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UM Faculty and Students Honored at Annual Lavender Graduation

For three years, the University of Mississippi has held a Lavender Graduation, an annual ceremony to acknowledge the achievements of LGBTQ and ally students....

Oxford-Based Neckglasses LLC to be Featured on Good Morning America Thursday

  Neckglasses LLC, an Oxford-based designer and manufacturer of fashionable reading glasses, will be spotlighted on Good Morning America (GMA) Thursday, May 17, as part...

National Accolades Arrive in Oxford’s Square

National recognition by third party advocates trumps paid advertising each and every time. The Oxford-Lafayette County Economic Development Foundation (EDF) is still celebrating following...

ACT Scores Soar at Oxford High School

Oxford High School reports another record-setting year with ACT scores. Ranging from 9th grade to 12th grade, there are 101 students who are now...

Pharmacy Early Entry Student Wins Allstate Sugar Bowl Scholarship

Cameron Hammers, an incoming freshman in the Early Entry program at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, has won a $10,000 Allstate Sugar...

Two UM Master’s Graduates Selected for Poetry Fellowships

Two University of Mississippi graduates of the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program have been selected to participate in prestigious fellowship programs...

UM Introduces Online Graduate Program in Educational Leadership

The University of Mississippi School of Education is offering a new online graduate program in K-12 educational leadership to offer working teachers throughout Mississippi an opportunity...

UM Delves into Ethics to Prepare Students to Debate Society’s Issues

The University of Mississippi Department of Philosophy and Religion has created new classes, and conducts an annual Ethics Bowl and a Great Debate with...

UM Students Win Journalism Awards at Various Conferences

University of Mississippi students earned more than 50 awards in three regional contests this spring for their outstanding work in newspaper, television, radio and...

UM Creative Writing Director Honored For Commitment to Inclusivity

<h4The University of Mississippi Graduate School has honored Derrick Harriell, assistant professor of English and African American studies, for his contributions to inclusivity in...