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The University of Mississippi’s Summer College for High School Students is a four-week academic program for rising juniors and seniors who want to experience university life. Students earn college credit, get familiar with the collegiate environment and develop social, personal and academic skills that will increase their overall success in college.

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Student-Run Dining

Lenoir Dining is a dining experience like no other on the University of Mississippi campus. Its small dining room with 40 seats is busy with student servers taking and dropping off orders among the quiet chatter of its patrons. It is primarily run by hospitality management and dietetics and nutrition majors. While it is a full-service restaurant, it is also a classroom and lab.

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Residential Block Party

At the end of spring semester, the University of Mississippi’s Residential Housing Association holds an annual End-of-Year Event/Block Party, which provides a chance for students to celebrate their achievements, reconnect with friends and have fun before finals.

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Common Reading Experience

The critically acclaimed New York Times best-seller “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City” has been selected for the University of Mississippi’s Common Reading Experience for 2019. Written by Matthew Desmond, a Princeton sociologist and recipient of a MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship, “Evicted” was awarded the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction for being “a deeply researched expose that showed how mass evictions after the 2008 economic crash were less a consequence than a cause of poverty.”

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Campus Living Room

The renovation and expansion of the Ole Miss Student Union at the University of Mississippi is nearly complete, with plans projecting the “true living room to campus” to be finished by the end of the spring semester.

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Mission to Mars

As InSight, NASA’s eighth successful probe to Mars, continues to stream information from the surface of the Red Planet, a group of University of Mississippi faculty and students find themselves directly connected to the space agency’s Mission to Mars endeavor.

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Take a Hike

Searching for the best places in Mississippi for hiking and camping? A University of Mississippi staff member knows exactly where to find the best trails.

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