Posts Tagged ‘Ole Miss’

“Vision-ary”

by Stephen McDill Published: November 14,2010

Tags: 3-D video, Matthew Graves, Ole Miss

Ole Miss-produced video billed by school as first 3-D film to hit the JumboTron Oxford filmmaker Matthew Graves grew up in Seminole, Texas, (population 700) and has wanted to make films ever since he saw Steven Spielberg’s “E.T.: The Extraterrestrial” as a child. He earned a B.A. in broadcast journalism from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene […] [...]

Black bear chosen for Ole Miss mascot

by Associated Press Published: October 14,2010

Tags: mascot, Ole Miss, SEC, University of Mississippi

OXFORD – The University of Mississippi’s new mascot is the Rebel Black Bear, replacing Colonel Reb who was removed from the sidelines because he was too reminiscent of the Old South. The announcement came Thursday after a campuswide vote in February and months of polling. The final three choices were a land shark, a bear […] [...]

Classes begin at Ole Miss manufacturing center

by Associated Press Published: October 7,2010

Tags: education, manufacturing, Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) – The Center for Manufacturing Excellence at the University of Mississippi has begun operations with an initial class of 27 freshmen. The center’s inaugural class, which recently convened for the first of its weekly meetings, includes 27 freshmen from nine states. Students are grouped into teams and focus on engineering, business administration […] [...]

Mitchell returning to Ole Miss

Charlie Mitchell, longtime executive editor of The Vicksburg Post and a past president of the Mississippi Press Association, has been named assistant dean of the Meek School of Journalism and New Media at Ole Miss. Mitchell will begin his new duties on campus Aug. 19, according to an announcement made by Dean Will Norton. He […] [...]

Rebel haters really just hatin’ on college football

by For the MBJ Published: July 11,2010

Tags: College Football, national championship, Ole Miss

Editor, In regard to your column (July 5) about college football and whether Ole Miss legitimately won three national championships, it should be noted that as Mississippians, we should all be proud of the accomplishments everyone has made. It’s OK to be a fan of one team or another, but to be so petty as […] [...]

Entrepreneurs Corner: Proving the critics wrong

The Mississippi Council on Economic Education is out to make a change in way children are educated Some critics of public education commonly point to the lack of what they refer to as “practical” education in secondary schools, by which they mean that schools do not do an effective job of preparing students for real-world […] [...]

Keeton named permanent dean

by MBJ Staff Published: February 15,2010

Tags: Dr. James E. Keeton, Ole Miss, University of Mississippi School of Medicine

Dr. James E. Keeton has been named dean of the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson. Keeton has been interim dean of the medical school for the past seven months. He was also named vice chancellor for health affairs. Ole Miss Chancellor Dan Jones, who formerly held both positions, says he will submit […] [...]

Jones: Tuition on the way up

by Clay Chandler Published: November 9,2009

Tags: college tuition, Ole Miss, tuition

UM chancellor first to acknowledge that costs for students will have to rise   When Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning officials made their budget pitch to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, IHL Commissioner Dr. Hank Bounds said that tuition increases at the state’s eight colleges and universities might be needed to make up for the […] [...]

MC, Ole Miss law schools see continued growth

by Nash Nunnery Published: September 14,2009

Tags: law schools, MC, Ole Miss

Mississippi College now has more than 500 students enrolled at its downtown Jackson campus Though Mississippi College is the oldest four-year school in the state, the MC School of Law (MCSOL) is relatively young – the Baptist institution actually bought out the now-defunct Jackson Law School in 1975. But since then, the MCSOL has grown […] [...]

Major expansion projects

by Laura Smith Published: August 24,2009

Tags: campus construction, Ole Miss

Ole Miss eyes future with new and expanded facilities across campus   The University of Mississippi (UM) is in the midst of major expansion with the construction of two new residence colleges, a new law school and an expanded baseball stadium. Between $170 and $180 million is being invested in ongoing construction projects at the […] [...]

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