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UM Institute of Child Nutrition Helps Schools Transform Their Menus

Posted on November 14th, 2016 by staff

Written by Michael Newsom for Ole Miss News OXFORD, Miss. – The Institute of Child Nutrition at the University of Mississippi promotes best practices for child nutrition programs across the country and is an influential voice in efforts to ensure students have safe, healthy meals. The institute coordinates the Chef’s Move to Schools initiative, which is part of first lady Michelle Obama’s […]

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School Seeks Nominations for the Thomas A. Crowe Outstanding Alumnus Award

Posted on November 4th, 2016 by staff

The School of Applied Sciences is seeking nominations for the Thomas A. Crowe Outstanding Alumnus Award. This award honors a School of Applied Sciences alumnus whose professional, leadership and/or service achievements are considered meritorious. Letters of nominations will be accepted from School of Applied Sciences students, faculty, staff and alumni. The nomination letter should be […]

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UM Family Fondly Remembers Lennette J. Ivy

Posted on November 3rd, 2016 by staff

OXFORD, Miss. – Members of the University of Mississippi community are fondly remembering Lennette Johnson Ivy, a beloved administrator and faculty member who died Oct. 21. She was 63. Funeral services for the professor emerita and chair emerita of UM’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders were Oct. 27 at Second Baptist Church in Oxford. The Rev. […]

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#OleMissMuscle Studies Ways to Optimize Results from Workouts

Posted on November 2nd, 2016 by staff

OXFORD, Miss. – A two-month study being conducted by a group of University of Mississippi researchers promises to provide insights into the time course/mechanisms behind increases in muscular strength following a resistance exercise program. #OleMissMuscle, a six-member team of exercise physiologists, began the study, which is sponsored by the university, in mid-September by recruiting 25 […]

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Farm to YOUth Project Works to Transform Lives

Posted on October 31st, 2016 by staff

Written by Bill Dabney for Ole Miss News OXFORD, Miss. – Children at three Calhoun County elementary schools are trying kale for the first time. Farm to YOUth, a six-week University of Mississippi pilot project supported by a $200,000 gift from global agriculture business Monsanto Co., also has the kids eating cucumbers, pineapple, sweet potatoes, […]

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Three Applied Sciences Professors Awarded SEC Faculty Travel Support

Posted on October 18th, 2016 by staff

From Ole Miss News OXFORD, Miss. – Nine University of Mississippi professors are among more than 100 faculty members from all 14 Southeastern Conference universities selected to take part in the 2016-17 SEC Faculty Travel Program. The program, in its fifth year, provides support for selected individuals to collaborate with colleagues at other SEC member […]

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ICN Staff Attend Chefs Move to Schools Meeting at The White House

Posted on October 18th, 2016 by staff

Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN) Acting Executive Director Aleshia Hall-Campbell, Education and Training Specialist Lois Coleman and Web Developer Peter Cleary were among attendees of the Chefs Move to Schools Task Force meeting held at The White House on September 28, 2016. Task Force members included culinary educators, Chefs Move National Advisory Committee members, USDA […]

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Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Reapproved as Continuing Education Provider

Posted on September 21st, 2016 by staff

From American Speech-Language-Hearing Association ASHA Approved CE Provider Status Demonstrates Commitment to High-Quality CE Programming for Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists September 20, 2016 – The Continuing Education Board (CEB) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) recognized the University of Mississippi Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) on September 20, 2016, by reapproving them for […]

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2nd Annual AmTrykes in Action Will Support Veterans

Posted on September 16th, 2016 by staff

Join the department of Health, Exercise Science, and Recreation Management on Sunday, October 2nd, 2016 for the second annual AmTrykes in Action Race!!! The Race will be held in The Circle and will start at 3:00p.m. Everyone is invited to cheer on our racers and meet our 2016 Veteran Riders. Click HERE for details.

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Upcoming 12th Annual Fall Institute Focuses on Pre-Literacy Language Skills

Posted on August 31st, 2016 by staff

OXFORD, Miss.—Phonemic awareness, sound-symbol association, and language disorders are just a few of the topics that will be discussed at this year’s Fall Institute, an event sponsored by the Communication Sciences & Disorders department (CSD) and the University of Mississippi Chapter of the National Student-Speech-Hearing Association (NSSLHA). This year’s two day Fall Institute will be […]

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