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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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HESRM Graduate Student’s Research Chosen as Editor’s Choice in Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Posted on August 5th, 2016 by staff

Health, Exercise Science, and Recreation Management student Meghan K. Edwards, and rising PhD student, recently had her master’s thesis “Effects of a Sedentary Behavior–Inducing Randomized Controlled Intervention on Depression and Mood Profile in Active Young Adults” (a collaboration Dr. Paul Loprinzi, assistant professor of HESRM) published in the August 2016 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. According […]

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Social Work Student Recruited for National Leadership Program

Posted on July 20th, 2016 by staff

  Dr. Susan Allen, Master of Social Work Program Director, describes graduate student Patricia Tortora as a person who sees chances and chases them. “She just embraces opportunities wherever she encounters them,” she said, “and fortunately, we encounter opportunities for growth and learning every day, and in every place, when we have the vision to […]

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NHM’s Lenoir Dining Going Green

Posted on July 14th, 2016 by staff

OXFORD, Miss. – A restaurant and a catering service at the University of Mississippi are the only Certified Green restaurants in the state of Mississippi. Catering at UM and Rebel Market, both managed by Aramark, began the process last March and achieved Level 1 Certification from the Green Restaurant Association in mid-June. “It has been […]

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Dietitians’ Work Gives Ole Miss Athletes a Boost (The Clarion-Ledger)

Posted on July 5th, 2016 by staff

Story taken from The Clarion-Ledger by Daniel Paulling OXFORD – Frank Newell considers “stalking” — in a good way — an important part of his job. The Ole Miss sports dietitian walks around the Manning Center each day and asks athletes what they’ve eaten, a question he has no idea how many times he’s posed. He […]

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