Saturday, February 25, 2017

UM Professors Receive IHL Excellence in Diversity Awards

Faculty members at the University of Mississippi and the university's Medical Center have been honored with diversity awards by the Mississippi Board of Trustees of the State Institutions of...

UM Moves Up in Measures of Academic and Research Performance

Efforts by faculty, staff and students to excel in their pursuit of knowledge have given the University of Mississippi, the state’s flagship university, new...

Endowment Honors Memories of Three Friends

A scholarship endowment paying tribute to the lives of three University of Mississippi students has grown to more than $335,000, and three new recipients...

UM Chemistry Department Achieves National Recognition For Diversity

Mixing people, like chemicals, can yield either victorious or violent results. The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Mississippi has done...

Cooper Tire ‘Dream Team’ Visits UM

Expanding upon an already solid relationship with the University of Mississippi, the Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. "Dream Team" visited the university's Haley Barbour...

UM Professor Receives Prestigious Whiting Fellowship

Fresh off winning this year's Mississippi Humanities Council's Scholar Award, University of Mississippi professor Jodi Skipper has received another accolade, this one a national...

‘Just Mercy’ Selected for UM 2017 Common Reading Experience

Bryan Stevenson's "Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption" will be the focus of campuswide discussion throughout 2017 after being selected for the University...

Oxford School District To Consider Controversial Winter Institute Agreement This Monday

The Oxford School Board has added an item to this Monday's upcoming board meeting agenda related to working with University of Mississippi Winter Institute for...

Coaching For Literacy Prepares To Pack The Pavilion

Are you ready to Pack the Pavilion? After weeks of hard work and preparation, Coaching for Literacy is. The Ole Miss Men’s Basketball team has...

Trespassing, Stalking And More In Today’s Crime Report

Oxford police responded to the following calls: Two reported DUI drivers, two noise violations, three alarms, two disturbances, two illegally parked cars, four animal...

Reflections: The Oxford Telephone Exchange And The Depot

Enjoy our "Reflections" post -- one of many vignettes and stories featuring memories of days gone by. This installment is from Dr. T.J. Ray of...

Oxford Stories: Students Gain Real World Experience Working At The Retreat In Oxford

Some students search for jobs in Oxford that complement their majors. Senior Makenna Miles and junior Jana McEwen are two students who have learned...

Facebook Founder Visits The Delta

By Scott Coopwood Back when I was growing up in Shelby, the Mississippi Delta was isolated from the rest of the world. Only...

Peeping Tom, Harassment And More In Today’s Crime Report

Oxford police responded to the following calls: two petit larcenies, eight alarms, two motorist assists seven suspicious activities, two ambulance assists, four disturbances, fire dept....

Rooster’s Blues House Closes Doors For 28 Days After Suspension Agreement

One of the Oxford Square’s own, Rooster’s Blues House, has closed its doors until March 20 after a multi-year notification and appeal process with...