Tupelo Daily Journal from Michael Duran on Vimeo. Mark Dolan, UM associate professor of journalism, will moderate the panel, “George McLean and the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal: 140 Years of Civic Journalism” at the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics auditorium on Wednesday, Sept. 22 at 11 a.m.. Visit to read Dolan’s “InRead the story …

Festervand Becomes First Development Officer for Meek School of Journalism and New Media

OXFORD, Miss. – John Festervand has joined the University of Mississippi’s Office of Development as the first major gifts officer for the Meek School of Journalism and New Media.

Students Take Top Honors In Magazine Competition

OXFORD, Miss. – Two University of Mississippi students have edged out hundreds of competitors for top honors in the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications’ annual student magazine competition.

Journalism Students, Instructor Win PRAM Awards

OXFORD, Miss. – A record-breaking nine University of Mississippi journalism students and their instructor recently received honors from the state’s public relations association. Three of those students won top awards. Among the recent winners of Prism Awards are (front row, from left) Ainsley Rogers of Pontotoc, Erin Pollock of Washington, Ga., and Alex Cox ofRead the story …

Tom Brokaw Returns to Ole Miss for Public Lecture

OXFORD, Miss. – Tom Brokaw, one of the most trusted and respected figures in broadcast journalism, is slated to return to the University of Mississippi this month as a guest lecturer.

Dan Rather, Ron Franklin Headline Spring 2010 Journalism Week

OXFORD, Miss. – A diverse group of regional and national journalism figures will be at the University of Mississippi next week (April 12-16) to help the Meek School of Journalism and New Media celebrate its Spring Journalism Week 2010.

Dan Rather, Jerry Mitchell Headline Program Commemorating University’s Place in Journalism History

OXFORD, Miss. – The Society of Professional Journalists plans to celebrate the history of journalism at the University of Mississippi by naming the Ole Miss campus a national historic site in journalism.