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Child Nutrition Archive Interactive Kiosk on Display at Truman Library

Posted on April 13th, 2016 by staff

In June of 1946, President Harry Truman signed the National School Lunch Act. As part of the 70th anniversary of the signing, the Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN) has partnered with theTruman Library in Independence, MO. ICN’s interactive multi-touch display, which normally is on display in the lobby of the institute, will be on loan […]

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The Architectural History of Applied Sciences: Exploring the School’s Buildings, Halls, and Centers

Posted on March 17th, 2016 by staff

The School of Applied Sciences (SAS) and its departments sprawl across all corners of the University of Mississippi’s campus. Although the school is relatively young, established in 2001, much of UM’s history can be found in the buildings and halls which house departments such as Social Work, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Legal Studies, Nutrition & […]

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HESRM Researchers Examine How Exercise Combats Aging

Posted on March 7th, 2016 by staff

written by Michael Newsom for Ole Miss News OXFORD, Miss. – Two University of Mississippi researchers have completed a study that sheds new light on how working out keeps human cells in good shape, which can stave off some of the physical problems associated with getting older. Paul Loprinzi and Jeremy Loenneke, both assistant professors […]

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CSD Students Celebrate Advocacy Day at State Capitol

Posted on February 25th, 2016 by staff

The Ole Miss Handband and the National Student Speech, Language and Hearing Association, two student organizations from the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, along with Mississippi Speech Hearing Association (MSHA) hosted the ‘MSHA and Student Legislative Advocacy’ event at the state capitol in Jackson, Mississippi on January 28th, 2016. This event was designed to train […]

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Social Work Undergraduate Student and Ronald E. McNair Program Scholar Published

Posted on February 10th, 2016 by staff

Ms. Kaylynn Gaines, Ronald E. McNair Program Scholar and senior in the undergraduate social work program, has article published in the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program Journal.  “Self-rated health of low-socioeconomic non-Hispanic Whites in Mississippi” can be found the Summer 2015 Volume 19. See article below.

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School Seeks Nominations for Thomas A. Crowe Outstanding Faculty Award: Deadline March 4, 2016

Posted on February 9th, 2016 by staff

The School of Applied Sciences is seeking nominations for the Thomas A. Crowe Outstanding Faculty Award. FACULTY AWARD – This award recognizes a permanent faculty who is full time and actively engaged in teaching, scholarship, and service and whose accomplishments in one or more of these areas are considered meritorious.  Letters of nominations will be […]

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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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