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Ole Miss Sports Nutrition Fueling Student-Athletes For Success

Posted on October 12th, 2015 by staff

Oxford, MS—Before the Ole Miss football team boarded the bus to Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Frank Newell and his graduate assistances were up at dawn preparing more than a hundred peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for the Rebels. “We want our team to have the opportunity to have something to eat at all times, […]

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Institute of Child Nutrition Holds Annual National Advisory Council Meeting

Posted on October 2nd, 2015 by staff

The Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN) held its annual National Advisory Council Meeting September 29-30, 2015. Members of the council were welcomed to Oxford and the UM Campus by Interim Chancellor, Dr. Morris Stocks, and Dean Velmer Burton of The School of Applied Sciences.   NAC members from across the country represent USDA federal and regional […]

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Q&A with Dr. David Holben, New Chair of Nutrition and Hospitality Management

Posted on September 24th, 2015 by staff

Dr. David Holben came to the University of Mississippi’s School of Applied Sciences in the Fall Semester of 2015. He is both professor and chair for the Nutrition and Hospitality Management Department.  In this interview, Holben talks his interest in the University of Mississippi, his academic backround, and the future of the NHM department. Applied Sciences: […]

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Communication Sciences & Disorders Celebrate 50th Anniversary with Annual Fall Institute

Posted on September 9th, 2015 by staff

Anniversary to coincide with annual Fall Institute on October 1st and 2nd OXFORD, MS— Since its inception in 1966 as a Division of Speech and Hearing in the Department of Speech and Theater, Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD) has experienced significant growth at the University of Mississippi. Dedicated to the areas of audiology, speech-hearing, and […]

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Former Applied Sciences Dean Thomas A. Crowe Remembered as Devoted Teacher, Leader

Posted on September 8th, 2015 by staff

Professor and chair emeritus of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders died Sept. 2 OXFORD, Miss. – Thomas A. Crowe, professor emeritus of communication sciences and disorders and the first dean of the School of Applied Sciences at the University of Mississippi, died Wednesday (Sept. 2) at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. He was 68. […]

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Dept. of Health, Exercise Science, and Recreation Management Organizes Race for Veterans on September 10th

Posted on September 2nd, 2015 by staff

AmTrykes in Action Takes Place on September 10th at UM Circle Oxford, Miss.—The Department of Health, Exercise Science, and Recreation Management (HESRM) at the University of Mississippi will host the inaugural AmTrykes in Action Race on the UM campus on Thursday, September 10th at 6:00 PM. Participants will race using an AmTryke, a type of […]

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Programs in Dietetics and Nutrition Receive Full Accreditation

Posted on July 28th, 2015 by staff

The University of Mississippi’s School of Applied Sciences and the Department of Nutrition & Hospitality Management are pleased to announce the recent accreditation decisions of the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). This recent decision confirmed full reaccreditation of the Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and Nutrition and the initial full accreditation […]

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Criminal Justice Major Continues Competing After Life-Changing Accident

Posted on July 9th, 2015 by staff

written by Christina Steube Following his accident, John Stitt had just two questions for his doctors: “When can I walk again?” and “When can I lift weights again?” Stitt, a criminal justice major at the University of Mississippi, began training for strongman competitions in 2012. A year later, he competed in his first event and […]

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National Food Service Management Institute Becomes Institute of Child Nutrition

Posted on July 1st, 2015 by staff

Oxford, Miss—On July 1st, 2015, the University of Mississippi’s National Food Service Management Institute (NFSMI) announced that it has changed its name and logo to the Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN). As a part of UM’s School of Applied Sciences, ICN is the only federally funded national center dedicated to child nutrition. For over 25 years, […]

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Lenoir Dining Reopens for Summer Sessions

Posted on June 12th, 2015 by staff

Written by Virginia Summers for the Daily Mississippian on 6-19-15 Tables were set, napkins were folded and the aroma of fresh bread with caprese chicken greeted all who entered through the doors of Lenoir Dining as it reopened for the summer last week. Lenoir Dining, an on-campus restaurant completely run by Ole Miss students in the […]

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