OXFORD, Miss. – Seven years ago, University of Mississippi student Mary Katherine Perry Phillips helped launch a campus Feed the Hunger campaign to provide thousands of meals for impoverished children in Kenya, Haiti, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Jamaica and rural Kentucky. Beginning with her sisters in Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, the effort quickly gathered campuswide and then Lafayette County and Oxford community support.
OXFORD, Miss. – There probably isn’t much more LeBron James can learn about basketball, but the sports megastar’s nonprofit foundation is looking for lessons from the University of Mississippi about ways to help students excel in college.
OXFORD, Miss. – The day Debora Rae Wenger received her doctorate from Kingston University, Tuesday (Jan. 17), was already meaningful, but it became even more memorable when the University of Mississippi professor learned that she is among 10 journalism educators being recognized by NewsPro magazine.
JACKSON, Miss. – Dr. John C. Ruckdeschel has joined the University of Mississippi Medical Center as Cancer Institute director and Ergon Chair in Cancer Research.