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University of Mississippi


Anne Vogel

Experimental Psychology Student Named Winner of the 2023 Graduate Student Achievement Award

Congratulations to Anne Vogel, who was recently named a winner of the 2023 Graduate Student Achievement Award. The Graduate School awards up to a total of eighteen Graduate Achievement Awards each year for recognition on Honors Day. This year, Anne was selected to receive the award on behalf of the psychology department. The award was […]

Dr. Joseph Wellman

College of Liberal Arts Celebrates Outstanding Accomplishments

Recognizes stellar students, teachers, staff, and alumni APRIL 28, 2023 BY STAFF REPORT Students, teachers, staff, and alumni were honored by the University of Mississippi College of Liberal Arts at a campus celebration on April 27. “The inaugural College of Liberal Arts Awards Ceremony celebrates some of the outstanding individuals who make our university a special place,” said […]

Elijah Mudryk, Jessica Evans, Ronald Rychlak

University Celebrates Employee, Community Service

Annual program recognizes achievements in research, learning, service and scholarship APRIL 20, 2023 BY EDWIN B. SMITH OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi Division of Diversity and Community Engagement recognized outstanding accomplishments in community-engaged research, learning, service and scholarship Tuesday (April 18) during its annual Celebration of Service. Honors presented included the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Service Award, the Excellence […]

Sydney Wicks

Psychology Graduate Student Chosen for Prestigious NSF Research Fellowship

  Congratulations to Sydney Wicks, who has been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. This fellowship provides three years of funding for research and graduate studies. Sydney is a 2nd year experimental graduate student mentored by Dr. Andy Hales. Great job, Sydney!

Call for Abstracts…2023 UM Conference on Psychological Science

Faculty and Students, The portal for submitting abstracts for the 8th annual UM Conference on Psychological Science will open March 1 at this link The conference will be Friday April 14 from 10-5 and abstracts are due by Wed, March 22 at 12 NOON. As we did in years prior, this year we are […]

Dr. Laura Johnson

Professor, Students Research Strengths Among Youth in Africa

Laura Johnson partners with Jane Goodall Institute’s Roots & Shoots program FEBRUARY 23, 2023 BY ERIN GARRETT OXFORD, Miss. – An expert on positive youth development, University of Mississippi psychology professor Laura Johnson is partnering with the Jane Goodall Institute, or JGI, to affect change among young people across countries in Africa. Johnson, who has a long history of collaboration with […]