OXFORD, Miss. – Combating the state’s obesity epidemic starts with teaching our children the principles of healthy eating, which is the focus of Laurel Lambert, associate professor of nutrition and hospitality management at the University of Mississippi. While Lambert’s past experiences as a registered dietitian include medical nutrition therapy and institutional food services, her research focus is […]
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OXFORD, Miss., Sept. 10, 2014—Miracle on the Hudson survivor and national Red Cross volunteer Dave Sanderson is set to visit Oxford on October 3 and 4 to help bring awareness of the services provided by the American Red Cross. Sanderson is scheduled to share his inspiring story of courage and heroism with University of Mississippi […]
Jackson, MS—On Thursday, September 18, 2014, the University of Mississippi’s Center for Intelligence and Security Studies (CISS) and Jackson State University’s Cyber Security and Intelligence Program (CSIP) hosted an evening with Tim Weiner, intelligence expert, Pulitzer Prize Winner, and National Book Award Winner. The event took place at Jackson State University. Mr. Weiner, author of Enemies: […]
The Health, Exercise Science, and Recreational Management Department begin the 2014-2015 year with four exciting hires. The new professors, many of whom arrived to University of Mississippi’s campus this fall, are considered some of the best young scholars in their respective fields. HESRM’s new faculty includes Drs. Yang-Chieh Fu, KoFan Lee, Jeremy Loenneke, and Paul […]
The 10th Annual Fall Institute kicked off Thursday, September 4th at The Inn at Ole Miss. Sponsored by the University of Mississippi’s NSSLHA Chapter and the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the two-day Fall Institute offers practical therapy techniques for challenging articulation cases, as well as lectures on enhancing language therapy. Over 200 participants […]
On August 21st, 2014, the School of Applied Sciences kicked off the Fall semester by holding the annual Faculty and Staff Meeting. The itinerary included breakfast, a meet and greet, photograph opportunities, and a presentation by Dean Velmer Burton focusing on the accomplishments of the school such as faculty publications and student awards. The School of Applied […]
The School of Applied Sciences congratulates graduates Peggie Gillom-Granderson and Kelly English for their upcoming UM alumni honors.
Out of the blue, Dr. Daphne Cain received an e-mail from the University of Mississippi asking if she would consider a position as department chair of Social Work. “I was surprised to get the e-mail,” Cain said, “and flattered.” She was then serving as interim director and associate professor of Social Work at LSU where […]
The School of Applied Sciences congratulates the class of 2014. On May 10th, seniors and graduate students walked in the Manning Center and received their degrees. The photo gallery is below.
Thursday, April 24, the School of Applied Sciences hosted its Spring Picnic on the beautiful grounds of the historic Memory House on the University of Mississippi campus. Applied Sciences faculty, staff, and families broke away from their busy end-of-semester schedules to catch up with each other.