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UM’s Granger Wins SEC Faculty Achievement Award

March 31, 2016

JACKSON, Miss. – Dr. Joey Granger, Billy S. Guyton Distinguished Professor of physiology and biophysics, is the 2016 Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award winner for the University of Mississippi.


UM Museum Named Among Nation’s Best Collegiate Collections

March 24, 2016

OXFORD, Miss. – Best College Reviews has named the University of Mississippi Museum and its large collection of folk art, Greek and Roman antiquities and other artifacts as one of the nation’s best collegiate art museums.


Research Day Brings Together Campuses, Ideas

March 7, 2016

JACKSON, Miss – If knowledge is food for the brain, then the 2nd annual UM/UMMC Research Day was a veritable feast. More than 120 presenters provided free samples of their work on Thursday, Mar. 3 in the Norman C. Nelson Student Union.


UMMC Researchers Study Brain Changes in Depression

March 6, 2016

JACKSON, Miss. – Depression is more than just sadness. Sufferers may lose interest in favorite activities or lose motivation to complete routine tasks. They may also lose some brain cells, say University of Mississippi Medical Center neuroscientists.


Ten Seniors Awarded Hall of Fame Honors

March 4, 2016

OXFORD, Miss. – Ten University of Mississippi seniors have earned membership in the school’s 2015-2016 Hall of Fame, one of the university’s highest honors.


UM Law Students Win Second Straight Pace Competition

March 1, 2016

OXFORD, Miss – Mary Margaret Roark and John Juricich, both third-year students in the University of Mississippi School of Law, have won this year’s Jeffrey G. Miller Pace National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, held Feb. 18-20 at Pace Law School in White Plains, New York.


UM Opens Search for Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Community Engagement

Feb. 26, 2016

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi is seeking to fill the new position of vice chancellor for diversity and community engagement.


Gravitational Waves Detected 100 Years After Einstein’s Prediction

Feb. 11, 2016

OXFORD, Miss. — For the first time, scientists have observed ripples in the fabric of space-time called gravitational waves, arriving at the earth from a cataclysmic event in the distant universe. This confirms a major prediction of Albert Einstein’s 1915 general theory of relativity and opens an unprecedented new window onto the cosmos.


UM Recognized Among Country’s Elite Research Universities

Feb. 5, 2016

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi is included in the elite group of R-1: Doctoral Universities – Highest Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, the definitive list for the top doctoral research universities in the United States.


National Accreditation Adds Prominence to UMMC Bariatric Surgery Program

Feb 3, 2016

JACKSON, Miss. — The University of Mississippi Medical Center’s bariatric surgery program has been accredited by the American College of Surgeons.


WREG: Dr. Jeffrey Vitter to be next Ole Miss Chancellor

Oct. 29, 2015

OXFORD, Miss. --The University of Mississippi has a new chancellor.

During a news conference held Thursday, the university announced it had selected Dr. Jeffrey S. Vitter to step into the role.

The announcement came just several days after the IHL Board named Vitter as their top choice out of eight candidates who were interviewed.