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February 22, 2012

The Elsie M. Hood Award is one of the University of Mississippi’s most prestigious teaching awards, based on a lifetime’s worth of commitment to excellence in teaching, helping students and researching.

 

The Elsie M. Hood Award is one of the University of Mississippi’s most prestigious teaching awards, based on a lifetime’s worth of commitment to excellence in teaching, helping students and researching.

Recipients receive a $5,000 check from Chancellor Dan Jones and a personalized plaque. The winner will also speak during the Honors Day ceremony in April, and his or her name will be engraved on a plaque in the J.D. Williams Library.

The 2011 award winner was English professor Ethel Young-Minor.

January 29, 2012

The new year is off to a good start for the University of Mississippi’s J.D. Williams Library.
The estates of a recently deceased couple from Northport, Ala., has provided a $1 million donation to the library, according to a press release.
Ole Miss alumnus Oscar Ainsworth, who received his bachelor’s degree in 1945 and master’s degree in 1946, spent approximately 36 years as a member of the math department faculty at the University of Alabama.

The new year is off to a good start for the University of Mississippi’s J.D. Williams Library.
The estates of a recently deceased couple from Northport, Ala., has provided a $1 million donation to the library, according to a press release.
Ole Miss alumnus Oscar Ainsworth, who received his bachelor’s degree in 1945 and master’s degree in 1946, spent approximately 36 years as a member of the math department faculty at the University of Alabama.

September 21, 2011

 

Forty-nine years ago today, the University of Mississippi was going through the worst of times. James Meredith had just been admitted to the university, causing tension that we as students in this day and age cannot possibly imagine. 

April 17, 2011

Earl Solomon, 74, said touring the new law school made him wish he were enrolled in classes for fall 2011.

Earl Solomon, 74, said touring the new law school made him wish he were enrolled in classes for fall 2011.

At least almost, the class of 1961 alumnus said as he looked down at the medallion he had received earlier in the day at a luncheon, signifying 50 years since his graduation.

“The law center is unbelievable, a great change and a great place to go to school,” Solomon said. “I’d love to go back, but no, I’m happy with my 50 years of service, and I’m ready to retire.”