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Immersed in Summer Research

Undergraduate program opens doors to new creative scholarship September 15, 2021 By Shea Stewart Sydni Davis found herself in rewarding new territory this summer. The University of Mississippi...
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Ethel Scurlock

Ethel Scurlock Named Interim Dean of Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College

Sullivan-González Passes Baton to Next Generation of Leaders July 20, 2021 By JB Clark Douglass Sullivan-González is almost as excited to return to the classroom as he is to see the next generation of...
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UM Poet Derrick Harriell Tries His Hand at Fiction

Passing Through a Porous Border FEBRUARY 14, 2020 Prose and poetry are forged from the same raw material: words. But crossing from one genre into another can be precarious. “The biggest obstacle for...
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Isom Center Names 2021-23 Fellows

Fellowship emphasizes interdepartmental collaboration in gender and sexuality research May 6, 2021 by JB Clark The Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies has awarded grants to six University...
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Elsie Hood Award Winner Lauded for Empathy and ‘Transformative Impact’

Patrick Alexander is university’s teacher of the year April 9, 2021 by Abigail Meisel Patrick Alexander, associate professor of English and African American Studies, is the recipient of the 2021...
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