OXFORD, Miss. – A listening tour by the state commissioner of higher education got off to a great start this week with visits to the University of Mississippi’s Oxford and Tupelo campuses. Alfred Rankins Jr. met with faculty, staff, students, alumni and community leaders on both campuses.
OXFORD, Miss. – As the University of Mississippi’s 2018 Mississippi Outreach to Scholastic Talent Conference came to a close Tuesday (July 17), high school seniors in attendance raved about their three days of pre-college experiences.
OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi student Colin Rusovich was studying abroad in the Middle Eastern country of Jordan when he embarked on a shopping excursion for a desk, negotiated the purchase and even caught a ride on the back of an old truck delivering his furniture.
OXFORD, Miss. – Jim Zook, a veteran communications and marketing leader, has been named associate vice chancellor for strategic communications and marketing at the University of Mississippi.
OXFORD, Miss. – An instructor in the University of Mississippi Meek School of Journalism and New Media and her 30-student team have won a Silver Anvil, the most prestigious U.S. award in public relations, for “It Starts with (Me)ek,“ a public relations campaign they created asking students to “just pause” before stereotyping others.
OXFORD, Miss. – A team from the University of Mississippi is in Seattle to participate in the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games. The event, which takes place from July 1-6, highlights the abilities of athletes with intellectual disabilities while promoting ideals of acceptance and inclusion.