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Successful Career Fair Ends with Thomas A. Crowe Outstanding Alumnus Award

Posted on February 24th, 2017 by staff

The annual School of Applied Sciences Career Fair took place on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017. Vendors from all over the Southeast made their way to the Inn at Ole Miss to take part in the event. More than 275 students connected and networked with agencies about potential job placement. “Everyone in the school is pleased with […]

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Criminal Justice Graduate Student Named Holly Springs Officer of the Year

Posted on February 20th, 2017 by staff

Marvin J. Hughes, a criminal justice graduate student in the Legal Studies Department, was named 2016 Officer of the Year by the Holly Springs Police Department in Holly Springs, Mississippi. Following a passion in public service, Hughes started his job with the Holly Springs P.D. in October of 2015 after a referral by Dr. David McElreath, associate […]

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School Launches Doctoral Program in Social Welfare

Posted on February 10th, 2017 by staff

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi Department of Social Work begins its new Ph.D. program in social welfare this fall, and prospective students are encouraged to apply before the March 1 deadline. Housed within the university’s School of Applied Sciences, the social work department has experienced tremendous growth since 2013. In four years, the department […]

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Social Work Professors Begin Community Discussion on Racial Divides

Posted on January 31st, 2017 by staff

Written by Lyndy Berryhill for The Daily Mississippian  Nearly 100 participants attended the “Together Oxford” community workshop, where they learned to check their privilege and work past racial divides Monday night at Paris-Yates Chapel. Jandel Crutchfield and Tony Caldwell with the Ole Miss Department of Social Work moderated the event. The workshop is a continuation of […]

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UM Institute of Child Nutrition Helps Schools Transform Their Menus

Posted on November 14th, 2016 by staff

Written by Michael Newsom for Ole Miss News OXFORD, Miss. – The Institute of Child Nutrition at the University of Mississippipromotes best practices for child nutrition programs across the country and is an influential voice in efforts to ensure students have safe, healthy meals. The institute coordinates the Chef’s Move to Schools initiative, which is part of first lady Michelle Obama’s […]

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School Seeks Nominations for the Thomas A. Crowe Outstanding Alumnus Award

Posted on November 4th, 2016 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 […]

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UM Family Fondly Remembers Lennette J. Ivy

Posted on November 3rd, 2016 by staff

OXFORD, Miss. – Members of the University of Mississippi community are fondly remembering Lennette Johnson Ivy, a beloved administrator and faculty member who died Oct. 21. She was 63. Funeral services for the professor emerita and chair emerita of UM’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders were Oct. 27 at Second Baptist Church in Oxford. The Rev. […]

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#OleMissMuscle Studies Ways to Optimize Results from Workouts

Posted on November 2nd, 2016 by staff

OXFORD, Miss. – A two-month study being conducted by a group of University of Mississippi researchers promises to provide insights into the time course/mechanisms behind increases in muscular strength following a resistance exercise program. #OleMissMuscle, a six-member team of exercise physiologists, began the study, which is sponsored by the university, in mid-September by recruiting 25 […]

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Farm to YOUth Project Works to Transform Lives

Posted on October 31st, 2016 by staff

Written by Bill Dabney for Ole Miss News OXFORD, Miss. – Children at three Calhoun County elementary schools are trying kale for the first time. Farm to YOUth, a six-week University of Mississippi pilot project supported by a $200,000 gift from global agriculture business Monsanto Co., also has the kids eating cucumbers, pineapple, sweet potatoes, […]

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Three Applied Sciences Professors Awarded SEC Faculty Travel Support

Posted on October 18th, 2016 by staff

From Ole Miss News OXFORD, Miss. – Nine University of Mississippi professors are among more than 100 faculty members from all 14 Southeastern Conference universities selected to take part in the 2016-17 SEC Faculty Travel Program. The program, in its fifth year, provides support for selected individuals to collaborate with colleagues at other SEC member […]

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