Points of Pride

  • The University of Mississippi Medical Center collaborates with Tougaloo College and Jackson State University on the Jackson Heart Study, the world's largest long-term study of cardiovascular risk factors in African-Americans.
  • For the past two years, the University of Mississippi's Chinese Language Flagship Program leads the nation in sending students to the Flagship Capstone, a competitive program that allows students to study for two semesters in China.
  • The University of Mississippi Medical Center is home to the world’s best-selling medical physiology textbook, the Textbook of Medical Physiology, which has been translated into 18 languages.
  • The University of Mississippi National Center for Natural Products Research is the nation's only university-based research program devoted to the discovery, development of natural product-derived pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals to benefit human health and agricultural productivity.
  • With B.B. King's personal record collection as its foundation, the University of Mississippi's Blues Archive is the world's largest collection of blues music recordings, photographs and memorabilia.