University of Mississippi, Author at The Oxford Eagle

Education

Martindale, Cole Celebrate Renaming of UM Student Services Center

A wave of applause and celebration washed over a crowd of hundreds Friday (Sept. 10) morning as Don Cole and Larry Martindale cut the ribbon ... Read more

by University of Mississippi, Friday, September 10, 2021 2:08 pm

Events

Dolly Parton to accept Legacy Award in the spring

Renowned performer and philanthropist Dolly Parton is scheduled to visit the University of Mississippi and Oxford to accept the prestigious Legacy Award from the Ole ... Read more

by University of Mississippi, Thursday, September 2, 2021 2:48 pm

Events

ESPN names Oxford as nation’s top college town

Though it should come as no surprise to the tens of thousands of University of Mississippi fans who pack the Grove for seven Saturdays each ... Read more

by University of Mississippi, Friday, August 6, 2021 4:15 pm

News

UM receives $1M to study evidence-based policing, reform

OXFORD – Actor Morgan Freeman and criminal justice and legal studies professor Linda Keena have donated $1 million to establish the Center for Evidence-Based Policing and Reform at ... Read more

by University of Mississippi, Friday, June 11, 2021 4:06 pm

News

University Police Chief Ray Hawkins to retire

University of Mississippi Police Chief Ray Hawkins, respected law enforcement officer, natural leader and a believer in the ‘education before enforcement’ approach to policing, is ... Read more

by University of Mississippi, Thursday, June 3, 2021 2:49 pm

Ole Miss Sports

Ole Miss women’s tennis hosts Tulane in Sunday tilt

The Ole Miss women’s tennis team looks to rebound this weekend, hosting Tulane at the William F. Galtney Indoor Tennis Center, located on Manning Way, ... Read more

by University of Mississippi, Friday, February 1, 2019 1:47 pm

Ole Miss Basketball

Rebels blown out by Alabama for first SEC road loss of the season

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The No. 20 Ole Miss men’s basketball team suffered its first road loss in conference play Tuesday night. Alabama used its defense ... Read more

by University of Mississippi, Tuesday, January 22, 2019 10:40 pm

Ole Miss soccer

Ole Miss extends soccer Matt Mott’s contract

OXFORD, Miss. – Following back-to-back successful seasons that have ended with a trip to the NCAA Tournament, Ole Miss head soccer coach Matt Mott has received a ... Read more

by University of Mississippi, Tuesday, January 22, 2019 2:25 pm

Ole Miss Sports

Ayers hired as assistant coach for Ole Miss women’s basketball

Ole Miss women’s basketball head coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin has finalized her coaching staff for the 2018-19 season with the addition of new assistant coach Chris ... Read more

by University of Mississippi, Friday, May 4, 2018 3:03 pm

Education

Isaacson to deliver the University of Mississippi’s 165th Commencement address on May 12

Walter Isaacson, acclaimed biographer and historian who also was head of both CNN and Time magazine, will deliver the University of Mississippi’s 165th Commencement address May ... Read more

by University of Mississippi, Monday, March 19, 2018 11:17 am

Ole Miss Sports

Ole Miss sweeps midweek series in rout, improves to 17-1

No. 8 Ole Miss baseball scored early and often and cruised to a 16-2 win Wednesday afternoon over Georgia State in Atlanta. The Rebels pounded out 14 ... Read more

by University of Mississippi, Wednesday, March 14, 2018 9:50 pm

Ole Miss Sports

Ole Miss softball splits pair at Sand Dollar Classic

GULF SHORES, Ala. – Senior Alex Schneider provided some dramatics for No. 14 Ole Miss on Day 2 of the Sand Dollar Classic on Friday, crushing ... Read more

by University of Mississippi, Friday, February 9, 2018 5:40 pm

Ole Miss Sports

Former Ole Miss standout Jessica Hiskey returns as soccer assistant

Ole Miss soccer coach Matthew Mott has announced the hiring of former Rebel standout Jessica Hiskey as the program’s new assistant coach. Hiskey returns to ... Read more

by University of Mississippi, Tuesday, January 16, 2018 1:57 pm

Ole Miss Sports

Ole Miss women roll past Texas Southern in final non-conference tuneup

The Ole Miss women’s basketball team needed a bounce-back win in a big way and came away with a solid victory over Texas Southern, topping ... Read more

by University of Mississippi, Thursday, December 28, 2017 7:40 pm

Ole Miss Sports

Ole Miss great Ray Brown dies at age 81

Ole Miss lost one of its greatest athletes Christmas Day with the unexpected passing of Raymond Lloyd (Ray) Brown, 81, of Pascagoula and Gautier, Mississippi. ... Read more

by University of Mississippi, Wednesday, December 27, 2017 8:29 am

Education

Oxonian Bettye Butler receives UM diploma at 87

By Andrew M. Abernathy University of Mississippi When 87-year-old Oxford resident Bettye Butler decided she was going to finish her bachelor’s degree after a 38-year ... Read more

by University of Mississippi, Sunday, December 17, 2017 5:59 am

Ole Miss Sports

Former Ole Miss standouts Brown, Manning named to inaugural Sugar Bowl Hall of Fame class

NEW ORLEANS – Ole Miss legends Raymond Brown and Archie Manning will be part of the inaugural Sugar Bowl Hall of Fame class, the organization ... Read more

by University of Mississippi, Tuesday, December 12, 2017 8:35 am

Columnists

Ole Miss community called to donate to Books and Bears

By Edwin B. Smith University of Mississippi ‘Tis the season to be good and not naughty. It’s time to add a little “ho-ho-ho!” to your ... Read more

by University of Mississippi, Thursday, November 30, 2017 9:55 am

Columnists

University of Mississippi Museum, Ford Center host weekend of holiday festivities

By Christina Steube University of Mississippi The Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts and the University of Mississippi Museum have a weekend of ... Read more

by University of Mississippi, Thursday, November 30, 2017 9:54 am

Education

Ole Miss Pharmacy student Alexandria Gochenauer receives national scholarship

By Whitney Tarpy University of Mississippi The National Community Pharmacy Association recognized University of Mississippi third-year student pharmacist Alexandria Gochenauer with a Presidential Scholarship during ... Read more

by University of Mississippi, Tuesday, November 21, 2017 11:25 am

News

Strong response propels William Magee Center for Wellness Education at Ole Miss

By Tina Hahn University of Mississippi One story shared by one family about a son’s death from an accidental overdose has spurred fundraising efforts exceeding ... Read more

by University of Mississippi, Monday, November 20, 2017 11:03 am

Lifestyle

University of Mississippi Medical Center to name medical education building in honor of Gov. Phil Bryant

Staff Report University of Mississippi The University of Mississippi has announced the naming of the medical education building at its Medical Center campus in Jackson ... Read more

by University of Mississippi, Sunday, November 19, 2017 6:00 am

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