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Senior? Graduating? Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Graduation

Posted on March 9th, 2015 by staff

Graduation is getting closer and closer. A lot of students have so many questions: What’s the difference between the convocation and the ceremony? Where can I pick up my cap and gown? How long does the ceremony last? Ole Miss Commencement has all the answers to your questions. Please visit their Frequently Asked Questions page to find […]

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Exercise Science Professor Publishing Article in Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Posted on March 4th, 2015 by staff

Dr. Paul Loprinzi, assistant professor of Exercise Science at the University of Mississippi, will have his article “Exercise and Cognitive Function: A Randomized Controlled Trial Examining Acute Exercise and Free-Living Physical Activity and Sedentary Effects” in the April 2015 print-issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Established in 1926, Mayo Clinic Proceedings is one of the leading peer-reviewed […]

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Eighth Annual Applied Sciences Career Fair Re-scheduled for March 18th

Posted on February 18th, 2015 by staff

Due to inclement weather, the Eight Annual Applied Sciences Career Fair has been re-scheduled for March 18th. ****** OXFORD, Miss. – Most than 30 potential employers are set to be on hand for the University of Mississippi’s School of Applied Sciences  annual career fair, coming up March 18th at the Inn at Ole Miss. “This is the […]

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Social Work Graduate Student Selected For Leadership Development Program

Posted on February 16th, 2015 by staff

Patricia Tortora, a student in the master of social work program at the University of Mississippi’s Social Work department, was one of 22 individuals selected for the 2015 Behavioral Health Leadership Development Program. A component of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration‘s Project LIFT (Leadership Initiatives for Tomorrow), the program is both a national and competitive […]

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Deadline Approaching: Nominations for Thomas A. Crowe Outstanding Faculty Award

Posted on February 4th, 2015 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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Professors Research Together to Collect Data in Exercise Science

Posted on January 26th, 2015 by staff

In a research laboratory in the Department of Health, Exercise Science and Recreation Management on the University of Mississippi’s main campus, there is technology such as an isokinetic dynamometer and B-mode ultrasound sonography.  These devices can test muscle strength at different angles and speeds, as well as quantify muscle and fat mass. Dr. Jeremy Loenneke, assistant […]

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First Lady Michelle Obama Talks the Importance of NFSMI

Posted on January 6th, 2015 by staff

As a part of the School of Applied Sciences, The National Food Service Management Institute is the only federally funded national center dedicated to applied research, education, training, and technical assistance for child nutrition programs. Regarding the institute, First Lady Michelle Obama says in a new video, “[NFSMI] offers all kinds of assistance on topics including financial management, […]

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Nutrition Clinic Begins Weight Management Classes in January

Posted on January 5th, 2015 by staff

OXFORD, Miss. – Janie Cole, registered dietitian and adjunct professor in the Department of Nutrition and Hospitality Management at the University of Mississippi, leads a group of six through an Oxford grocery store. She hands out a “Grocery Store Shopping“ guide that provides tips such as “Plan ahead and make a list” and “Don’t be on your phone while […]

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December Students of the Month: Kelly McCall and Grace Talbot

Posted on December 15th, 2014 by staff

Kelly McCall is a first year graduate student, pursuing her master’s degree in criminal justice from the Department of Legal Studies.  She graduated cum laude from Missouri State University in Springfield, holding a bachelor’s degree in sociology. She is currently a graduate assistant for the legal studies department. “Kelly McCall has demonstrated outstanding performance as a […]

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ISS Minor Becomes Internationally Certified Program

Posted on December 10th, 2014 by staff

OXFORD, Miss. – The Intelligence and Security Studies minor at the University of Mississippi is officially an internationally certified program. The UM minor is the first program to receive certification from the International Association for Intelligence Education, or IAFIE. The endorsement helps CISS remain a leader at the forefront of intelligence education. Following the attacks […]

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