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Historian’s Grant Preserves Rare Documents

BY EDWIN SMITH When carefully studied, historic discoveries sometimes can yield useful insights into modern societal problems. But without access to the artifacts from past eras and cultures, the...
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Adam Gussow

Adam Gussow Finds Many Ways to Teach Blues Culture

Professor, music scholar and professional musician blends life experience with academic expertise BY DENNIS IRWIN In the mastering room at the Dial Back Sound Recording Studio, the struggles of...
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Trustee Shane Hooper, Dr. Betty J. Crouther, associate professor of art, Dr. Morris Stocks, Provost, and Trustee Aubrey Patterson.

Professor Betty Crouther Receives IHL Award

UM art historian named diversity educator The Mississippi Board of Trustees of the State Institutions of Higher Learning held its 2015 Diversity celebration by recognizing campus and community leaders...
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Ethel Young-Minor, associate professor of English and African American studies

Ethel Young-Minor, Elsie M. Hood Outstanding Teacher

April 11, 2012 | By Dane Moreton, The Daily Mississippian Ethel Young-Minor, associate professor of English and African American Studies at the University of Mississippi, was the recipient of...
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2014 Celebration of Achievement. Photo by Joe Worthem/UM Communications

Celebration of Achievement Honors Minorities, People of Color

Annual event begins at 5:30 p.m. May 8 in Tad Smith Coliseum APRIL 30, 2015  | BY EDWIN SMITH As part of University of Mississippi’s Commencement activities, the Center for Inclusion and Cross...
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