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Bigger, Better Union

The University of Mississippi’s new and improved Student Union is twice the size it used to be, and the $60 million renovation also added many digital screens and more flexible meeting spaces, which creates countless opportunities for collaboration and community.

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Overcoming College Anxiety

For an entering freshman or a transfer student from community college, the thought of acclimating to life on a college or university campus can be stressful. For many, coming to college is their first real time being away from home and having to figure out a new way of life that includes more independence and less structure. Hoping to make the transition smoother, two University of Mississippi staff members are offering guidance to incoming students and their parents.

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High-tech Rec

The University of Mississippi has opened the doors to a new state-of-the-art campus recreation facility that will significantly enhance the exercise and wellness services available to students, faculty, staff, alumni and the LOU community.

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MOST Conference

As the University of Mississippi’s 2019 Mississippi Outreach to Scholastic Talent Conference came to a close July 17, high school seniors in attendance raved about their three days of pre-college experiences. The goal of the conference is to expose prospective African American students from Mississippi to leadership activities, academic offerings, campus resources, faculty, staff and student leaders.

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Internships Abroad

Stretching from Beijing to Singapore, 20 University of Mississippi students received global work experience this summer while interning in Eastern Asia through a grant from the Freeman Foundation.

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Undergraduate Research

Six University of Mississippi undergraduates spent this summer immersed in further academic exploration through the UM Summer Undergraduate Research Experience program. Begun in 2018, the program’s goal is to expand and enhance undergraduate research and creative achievement.

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What’s Southern, Y’all?

Whether it’s using the phrase “y’all,” showing regional hospitality or preparing and enjoying specialty foods and beverages, most Mississippians think they know what it means to be a Southerner. But according to a University of Mississippi expert on the subject, there’s more to truly being “from the South” than living below the Mason-Dixon Line, familiar dialects and favorite dishes.

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