Gertrude Castellow Ford Center hosts numerous plays, ballets and performances on the University of Mississippi campus
Home to the university administrative offices, the Lyceum was the first building constructed on the Ole Miss campus
J.D. Williams Library is named in honor of the former Ole Miss Chancellor who served from 1946-1968
Points of Pride
Mississippi researchers have discovered a compound that may lead to a vaccine that prevents itching and rashes caused by exposure to poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac.
Named as the “Best Historic Site” in the state by Mississippi Magazine in 2020, Rowan Oak – the former home of William Faulkner – is one of two historic houses owned and operated by the university museum.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center recently opened the Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower at the state’s only children’s hospital, signaling a new era in pediatric care in the state.
Mississippi’s fraternity and sororities have since 2019 volunteered more than 80,000 community service hours and raised more than $1.9 million for philanthropic organizations.
University of Mississippi English professor Aimee Nezhukumatathil attracted critical acclaim for her first non-fiction work, World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments, and it was named 2020 Book of the Year by Barnes & Noble.