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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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UM Nutrition Expert Shares Healthy Snack Tips for Children

Posted on October 3rd, 2014 by staff

OXFORD, Miss. – Combating the state’s obesity epidemic starts with teaching our children the principles of healthy eating, which is the focus of Laurel Lambert, associate professor of nutrition and hospitality management at the University of Mississippi. While Lambert’s past experiences as a registered dietitian include medical nutrition therapy and institutional food services, her research focus is […]

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NHM Hosts Miracle on the Hudson Survivor on October 3rd

Posted on September 29th, 2014 by staff

OXFORD, Miss., Sept. 10, 2014—Miracle on the Hudson survivor and national Red Cross volunteer Dave Sanderson is set to visit Oxford on October 3 and 4 to help bring awareness of the services provided by the American Red Cross.  Sanderson is scheduled to share his inspiring story of courage and heroism with University of Mississippi […]

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The Center for Intelligence and Security Hosts Pultizer Prize Winner

Posted on September 24th, 2014 by staff

Jackson, MS—On Thursday, September 18, 2014, the University of Mississippi’s Center for Intelligence and Security Studies (CISS) and Jackson State University’s Cyber Security and Intelligence Program (CSIP) hosted an evening with Tim Weiner, intelligence expert, Pulitzer Prize Winner, and National Book Award Winner. The event took place at Jackson State University. Mr. Weiner, author of Enemies: […]

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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, KoFan Lee, Jeremy Loenneke, and Paul […]

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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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