Lafayette-Oxford-University Community to Observe World Alzheimer’s Day Sept. 21

 Events include reception to kick off fundraiser walk scheduled Oct. 31 OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi faculty, staff and students, as well as members of the surrounding community, are urged to observe World Alzheimer’s Day Monday (Sept. 21) by pledging to support an Alzheimer’s fundraiser scheduled next month.

Abstract Sculpture Installation is ‘Perfect’ Ending as University Museum Director Enters Retirement

Artwork intended as inspiration for those touched by Alzheimer’s disease   Sculptor Roy Tamboli (left) gets some assistance from UM Museum Technical Assistant Bob Pekala in installing “Bardo of Rose”. UM photo by Nathan Latil. OXFORD, Miss. – On his last day as University of Mississippi Museum director, Albert Sperath received something more meaningful thanRead the story …

UM Student Chosen to Receive Statewide Social Work Award

OXFORD, Miss. – A University of Mississippi student from Natchez has been recognized as the state’s top student this year in the field of social work. Tatum Dellinger was recently selected by the National Association of Social Workers for the 2009 Claire Nowlin Undergraduate Award.

National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare Organizer to Speak April 28-30

Delivers keynote address at UM’s April 29 C.A.R.E. Fair and Workshop   OXFORD, Miss. –  In addition to delivering the keynote address at the University of Mississippi’s Caring for Aging Relatives Effectively, or C.A.R.E., Fair and Workshop, Laura Feldman is to speak several times next week in Oxford.