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School of Applied Sciences Welcomes New Faculty to HESRM Department

Posted on September 17th, 2014 by staff

The Health, Exercise Science, and Recreational Management Department begin the 2014-2015 year with four exciting hires. The new professors, many of whom arrived to University of Mississippi’s campus this fall, are considered some of the best young scholars in their respective fields. HESRM’s new faculty includes Drs. Yang-Chieh Fu, Ko Fan Lee, Jeremy Loenneke, and […]

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2014 Fall Institute Offers Attendees Valuable Experience

Posted on September 5th, 2014 by staff

The 10th Annual Fall Institute kicked off Thursday, September 4th at The Inn at Ole Miss. Sponsored by the University of Mississippi’s NSSLHA Chapter and the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the two-day Fall Institute offers practical therapy techniques for challenging articulation cases, as well as lectures on enhancing language therapy. Over 200 participants […]

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School Welcomes Faculty and Staff to 2014 Fall Semester with Breakfast

Posted on August 21st, 2014 by staff

On August 21st, 2014, the School of Applied Sciences kicked off the Fall semester by holding the annual Faculty and Staff Meeting. The itinerary included breakfast, a meet and greet, photograph opportunities, and a presentation by Dean Velmer Burton focusing on the accomplishments of the school such as faculty publications and student awards. The School of Applied […]

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Graduates Honored by UM Alumni Association

Posted on August 13th, 2014 by staff

The School of Applied Sciences congratulates graduates Peggie Gillom-Granderson and Kelly English for their upcoming UM alumni honors.

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School of Applied Sciences Welcomes New Chair in Social Work

Posted on August 1st, 2014 by Garrett Crowe

Out of the blue, Dr. Daphne Cain received an e-mail from the University of Mississippi asking if she would consider a position as department chair of Social Work. “I was surprised to get the e-mail,” Cain said, “and flattered.” She was then serving as interim director and associate professor of Social Work at LSU where […]

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2014 Commencement

Posted on May 14th, 2014 by Walter Flaschka

The School of Applied Sciences congratulates the class of 2014. On May 10th, seniors and graduate students walked in the Manning Center and received their degrees. The photo gallery is below. 

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Applied Sciences Picnic

Posted on April 24th, 2014 by Walter Flaschka

Thursday, April 24, the School of Applied Sciences hosted its Spring Picnic on the beautiful grounds of the historic Memory House on the University of Mississippi campus. Applied Sciences faculty, staff, and families broke away from their busy end-of-semester schedules to catch up with each other.

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Student of the Month – Oct. 2012

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by Le'Herman Payton

Katie Kaiser Katie Kaiser a senior majoring in Hospitality Management within the School of Applied Sciences at The University of Mississippi in Oxford takes the meaning of “hospitality management” to a new level.  Katie is a member of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College where she is completing a thesis investigating the UM students’ perception […]

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Student of the Month – Nov. 2012

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by Le'Herman Payton

Catherine Woodyard Applied Sciences Student of the Month Shares Passion for Health: Catherine Woodyard works to improve the health of Delta communities OXFORD, Miss. Catherine Woodyard, a University of Mississippi graduate student in health behavior and health promotion, has been named the Applied Sciences Student of the Month for November. Woodyard, who is on track […]

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Student of the Month – Dec. 2012

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by Le'Herman Payton

Nicole Dabbs OXFORD, Miss. Nicole Dabbs, a University of Mississippi doctoral student in Health and Kinesiology, has been named the School of Applied Sciences Student of the Month for December 2012. Dabbs, who is on track to graduate next year, is developing a dissertation project to examine the effect of whole-body vibration on muscle recovery. […]

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