The Overby Center hosted a panel discussion Friday for the documentary “An Ordinary Hero” and the book “We Shall Not Be Moved” concerning the 1960 Woolworth sit-in in Jackson. The Overby Center held a panel discussion for the documentary “An Ordinary Hero” and Michael J. O’Brien’s book, “We Shall Not Be Moved,” on Friday. The film tells the story of...

Dr. Andrew Mullins, chief of staff to the chancellor, is set to retire at the end of June. Mullins has worked at the university for the last 19 years after serving under two Mississippi governors. Dr. Andrew Mullins has been involved with K-12, community colleges and The University of Mississippi for 43 years. After a long career working in Mississippi education, Mullins...

The Ole Miss softball team will host the Red and Blue Classic, welcoming five teams for a total of 15 games this weekend. After winning the second game of a doubleheader against Southern Miss on Wednesday, the Lady Rebels (5-8) look to build on that as they start play in the Red and Blue Classic this weekend. The tournament will consist of 15 games with five different...

No. 8 Ole Miss looks to remain unbeaten as it welcomes Rhode Island to Oxford for a three-game series that begins at 4 p.m. today from Oxford-University Stadium/Swayze Field. First pitch for Saturday’s game is set for 1 p.m., while Sunday’s series finale will begin at noon. The No. 8 Ole Miss Rebels (4-0) will welcome the Rhode Island Rams (0-3) to Oxford this weekend...

It’s been over 30 years since former Mississippi Gov. William Winter passed the Mississippi Education Reform Act. This act overhauled public education, namely publicly funding education and establishing compulsory school attendance law. At the time, Mississippi ranked last in education as well as in many other social and economic categories. Fast forward to present day...

Baby boomers and Generation X so often express hatred for Generation Y, or millennials, that it’s a cliché. We get it: You think we’re lazy, ADD and socially inept. Sure, I guess I can agree. I actually can’t deny that my generation is full of neurotic, overly medicated, unemployed video gamers. But aren’t the baby boomers and old Gen Xers our parents? You raised...

A majority of college students who take out private loans are unaware of specific disclosures that can affect the terms of payments, even after death. Last year at the undergraduate level, 2.8 percent of students at The University of Mississippi borrowed private loans, and 2 percent of graduate students borrowed private loans. Most private loans have a benefits and services...

Ole Miss is one of 30 universities funded to create new postgraduate community pharmacy residencies through grants to nonprofit schools and colleges of pharmacy. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation (NACDS) recently granted The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy a $50,000 grant to add one position, which will be focused in Funderburk’s Pharmacy...

The University of Mississippi’s Athletics Department and Office of Sustainability are working together to create a cleaner, more earth-friendly environment for this year’s baseball season. The University of Mississippi’s Athletics Department and the Office of Sustainability have joined forces to add new recycling receptacles to the stadiums. Anne McCauley, assistant...

Meet the new Director of the National Center for Physical Acoustics: Dr. Joseph R. Gladden III. He brings a wealth of knowledge to the one of the nation’s leading Physical Acoustics facility. Meet the new director of the National Center for Physical Acoustics: Dr. Joseph R. Gladden III. He brings a wealth of knowledge to the one of the nation’s leading physical acoustics...