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Applied Sciences Welcomes New Faculty

Posted on September 8th, 2017 by staff

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Institute of Child Nutrition’s Mission Continues to Grow

Posted on September 7th, 2017 by staff

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Autism Expert Headlines UM Conference

Posted on September 7th, 2017 by staff

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Legal Studies Students Awarded by National Criminal Justice Society

Posted on April 17th, 2017 by staff

Students from the University of Mississippi Legal Studies Department recently traveled to the 2017 Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences in annual meeting in Kansas City, Missouri. Alpha Phi Sigma is the national honors society for Criminal Justice, and several students from the UM chapter of the society, Mu Rho, presented papers and projects at the conference. The hard work earned […]

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School Researchers Study Effects of Weather, Distance and Running on Athletes

Posted on March 6th, 2017 by staff

OXFORD, Miss. – Amid discussions of the possible effects of global warming, University of Mississippi professors have determined that extreme heat can greatly affect players’ performance in the world’s premiere international soccer competition. Nick Watanabe and Grace Yan, both assistant professors in the UM Department of Health, Exercise Science and Recreation Management, joined Pamela Wicker […]

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School of Applied Sciences Helps Students Prepare for Careers in Sports Administration

Posted on February 27th, 2017 by staff

OXFORD, Miss. – Professional athletes may be the ones most often recognized in the media, but the owners and managers are just as vital to their longevity in the sports world. A new degree program at the University of Mississippi is helping students prepare for careers in sports administration. The university’s Department of Health, Exercise […]

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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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