OXFORD, Miss. – Three University of Mississippi juniors who have worked to improve access to education and to raise awareness about mental health issues have been named finalists for the prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship.
A Labor of Love for HGTV Star and Alumnus Ben Napier
OXFORD, Miss. – Alumni give back to their alma maters in many ways, including contributing their time, money and expertise. That includes HGTV star and University of Mississippi alumnus Ben Napier, who has found unique ways to give back to the university through his skills and craftsmanship.
Willie Morris Awards Announces Fiction and Poetry Winners
OXFORD, Miss. – A debut fiction writer penning a tale of redemption, loss and social change amid intersecting relationships in the Reconstruction-era South and a poet rediscovering Southern roots are the winners of this year’s Willie Morris Awards for Southern Writing, housed at the University of Mississippi.
UM Names First Research Scholar for Institutional Transformation
OXFORD, Miss. – Stephanie Miller, associate professor of psychology, has been named the University of Mississippi’s inaugural Provost Faculty Research Scholar for Institutional Transformation.
School of Education Online Programs Rank Among Nation’s Best
OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi School of Education has been ranked among the nation’s best online master’s programs in education and educational leadership in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of online offerings at more than 360 U.S. schools.
UM Experts Warn About Consequences of Population Loss
OXFORD, Miss. – Shifting demographics and a general population decline in rural areas have created a real possibility that Mississippi will lose a congressional seat when data is compiled from the 2030 U.S. Census, a University of Mississippi population researcher warns.