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Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation Gives $326,000 to Rebel Well Initiative

Posted on February 1st, 2016 by staff

OXFORD, Miss. – The Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation has awarded the University of Mississippi $326,000 for a second period of the RebelWell initiative for many new health and wellness programs that extend into the local schools and communities. The foundation presented the university with a check during the Jan. 27 Ole Miss […]

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UM Develops Doctoral Program in Nutrition and Hospitality Management

Posted on January 28th, 2016 by staff

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi has been approved to start a Doctor of Philosophy program in the Department of Nutrition and Hospitality Management that will offer concentrations in general nutrition, nutrition policy, sport nutrition and hospitality management. Housed within the School of Applied Sciences, NHM has more than 500 students pursuing both undergraduate and graduate […]

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Meet Applied Sciences Development Officer R. Matthew Porchivina III

Posted on January 21st, 2016 by staff

First off, you’re the brand new Development Officer for the School of Applied Sciences. What does your job entail exactly? My job entails articulating the critical role of private philanthropy to the School of Applied Sciences and the vast opportunities for voluntary support in the life of the University of Mississippi. I will strive to […]

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Alumni Profile: Rhea Davis

Posted on January 19th, 2016 by staff

Written by Annie Rhoades for Ole Miss Alumni Traveling around the world specializing in exercise physiology and wellness with the federal government, alumna Rhea Daniels (MS 99) never imagined she would one day serve as the well-being services manager for the Coca-Cola Company headquartered in Atlanta. “I had absolutely no idea I would end up […]

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School of Applied Sciences Welcomes New Network Administrator, David Woo

Posted on January 13th, 2016 by staff

As the School of Applied Sciences begins a new year, we welcome all new staff and faculty. In the office of Applied Sciences, we have a new network administrator, David Woo. We spoke with David about his new position, his past experience in IT, and how excited he is to be at Ole Miss. Tell […]

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Boy Scouts of America Awards Grant to UM Recreation Degree Program

Posted on January 7th, 2016 by staff

Written by Edwin Smith for Ole Miss News OXFORD, Miss. – As the Scout Law states, a Boy Scout is helpful, so the Boy Scouts of America is helping the University of Mississippi fund two new graduate positions in its recreation administration degree program. The BSA has awarded the university $20,000 to fund two graduate […]

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Communication Sciences and Disorders Continues 50th Anniversary Celebration with Audiology Services Event

Posted on December 21st, 2015 by staff

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders will continue celebrating their 50th anniversary with an event discussing long term care and the Effects of Affordable Care Act on speech-language pathology and audiology services. The event takes place on Friday, January 15th, 2015, at the Triplett Alumni Center Butler Auditorium on the campus of University of Mississippi. […]

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School Seeks Nominations for Thomas A. Crowe Alumnus Award

Posted on December 8th, 2015 by staff

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

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Institute Of Child Nutrition Coordinates Chefs Move To School Initiative

Posted on November 30th, 2015 by staff

WASHINGTON, D.C.–On Tuesday, November 17, 2015, Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN) staff members, Acting Executive Director, Dr. Aleshia Hall-Campbell and Education and Training Specialist, Lois Coleman, participated in a meeting to discuss and plan the future of the Chefs Move to Schools initiative. The Chefs Move program encourages chefs to join the fight against childhood […]

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Applied Sciences Faculty and Alumni Recognized by Girl Scouts

Posted on November 12th, 2015 by staff

The School of Applied wants to congratulate our faculty and staff who were recently recognized by the Girl Scouts for their contribution to the Oxford community. On November 4th, 2015, the Girl Scouts Heart of the South held its fifth annual Women of Distinction luncheon. Of the 10 women nominated at the event, 5 of them were […]

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