University of Mississippi

Best and Most Interesting’ Pick

The University of Mississippi is featured in the 2018 edition of the “Fiske Guide to Colleges,” a comprehensive annual volume of the country’s best and most interesting schools. This is the seventh year UM has been included in the guide, and it is the only public institution in Mississippi included. Read more. | See our latest Kudos

Discovery Channel Intern

Bella Gonzalez, a UM senior from Bay St. Louis who is double majoring in marketing and graphic design, is serving as an intern for the recruiting and internship team at the Discovery Channel this summer. She is responsible for creating graphic content and marketing materials, as well as communicating and associating with the interns to ensure they have the best experience at Discovery.

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Business as Unusual

This fall, the School of Business Administration will launch two new majors for undergraduate students: entrepreneurship and general business. Along with these programs, the school is introducing a “lecture-capture” option that allows students to complete courses either in a physical classroom or through a virtual classroom using the internet.

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Comedy Tour with SNL Star

University of Mississippi alumna Kendall Ketchum has performed her comedy routines for a decade in New York City, but she’s recently taken her talent from dive bars to a tour with former “Saturday Night Live” cast member Darrell Hammond.

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Mississippi’s Bright Future

Fourteen seniors who graduated May 13 at the University of Mississippi are prepared to make a difference in the lives of students statewide as the first group to graduate from the Mississippi Excellence in Teaching Program. METP, a highly selective and rigorous teacher preparation program, was established in 2013 to offer full scholarships to the best and brightest students from around the nation to study education and teach in Mississippi.

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Divine Nine Garden

University officials conducted a dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting in early May for the National Pan-Hellenic Council Garden, which serves as a physical space for the nine African-American Greek-letter organizations that do not have properties on campus. The garden, next to the new residence hall between Crosby Hall and the Northgate housing complex, provides an outdoor space for learning, celebration, reflection and community building.

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Smart Financial Value

The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy has been named one of the best financial values in the country among pharmacy programs, based on a study by personal finance and loan refinancing company SoFi. The School of Pharmacy ranked 12th nationwide and best in the Southeastern Conference, based on the ratio of its graduates’ average salaries to their average student loan debt.

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Part of Something Big

When scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory fired a beam of tiny particles called muons into a giant electromagnet in late May, it signaled the start of a three-year effort that could yield another landmark discovery in particle physics. Physicists from the University of Mississippi have played key roles in the hardware development and data analysis for the collaborative experiment.

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Student Volunteer of the Year

University of Mississippi sophomore Riley Juenger set a goal to raise $25,000 to fight blood cancers, and she more than surpassed it. In just a few short weeks, the banking and finance major from St. Louis raised more than $40,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of St. Louis, and recently was named the society’s Student of the Year after raising the most funds. 

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