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Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Reapproved as Continuing Education Provider

Posted on September 21st, 2016 by staff

From American Speech-Language-Hearing Association ASHA Approved CE Provider Status Demonstrates Commitment to High-Quality CE Programming for Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists September 20, 2016 – The Continuing Education Board (CEB) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) recognized the University of Mississippi Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) on September 20, 2016, by reapproving them for […]

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2nd Annual AmTrykes in Action Will Support Veterans

Posted on September 16th, 2016 by staff

Join the department of Health, Exercise Science, and Recreation Management on Sunday, October 2nd, 2016 for the second annual AmTrykes in Action Race!!! The Race will be held in The Circle and will start at 3:00p.m. Everyone is invited to cheer on our racers and meet our 2016 Veteran Riders. Click HERE for details.

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Upcoming 12th Annual Fall Institute Focuses on Pre-Literacy Language Skills

Posted on August 31st, 2016 by staff

OXFORD, Miss.—Phonemic awareness, sound-symbol association, and language disorders are just a few of the topics that will be discussed at this year’s Fall Institute, an event sponsored by the Communication Sciences & Disorders department (CSD) and the University of Mississippi Chapter of the National Student-Speech-Hearing Association (NSSLHA). This year’s two day Fall Institute will be […]

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HESRM Graduate Student’s Research Chosen as Editor’s Choice in Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Posted on August 5th, 2016 by staff

Health, Exercise Science, and Recreation Management student Meghan K. Edwards, and rising PhD student, recently had her master’s thesis “Effects of a Sedentary Behavior–Inducing Randomized Controlled Intervention on Depression and Mood Profile in Active Young Adults” (a collaboration Dr. Paul Loprinzi, assistant professor of HESRM) published in the August 2016 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. According […]

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Social Work Student Recruited for National Leadership Program

Posted on July 20th, 2016 by staff

  Dr. Susan Allen, Master of Social Work Program Director, describes graduate student Patricia Tortora as a person who sees chances and chases them. “She just embraces opportunities wherever she encounters them,” she said, “and fortunately, we encounter opportunities for growth and learning every day, and in every place, when we have the vision to […]

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NHM’s Lenoir Dining Going Green

Posted on July 14th, 2016 by staff

OXFORD, Miss. – A restaurant and a catering service at the University of Mississippi are the only Certified Green restaurants in the state of Mississippi. Catering at UM and Rebel Market, both managed by Aramark, began the process last March and achieved Level 1 Certification from the Green Restaurant Association in mid-June. “It has been […]

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Dietitians’ Work Gives Ole Miss Athletes a Boost (The Clarion-Ledger)

Posted on July 5th, 2016 by staff

Story taken from The Clarion-Ledger by Daniel Paulling OXFORD – Frank Newell considers “stalking” — in a good way — an important part of his job. The Ole Miss sports dietitian walks around the Manning Center each day and asks athletes what they’ve eaten, a question he has no idea how many times he’s posed. He […]

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Professors Take Part in Advancing Mississippi Conference

Posted on June 22nd, 2016 by staff

JACKSON, MS–A conference titled “Advancing Mississippi: A Better Mississippi for More Mississippians” took place on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at the Mississippi e-Center at Jackson State University. The conference focused on a number of topics such as employment, health, and education in the state. With over 40 submissions, the conference only chose 13 presentations to be given […]

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Legal Studies Professor Named Best of Oxford

Posted on June 10th, 2016 by staff

Each year, the Oxford Eagle opens its polls and composes a Best of Oxford for the year. Categories involve  business, sport, and culinary art. The School of Applied Sciences is excited to learn that Dr. Linda Keena, associate professor of legal studies and coordinator of the graduate program, has been voted as Best University Professor in the Oxford Eagle’s Best of Oxford […]

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UM Social Work Student Overcomes Personal Obstacles to Graduate

Posted on May 19th, 2016 by staff

OXFORD, Miss. – In 2008, Ricky Clayton was in his early 50s, lost in the throes of a life-threatening painkiller addiction and homeless in Memphis. Substance abuse had been with him like a shadow for more than 30 years. In 2005, his brother died alone from a heroin overdose in a Burger King bathroom. Clayton, who was […]

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