Saturday, February 24, 2018

News & Views

Tech Firm Official to Discuss New Technology’s Effect on Health Care

A technology called blockchain has drawn attention for its use of digital currencies, such as bitcoin, and for its potential to help identify and...

Code Enforcement, Harassment and More in Today’s Crime Report

Oxford police responded to the following calls: Three alarms, ambulance assist, careless driving, code enforcement, two disturbing the peace, k9 search, larceny-auto, two motorist assist,...

Alarms, K9 Search and More in Today’s Crime Report

Oxford police responded to the following calls: Five alarms, ambulance assist, two animal complaint, careless driving, three civil matters, discharging firearm in city limits, three...

UMMC Using Acupuncture, Other Alternative Therapies to Combat Opioid Abuse

Using non-traditional treatments like acupuncture, a team of University of Mississippi Medical Center physicians and caregivers is changing the way they offer patients pain...

Nobel Prize Winner: Daycare Education Key to Breaking State’s Cycle of Poverty

Who wouldn’t be happy with a 13.8 percent return on investment? A stockbroker who could do that would have investors beating down his door.Nobel...

UM’s Ikhlas Khan Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Ikhlas Khan, director of the National Center for Natural Products Research at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, is the winner of AOAC International’s 2018 Harvey...

Finance Executive Mentors UM Students to Land Jobs with Personal Approach

Finance executive Blair Bingham returns to the University of Mississippi this month to educate, inspire and direct students on how to develop and tell...

UM Makes Kiplinger’s ‘Best Values’ List for Fifth Year

For the fifth straight year, the University of Mississippi has been named among the nation's best values in higher education. The editors of Kiplinger's...

DUI, Public Drunk and More in Today’s Crime Report

Oxford police responded to the following calls: Two 911 hang ups, 17 alarms, five ambulance assist, animal complaint, burglary, seven careless driving, two civil matters,...

New Communications Tower Will Help First Responders in Emergencies

First responders in Oxford and Lafayette County will have an easier time dealing with emergencies in the future.For the past two years, the statewide...