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Two UM Students Selected for Fellowship Program

Jonathan Dabel, Je’Von D. Franklin to work with initiative aimed at solving education challenges March 24, 2021 by Edwin B. Smith Two University of Mississippi students have been chosen to ...
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Student Presents Research at Conference

African American Studies minor Isis Shannon, an English major, presented her paper “The Memory of Slavery in Three Generations of Black Women in Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching ...
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Emerging Scholar Keon Burns

May 8, 2018 African American Studies and accounting major Keon Burns has been accepted to the Richards Center Emerging Scholars Summer Mentoring Program at Penn State. He will spend a week there this ...
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Students’ Slave Dwellings Experience

May 8, 2018 Ezell Mays, an African American Studies and anthropology major, and African American Studies minors Wysh Dantzler, a psychology major, and Mya King, a political science major, slept ...
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‘Just Mercy’ Panel Sparks Restorative Justice Discussion at UM

Legal studies department and Common Reading Experience host 250 students for program NOVEMBER 16, 2017 BY SARAH SAPP “Is it the water that needs to be changed, or is it the fish? I think it is the ...
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