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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 Jonathan Dabel Two University of Mississippi students have ...
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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 God" at ...
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Emerging Scholar Keon Burns

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 ...
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Students’ Slave Dwellings Experience

Mya King, Ezell Mays, Wysh Dantzler, and other students, faculty, and staff at the Slave Dwellings event. May 8, 2018 History Professor Anne Twitty (left), Mya King, and Ezell Mays Ezell ...
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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 Roughly 250 students attended the ‘Just Mercy’ panel discussion hosted by the ...
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