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10 Tips College Freshmen Should Know

Start College on the Right Foot<p>Adjusting to college life can be difficult for students transitioning from high school, and even for those who are …

22 College Seniors On Their Advice To College Freshmen

From interviews with seniors at my college.<p>Go out, get drunk, hook up…but make sure that’s never the most interesting thing about you.<p>Do not ever …

What Makes a Smart Person Cool in College?

For the past seven years, I've been running an event for the local Harvard Club where recent graduates of Harvard College give their best advice to freshmen about to leave for school -- on academics, extracurriculars, social life and career planning. We just held it last weekend -- it's called HUGS …

Headlines

Parrish named new associate vice president for research at MSU<p>MSU Student Association hosts journalist Lisa Ling for Global Lecture Series<p>Mississippi …

Headlines

Ellis challenges crowd at MSU unity breakfast to embrace ‘responsibility’ of MLK Jr.’s dream<p>NSF survey: MSU remains highest-ranked research …

MSU Joins Task Force to Address Water Quality - WCBI TV | News Leader - Columbus, Tupelo, Starkville, North Mississippi

STARKVILLE, Miss. (Press Release) — Mississippi State University and 11 other land-grant universities recently joined a national effort to improve …

University Launches Center for Inclusion and Cross-Cultural Engagement

The Center for Inclusion and Cross-Cultural Engagement will open this fall.<p>OXFORD, Miss. – In an effort to promote education and understanding across …

Ole Miss Agency Wins $2,000 Award in AT&T Challenge - Ole Miss News

Students from the Meek School of Journalism and New Media placed second in a recent AT&T student competition.<p>OXFORD, Miss. – The Ole Miss Agency …

UM-Tupelo Honor Graduates Discover Passion for Education

Bethany Wray and Will Knight are pictured with Chancellor Dan Jones.<p>TUPELO, Miss.­­ – During the University of Mississippi’s annual honors …

Two UM Students Land Prestigious Boren Scholarships

Alison Bartel<p>William Bumpas<p>OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi students William Bumpas III and Alison Bartel have been awarded Boren …

University Honors Burns Family with Building Dedication

Roland Burns with wife, Sheryl, son Derek, Ole Miss Accountancy Professor Jimmy Davis and son Tyler stand in front of the newly dedicated Burns Hall. …

College & University

McClelland Named Chair of Teacher Education at UM

After serving more than two years in an interim capacity, Susan McClelland will has been named chair of teacher education at UM.<p>OXFORD, Miss. – After …

Gulf Park Campus Charters New Student Organizations Representing Sustainability, Math, Science | Southern Miss Now

The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Park campus in Long Beach chartered two new student organizations during the spring semester. EcoEagles …

Southern Miss Names Participants for High School Journalism Workshop | Southern Miss Now

The School of Mass Communication and Journalism at The University of Southern Mississippi has announced the participants for the Remembering “Freedom …

Southern Miss Welcomes Inaugural Class of Dyslexia Therapy Master’s Program | Southern Miss Now

The University of Southern Mississippi held a welcoming reception for the inaugural class of the new master of education degree in dyslexia therapy …

CATCHING UP WITH ROBYN CURTIS | Southern Miss Now

<b>Editor's note:</b> Robyn Curtis serves as the National Scholarship Officer in the Honors College at The University of Southern Mississippi. Curtis talks …

MDOT Presents Check to Help with Construction of New Pedestrian Pathway | Southern Miss Now

The University of Southern Mississippi’s plan to build a new pedestrian pathway on the Hattiesburg campus received a major boost on Wednesday, June 4 …

CATCHING UP WITH ELLEN RUFFIN | Southern Miss Now

Q: What is the de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection?<p>A: The collection is one of the top research collections of children’s literature in the …

Southern Miss Speaking Center Staff Wins National Awards | Southern Miss Now

For the fifth year in a row, the Speaking Center at The University of Southern Mississippi brought home honors from the National Association of …

Southern Miss President Marks Productive First Year in Office | Southern Miss Now

With a renewed focus on creating pathways to completion for University of Southern Mississippi students, the institution’s students, faculty and …

Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium to feature novelist Tim Parrish

COLUMBUS, Miss. -- Baton Rouge native, Tim Parrish, will return to the Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium, Oct. 23-25, as the keynote speaker to read …

The W takes 12 awards at CPRAM

COLUMBUS, Miss. - The W was well represented in the College Public Relations Association of Mississippi competition held Tuesday in Tupelo.<p>The …