Nursing Graduate Finds Calling through South Africa Journey

Carr applying lessons learned in Johannesburg to work in the Delta

JACKSON, Miss. – Six weeks after traveling more than 8,000 miles from her hometown of Flora, Kayla Logan Carr, a sophomore biology major, decided to become a registered nurse. While conducting exploratory research in HIV education and prevalence in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 2006, Carr’s professional trajectory took a different course. She originally wanted toRead the story …

Pharmacognosy Chair Receives Honorary Doctorate from South Africa

OXFORD, Miss. — The chair of the University of Mississippi Department of Pharmacognosy has been awarded an honorary doctorate from his alma mater, the University of the Free State in South Africa, for his contributions to the field of organic chemistry.