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June 1, 2011

To celebrate the centennial anniversary of The Daily Mississippian, we are reprinting articles from the past 100 years of publication. “Fraternity Row Nears Completion As Occupants Prepare To Move In; S.A.E., Phi Houses Finished in ‘36” was published in The Mississippian on April 17, 1937.

To celebrate the centennial anniversary of The Daily Mississippian, we are reprinting articles from the past 100 years of publication. "Fraternity Row Nears Completion As Occupants Prepare To Move In; S.A.E., Phi Houses Finished in '36" was published in The Mississippian on April 17, 1937.

 

A dream long realized will have come true in the not very distant future when seven fraternities begin occupying their new homes. Two houses, Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Phi Delta Theta, were ready at the start of the current year.

April 24, 2011

For decades Lamar Hall has been the home of the Law School, but with the Robert C. Khayat Law Center now in use, the fate of what will become of older building has been a question.

For decades Lamar Hall has been the home of the Law School, but with the Robert C. Khayat Law Center now in use, the fate of what will become of older building has been a question.

Associate provost Noel Wilkin said there is value in having undergraduate classrooms in the center of campus, which was a driving factor in the decision to make a new law school.

“The building will undergo a renovation to convert many of the spaces to classrooms,” Wilkin said. “The need for classrooms has grown as our student enrollment has grown.

February 22, 2011

The Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society opened its new facility last Tuesday.

The Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society opened its new facility last Tuesday.

The Humane Society moved from Highway 7 South to a new three-building complex on McElroy Drive, near the Ole Miss airport.

“It was a trailer, a boxcar and a concrete block,” Brandall Atkinson, member of the board of directors, said of the old facility. “It was old, decrepit and nasty.”

The new site has been an ongoing project for several years.

February 7, 2011

The newest school at the University of Mississippi Medical Center will have its own building after spending 38 years without one. 

The newest school at the University of Mississippi Medical Center will have its own building after spending 38 years without one.  

The school of pharmacy is currently under construction and is expected to be finished and open by this fall.

Dr. Leigh Ann Ross, associate dean for clinical affairs at UMMC, is looking forward to the new building.

January 31, 2011

With the new law school open and many law students happily relocated, what will become of Lamar Hall, the old law school building, is an ongoing debate.

With the new law school open and many law students happily relocated, what will become of Lamar Hall, the old law school building, is an ongoing debate.

The building will receive a major renovation at an estimated cost of $7 million, department of facilities planning director Ian Banner said. He said that the project will use both state and university money.

Facilities planning hopes to have the building renovated and ready for classes within the next two years.  

October 7, 2010

Many students at Ole Miss would tell you their classes are time-consuming enough to be considered a job. 

 

Many students at Ole Miss would tell you their classes are time-consuming enough to be considered a job. 

 

August 23, 2010

The building that previously housed the Chi Psi Fraternity is now a lot of Mississippi red clay. 

The building that previously housed the Chi Psi Fraternity is now a lot of Mississippi red clay. 

 

July 6, 2010

The Thad Cochran Research Center has received $31.7 million from three federal programs for the construction of a second wing of the center’s current building.

The Thad Cochran Research Center has received $31.7 million from three federal programs for the construction of a second wing of the center’s current building.

The Health and Resources Administration and the Food and Drug Administration jointly contributed $17.8 million and the National Institute of Health contributed 13.9 million through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

This act was signed by President Obama in 2009 and seeks to advance biomedical research as well as creating jobs.

June 7, 2010

A proposal for a new Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi in Oxford is in the early stages of discussion, according to Oxford Mayor George Patterson and Baptist Memorial Healthcare Corporation.

A proposal for a new Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi in Oxford is in the early stages of discussion, according to Oxford Mayor George Patterson and Baptist Memorial Healthcare Corporation.

The building is currently co-owned by Lafayette County, the city of Oxford and Baptist Memorial Healthcare Corporation, according to Mayor George Patterson. The preliminary discussion occurring is for Baptist Memorial to buy both the county’s and city’s shares in the building, and then build a new facility in Oxford which Baptist would then own outright.