Posts Tagged ‘Ole Miss’

MTA recognizes innovators, leaders

The Mississippi Technology Alliance recently inducted three into the Innovators Hall of Fame, and recognized another with an award. The new Hall of Fame members are Bill Rayburn, co-founder and CEO of mortgage technology company FNC Inc.; John D. Bower, M.D.; and, Will Primos, founder and director of Primos Hunting Calls. Ole Miss chancellor emeritus […] [...]

Dean: Ole Miss law school most under-valued in US

New Ole Miss dean wants to tell the world of school’s value Richard Gershon took the reins as dean of the University of Mississippi School of Law last July with a vision of making the Oxford school better known nationally and internationally. “It’s the most under-valued law school in the country,” he said. “The faculty […] [...]

“Vision-ary”

by 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 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 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 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

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 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 […] [...]

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