Saturday, November 25, 2017

News & Views

Vaping Becomes Major Concern at Oxford High School

Oxford School District officials are concerned as more high school students are vaping e-cigarettes than ever before. Their biggest fear: Students, as well as...

13 Things to Do in Oxford This Holiday Season

With the holiday season in full swing here in Oxford, Christmas events are kicking off. Around the Square, Oxonians can see a display of lights...

NBC News Report Focuses on Race at Ole Miss

Race and Confederate symbols are the focus of an NBC News multimedia piece about Ole Miss released Thursday. Ole Miss alumnus Phil McCausland, now an...
Sylvester Sly Lee with Richard Branson

Oxford Native Selected to Forbes’ “30 Under 30” List

Oxford native Sylvester “Sly” Lee has been named to Forbes’ prestigious "30 Under 30" list for a breakthrough in augmented reality (AR) technology. Lee, a...

New Program Engages Students in Environmental Issues Close to Home

Students involved in the University of Mississippi's "Green Is the New Pink: Young Women Environmentalists in Action" program recently spent a Saturday testing and...

UM Museum Unveils 2017 Keepsake Ornament

The University of Mississippi Museum has unveiled its 17th annual keepsake ornament, a design featuring the Barlow's Planetarium, part of the collection of antique scientific...

UM Students Headed to Cuba to Study Dance

A University of Mississippi theatre arts professor is giving eight students the opportunity of a lifetime to study modern dance in Cuba. Malpaso Dance Company,...

Law Firm Challenge Created to Increase Alumni Giving

Alumni of the University of Mississippi School of Law have a new way to feed their competitive side while giving back to their alma...

UM Music Faculty Members Release Album

Three University of Mississippi music faculty members have released a new album of material by French composer François Rossé. Adam Estes, assistant professor of music, is the...

Morris Stocks Named First Holder of Jones Chair

The University of Mississippi's Patterson School of Accountancy has named Morris H. Stocks as the inaugural holder of the Don Jones Chair of Accountancy. Stocks,...