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Students in the School of Dentistry stand at attention, waiting for their turn on the stage at the University of Mississippi Medical Center's 65th annual commencement held May 28 at the Mississippi Coliseum.

UMMC graduates persevere despite pandemic-driven disruptions

Friday, May 28, 2021

The University of Mississippi’s 65th commencement is one for the record books. While the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Health Related Professions, Graduate Studies in the Health Science, and Population Health held virtual graduations in 2020 due to the pandemic, the Class of 2021 was able to gather at the Mississippi Coliseum – but divided into three ceremonies over two days. Each event was marked by a smaller crowd of friends and family than in previous years. Congratulations to this special group of health care professionals! Read More

Rosemary Williamson, 14, a Clinton resident, winces as Kate Morgan, ambulatory nurse, administers a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.

UMMC experts: COVID-19 shots good for children 12 and older

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Mississippi youths ages 12 to 15 are now eligible to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the Medical Center’s vaccination clinic in the Jackson Medical Mall Thad Cochran Center. Pediatric experts say the expansion of the vaccine distribution to a younger age group will keep children and communities safer. Read More

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