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Rhodes Scholar

Arielle Hudson, a senior English education major, has become the University of Mississippi’s 27th Rhodes Scholar, making her UM’s first African American female to be selected for the prestigious, international scholarship program.

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Students’ ‘Luckyday’

Tyler Butler was a graduating high school senior in Madison, all set to enroll at an institution that wasn’t the University of Mississippi. He had applied, been accepted and was packing his bags for his intended future college. Then Butler heard through his sister, who was already enrolled at Ole Miss, about the Luckyday Scholarship Program.

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Ethics Bowl Win

The saying “third time’s the charm” proved to be true for members of the University of Mississippi Ethics Bowl team, which recently won the 2019 Mid-Atlantic Regional competition. The seven-student group was among 20 teams representing 15 colleges and universities that competed at the November event at the University of North Georgia at Gainesville.

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Girl Scouts Gold

A University of Mississippi student has received the Girl Scouts of the United States of America’s highest honor for her exceptional efforts to help cancer patients with their mental health. Lauren Vanlandingham, a freshman general business major from St. Louis, was among 10 Girl Scouts from across the nation presented the Girl Scouts National Gold Award. 

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Food Security Worldview

Attending an international summit on world food security proved an unforgettable experience for a University of Mississippi junior who was among an elite group selected to attend the event. “As I stepped foot in the plenary hall on the first day of the conference, I felt myself being surrounded by the world,” said Rohan Agrawal, a Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College student who attended the Committee on World Food Security at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations headquarters in Rome.

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Semester in Journalism

Two students from the University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media were in New York last semester, taking classes and interning through the Semester in Journalism program operated by a journalism institute at The King’s College. 

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Freshman Scholars

The Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy welcomed an outstanding group of young students to campus as its 2019-20 freshman class scholars at the University of Mississippi.

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‘30 Under 30’ Scholar

Ro Rhodes talks about her future with an inspiring brand of confidence that makes you believe she will succeed no matter what life throws at her. The University of Mississippi master’s student in integrated marketing communications recently was named a Forbes 30 Under 30 scholar and invited to the Forbes Under 30 Summit.

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