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NHM Professor Jim Taylor Heads to Washington DC as Government Affairs Liason

Posted on March 26th, 2015 by staff

Written by Lauren Bartelli OXFORD, MISS. (March 25, 2015) – University of Mississippi’s Jim Taylor will represent the Mississippi Hospitality and Restaurant Association as the Government Affairs Liaison at the Political Affairs Conference April 14 – 15 in Washington DC. “It is an honor to represent the industry though the MHRA (Mississippi Hospitality and Restaurant […]

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NFSMI Executive Director Accepts Presidential Appointment

Posted on March 23rd, 2015 by staff

OXFORD, Miss.—Dr. Katie Wilson, executive director for the National Food Service Management Institute at the University of Mississippi, has been officially appointed by President Barack Obama as the Deputy Under Secretary of Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services with the USDA. The role includes a variety of responsibilities such as help with developing dietary guidelines and […]

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Susan Shea Receives Linda Chitwood Student Merit Award

Posted on March 20th, 2015 by staff

Legal Studies undergraduate Susan Shea was awarded the Linda Chitwood Student Merit Award at the 2015 Applied Sciences Career Fair. The only school-wide undergraduate award given by Applied Sciences, the merit award carries a $1,000 scholarship. Susan Shea is a senior Criminal Justice major with a minor in Intelligence and Security Studies. A number of […]

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A Successful 8th Annual Applied Sciences Career Fair

Posted on March 19th, 2015 by staff

Thanks to all students and vendors who made it to this year’s Career Fair! The following exhibitors participated in the event: Oxford Police Department Olive Branch Police Department University of Mississippi Police Department Memphis Police Department Desoto County Sheriff’s Department DEA/United States Department of Justice Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives Southaven Police Department Federal […]

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Legal Studies Graduate Student Wins 1st Place at Conference

Posted on March 18th, 2015 by staff

Several students in the School of Applied Sciences’ Legal Studies program recently made a trip to the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Held in Orlando, Florida, the ACJS conference contained panels, roundtables, and workshops on topics such as criminal justice internships, legal policy, and police behavior & decision-making. UM students […]

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Lunch & Learn Event To Focus on Local and Sustainable Foods

Posted on March 16th, 2015 by staff

OXFORD, Miss—On Monday, March 23rd, the University of Mississippi’s Nutrition Clinic is hosting a Lunch and Learn event at Lenoir Hall. The topic of the event will be local and sustainable foods. According to data provided by United States Department of Agriculture, local foods such as fresh fruits and vegetables are beneficial to both economical development […]

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UM Professors’ Invention Offers Help for Stutterers

Posted on March 11th, 2015 by staff

Written by Errol Castens for the Oxford Citizen An estimated three million Americans stutter, and three University of Mississippi professors have created a device that might help many of them. “We call it a stuttering prosthetic,” said Paul Goggans, professor of electrical engineering. “We call it that because we want to emphasize that it’s not a […]

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Senior? Graduating? Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Graduation

Posted on March 9th, 2015 by staff

Graduation is getting closer and closer. A lot of students have so many questions: What’s the difference between the convocation and the ceremony? Where can I pick up my cap and gown? How long does the ceremony last? Ole Miss Commencement has all the answers to your questions. Please visit their Frequently Asked Questions page to find […]

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Exercise Science Professor Publishing Article in Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Posted on March 4th, 2015 by staff

Dr. Paul Loprinzi, assistant professor of Exercise Science at the University of Mississippi, will have his article “Exercise and Cognitive Function: A Randomized Controlled Trial Examining Acute Exercise and Free-Living Physical Activity and Sedentary Effects” in the April 2015 print-issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Established in 1926, Mayo Clinic Proceedings is one of the leading peer-reviewed […]

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Eighth Annual Applied Sciences Career Fair Re-scheduled for March 18th

Posted on February 18th, 2015 by staff

Due to inclement weather, the Eight Annual Applied Sciences Career Fair has been re-scheduled for March 18th. ****** OXFORD, Miss. – Most than 30 potential employers are set to be on hand for the University of Mississippi’s School of Applied Sciences  annual career fair, coming up March 18th at the Inn at Ole Miss. “This is the […]

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