Andrew Hayes (#SMBHC 18) has won a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship and will teach English at a public high school in Madrid, Spain, during the 2018-19 academic year. The highly selective program chooses undergraduate seniors and graduate and terminal-degree students from the U.S. to study at select colleges around the globe. Andrew earned his bachelor’s degrees […]
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Chancellor and First Lady Vitter, DSG, and other UM administrators joined honors alumni for brunch at The National on Saturday, June 9.
The third and final Mississippi Water Security Institute just returned to Oxford after a week on the Mississippi Gulf Coast meeting with different stakeholders on issues of water security, use, and management. Many thanks to gracious hosts from the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, Unabridged Architects, the Wolf River Society, the GCRL Marine Education Center, […]
Congratulations to the SMBHC Faculty Summer Stipend Competition Winners! SUSAN ALLEN Political Science BOB BROWN Political Science JAMES CIZDZIEL Chemistry and Biochemistry BRIAN FOSTER Sociology and Southern Studies NAEEMUL HASSAN Computer and Information Science ALEXANDRA LINDGREN-GIBSON History DEBORAH MOWER Philosophy JAMES M. THOMAS Sociology TIMOTHY YENTER Philosophy Looking ahead to 2020 and the opportunities/challenges of […]
The Honors Orientation will be held May 22-23. You do not need to attend this particular session, but it is recommended if your schedule allows. For a complete list of Orientation dates as well as schedules and information, please visit the UM Orientation website.
The Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College Commissioning took place at the Ford Center on Friday, May 11, 2018. Before a packed house, Christopher Cross welcomed everyone, Seth Dickinson delivered the address, and Savannah Smith provided the charge. Meliah Grant served as Class Marshal. Paul Lee was awarded the Dean’s Prize for earning 70 honors hours–the […]
The day before giving the keynote address at the University of Mississippi’s 154th Commencement, Walter Isaacson, president and CEO of the Aspen Institute, dined alongside his wife Cathy Wright Isaacson, UM Chancellor and First Lady Vitter, Jim and Donna Barksdale, and SMBHC students.
Ainsley Ash (SMBHC 21), a freshman from Meridian, Mississippi is the first University of Mississippi student to participate in a Fulbright Summer Institute. This highly selective program chooses college freshmen or sophomores from the United States to study at select colleges in the United Kingdom. In a month-long seminar called Education for Transformation at Queen’s […]
Will Tribble (SMBHC 19) and Sam Harres (SMBHC 19) have won the 2018 Gillespie Business Plan Competition for Shortwork, an app that provides crowd-sourced, on-demand, problem-by-problem solutions designed to teach. Will and Sam will soon receive $10,000 and free office space for a year at Insight Park. Congrats to them along with 2nd place winner Bella Gonzalez […]
On April 12th, the Honors Art Showcase culminated in an evening of performances by the Chancellor’s Honors College Artist in Residence and Holder of the L. G. Fant Chair Bruce Levingston, collaborative pianist and music instructor Nancy Welch, and music professor and soprano Nancy María Balach. Honors students Ava Street, John Michael Walker, Lawson Marchetti, […]