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Health Behavior Ph.D. Student Finalist for Sullivan Award

Posted on April 24th, 2015 by staff

Sarah Ball, second year Ph.D. student in the Health, Exercise Science, and Recreation Management Department at the University of Mississippi, has given a lot of time to volunteer work. Currently, she is director of Volunteer Oxford and has helped with many local nonprofits. “In my school program, we have a lot of volunteer opportunities that students […]

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2015 Graduation Commencement Info

Posted on April 13th, 2015 by staff

Our letters have now been e-mailed to all candidates for commencement. You should receive your letter no later than May 1st. Your lineup card will be available in your department office Monday, May 4th. If you do not receive your letter, please contact our office so that we can make sure we have a duplicate […]

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UM Hospitality Management Program to Give Back to the Children During Double Decker Arts Festival  

Posted on April 13th, 2015 by staff

Written by Lauren Bartelli OXFORD, MISS. – Children attending the 20th annual Double Decker Arts Festival in Oxford this year will have their own area of fun hosted by University of Mississippi’s Department of Nutrition and Hospitality Management. As a part of the festival’s Square Fair, the children’s area will be located in the Lafayette […]

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April Student of the Month: Marvin J. Hughes

Posted on April 9th, 2015 by staff

Marvin Hughes is currently a junior in the Legal Studies department with an emphasis in both homeland security and law enforcement. He is minoring in Intelligence and Security Studies. During his undergraduate career, Hughes has participated in several organizations such as Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, and Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal […]

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Lunch & Learn Event To Focus on Local and Sustainable Foods

Posted on April 3rd, 2015 by staff

OXFORD, Miss—On Monday, April 13th, 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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Kevser Ermin Memorial Lecture to Focus on Muscle Physiology

Posted on April 1st, 2015 by staff

The 2nd annual Kevser Ermin Memorial Lecture in University’s of Mississippi’s Health and Kinesiology program is set for Thursday, April 9th at the Turner Center Auditorium (room 205). Beginning at 7 PM, the lecture will feature Dr. Stuart Phillips, professor of kinesiology at McMaster University and fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and […]

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Texas Parents Support NHM Program

Posted on March 30th, 2015 by staff

OXFORD, Miss. – A $25,000 gift to the Department of Nutrition and Hospitality Management at the University of Mississippi will provide longtime support for facility upgrades, thanks to Jim and Kay Strong of Dallas, Texas. The couple has created an endowment named for their family business Strong Travel Services. A respected leader in the luxury […]

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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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