Our Stories

Read about the university’s progress since integration in 1962 below.

Pharmacology Graduate Student Building a Legacy Through Research

Cellas Hayes is first Ole Miss student in 35 years to receive NIH fellowship

Slaughter-Harvey Named Law Alumnus of the Year

Trailblazing attorney and judge continues to mentor students and alumni

MOST Conferences Double Reach for Minority Students

Annual UM recruitment event extended to two weeks; digital literacy series added for fall

Alumna Named Marshall-Motley Scholar

Arielle Hudson part of the next generation of civil rights litigators in the South

Finding Purpose in Following in Their Footsteps

Jasmine Meredith discovers empowerment in pursuing graduate education at Ole Miss

Equity in Action Plans Set Goals, Metrics for Progress

Plans for each campus unit offer transparency, accountability for Pathways to Equity strategic initiative

Generations: The University of Mississippi Then and Now

Four Black families share perspectives on their UM experience

Ethel Scurlock Named Honors College Dean

First female African American dean brings administrative expertise, new vision to role

Pharmacy Graduate Programs Aim to Increase Diverse Workforce

UM outreach efforts look to expand knowledge about pharmaceutical sciences

University Announces 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Alumni Association will honor recipients at Homecoming for achievement, service

Student Services Center Renamed to Honor Donald Cole

IHL approves renaming building to honor 50 years of advocacy for education and inclusiveness

Then and Now: ‘Black Power at Ole Miss’ Spotlights Historic Events

University leaders reflect on 50th anniversary of arrests, recognize more must be done to heal wounds

Economics and Public Policy Leadership Major Refuses to Accept Status Quo

Read about how Jonathan Dabel’s story reflects the characteristics that James Meredith embodied six decades ago when he enrolled as the university’s first Black student.