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Theatre students win Kennedy Center college festival awards

UM theatre majors Nathan Burke and Rachel Staton won Outstanding Performance by an Actor and Outstanding Performance by an Actress, respectively, at the 46th annual Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for their roles in “The Laramie Project.” Read More…


Forensic chemistry honored as a leading national program

UM’s forensic chemistry program has been named among 13 top programs in the nation by the Forensic Science Education blog of Criteria used in the rankings included cost, opportunities for experience, and prominence among professionals and peers as measured by comprehensive surveys done by U.S. News and World Report. Read More…


Fourth national championship underscores law school’s success

Members of the Moot Court and Negotiation boards of the UM School of Law have captured four national championships, something never before accomplished by the law school in a single year. Read More…


UM named among 50 best colleges named the University of Mississippi No. 16 in its list of “50 Best Colleges for Summer School.” Here’s some of what the site said about Ole Miss, Oxford and the surrounding area:

“… The city is home to the University of Mississippi (UM), and notes its unusual blend of ‘screaming football fans’ and elegance. In terms of things to do, Oxford is full of culinary delights and great cycling routes — plus it opens the door to diverse hiking trails. Nearby lakes include Sardis, Enid and Grenada, while John Kyle State Park and Cossar State Park provide a host of water sports and outdoor adventure options. The Holly Springs National Forest is another must-see local attraction, featuring as it does three further lakes and an array of flora and fauna. UM’s summer terms run from May 28 to July 25.”


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