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Marvin King, associate professor of political science and African American Studies

Faculty, Staff, Students Join MLK Day of Service

University of Mississippi students and staff are leading efforts to improve living conditions in Lafayette County and Oxford during 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances. The ...
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VIDEOS: Inaugural TedxUM Talks

The University of Mississippi hosted its inaugural TEDx talks October 31, 2015 at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts. The 9 a.m. event featured 10 brief lectures from university ...
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VIDEO: University Commemorates 50 Years of Integration with Concert

It’s as much fun listening to George Dor talk about the upcoming 2012 Black History Month concert as it is hearing him perform, and that’s saying a lot. On Feb. 23, audiences will have a chance to do ...
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Jeff Jackson, 2012 UM Humanities Teacher of the Year

Sociology professor to lecture on Mississippi poverty An interest in the globalization of the developing world has earned a University of Mississippi professor a statewide honor. Jeff Jackson, ...
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Sociology Professors Launch Racial Climate Study

AUGUST 26, 2014 | BY MICHAEL NEWSOM Three University of Mississippi sociology professors are launching a comprehensive study to understand racial and ethnic issues on campus and are seeking student ...
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