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First Lady Michelle Obama Talks the Importance of NFSMI

Posted on January 6th, 2015 by staff

As a part of the School of Applied Sciences, The National Food Service Management Institute is the only federally funded national center dedicated to applied research, education, training, and technical assistance for child nutrition programs. Regarding the institute, First Lady Michelle Obama says in a new video, “[NFSMI] offers all kinds of assistance on topics including financial management, […]

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Nutrition Clinic Begins Weight Management Classes in January

Posted on January 5th, 2015 by staff

OXFORD, Miss. – Janie Cole, registered dietitian and adjunct professor in the Department of Nutrition and Hospitality Management at the University of Mississippi, leads a group of six through an Oxford grocery store. She hands out a “Grocery Store Shopping“ guide that provides tips such as “Plan ahead and make a list” and “Don’t be on your phone while […]

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December Students of the Month: Kelly McCall and Grace Talbot

Posted on December 15th, 2014 by staff

Kelly McCall is a first year graduate student, pursuing her master’s degree in criminal justice from the Department of Legal Studies.  She graduated cum laude from Missouri State University in Springfield, holding a bachelor’s degree in sociology. She is currently a graduate assistant for the legal studies department. “Kelly McCall has demonstrated outstanding performance as a […]

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ISS Minor Becomes Internationally Certified Program

Posted on December 10th, 2014 by staff

OXFORD, Miss. – The Intelligence and Security Studies minor at the University of Mississippi is officially an internationally certified program. The UM minor is the first program to receive certification from the International Association for Intelligence Education, or IAFIE. The endorsement helps CISS remain a leader at the forefront of intelligence education. Following the attacks […]

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NHM Professor Gives Healthy Snack Ideas in Ole Miss Video

Posted on December 9th, 2014 by staff

Hospitality and Nutrition Management associate professor Laurel Lambert offers ideas for healthy snacks for children. To view the video, visit Ole Miss News. For a more detailed snack list published earlier this year, read UM Nutrition Expert Shares Healthy Snack Tips for Children.  

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Legal Studies Professor Selected for Law School Affiliated Program

Posted on November 20th, 2014 by staff

The University of Mississippi School of Law has approved its first four affiliated faculty as part of the school’s new affiliated faculty program, which is designed to spur interaction between the school and the university’s other academic units. Robert Mongue, associate professor of Legal Studies at Applied Sciences, was one of the four faculty members selected. “I […]

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School of Applied Sciences Seeking Nominations for Alumnus Award

Posted on November 13th, 2014 by staff

The School of Applied Sciences is seeking nominations for the Thomas A. Crowe Outstanding Alumnus Award.  This award honors a School of Applied Sciences alumnus whose professional, leadership and/or service achievements are considered meritorious. Letters of nominations will be accepted from School of Applied Sciences students, faculty, staff and alumni. The nomination letter should be a […]

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Center for Intelligence and Security Studies Receives Software to Train Future Agents

Posted on November 3rd, 2014 by staff

OXFORD, Miss. – Students in the University of Mississippi’s Center for Intelligence and Security Studies can train on some of the most advanced software available to intelligence analysts, thanks to a major donation from industry leader Semantic Research Inc. Semantic Research, a San Diego company, has granted the university a license agreement for its products […]

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Students of the Month: Vinayak K. Nahar and Tawone Gray

Posted on October 27th, 2014 by staff

Vinayak K. Nahar is a third year health and kinesiology doctoral student in the Department of Health, Exercise Science and Recreation Management. Nahar already holds a master’s degree in health promotion from UM. His primary research involves identifying relationships between psychosocial factors and skin cancer prevention behaviors across various population groups at risk. Nahar has published […]

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Social Work Department Gives Presentations at Tuskegee University

Posted on October 17th, 2014 by staff

Tuskegee, Alabama, October 9th-14th – UM’s Social Work Department presented three paper sessions at the Alabama-Mississippi Social Work Conference at Tuskegee University. Dr. Jandel Crutchfield, visiting assistant professor, presented Enhancing Blackboard through Google+ Hangouts. As online education expands to universities across the country, social work educations and professionals sometimes find themselves using a platform limited by organizational standards. This […]

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