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On February 20, 2024, Dean Scurlock and members of the SMBHC team dined with our honors scholarship holders at the Jackson Avenue Center. We are thankful for the donors that help these students thrive, and we are thankful for our students!
On February 10, (pictured above; l-r) Lindee Wilson, Addie Bell, and HG Biggs presented at the annual Mississippi Honors Conference, hosted this year by Mississippi State University. Lindee showcased her poster, “Modeling Collagen Beam Deformation in the Posterior Eye in Response to Increased Intraocular Pressure.” Addie shared her poster, “Organic Vapor Jet Printing of Griseofulvin […]
On Monday, February 26, at 7:30pm, please join the SMBHC student body for the Honors Spring Convocation, featuring author Jeff VanderMeer. Jeff VanderMeer’s NYT-bestselling Southern Reach trilogy has been translated into over 35 languages. The first novel, Annihilation, won the Nebula Award and Shirley Jackson Award, and was made into a movie by Paramount. Other books include Hummingbird Salamander, A Peculiar […]
The Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College Third Annual Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium will take place on Monday, February 26, beginning at 6:30pm and will feature capstone work from a variety of disciplines. Immediately following the symposium, all are welcome to join the SMBHC student body for the Honors Spring Convocation, featuring author Jeff VanderMeer, beginning […]
University of Mississippi Honors College students Mia McKey, left, and Ross Cohen are securing funds for clothing donation bins for UM residence halls. Their goal is to put clothes in the hands of local organizations, keeping them out of landfills. Photo by Brady Bramlett/UM Development Read the full story and support Re-Rebs.
Congratulations to Jilkiah Bryant (SMBHC 22) on being named a 2024 Marshall Scholar! Read all about Jilkiah and her plans by visiting the Marshall Scholarships site. Learn more about the Marshall Scholarship and other major awards by visiting the Office of National Scholarship Advisement.
Congratulations to these EIGHT honors students for winning the inaugural Stamps Impact Prize! The SIP awards each recipient up to $5,000 “to support (…) creative scholarship, community service, technology development, travel, (…) or other innovative experiential learning projects.” Here’s a snapshot of the winners, their faculty mentors, and their project titles: Autumn PayneProfessor Sarah HenniganAutistic […]
On November 3rd, honors alumni Jess Waltman and Courtney Gayle Taylor visited with SMBHC students interested in law school. Jess earned a degree in accountancy and graduated from UM Law School, and Courtney Gayle graduated from the Croft Institute for International Studies and earned her law degrees from the University of Ottawa and American University […]
Last week in Los Angeles, 21 UM students, including 15 SMBHC students, attended the Society of Women in Engineering Conference, the largest conference in the world for women in engineering and technology. Students connected with industry leaders, attended interactive workshops on leadership and engineering subjects, and had some fun touring SpaceX, Impulse Space, and Varda […]