August

Photos: A new year in building a healthier Mississippi

Published on Monday, August 14, 2017

Media Contact: Jay Ferchaud & Joe Ellis, photographers

It's selfie time for Justin Cabral and his School of Pharmacy  classmates, from left, Cain Young, Chad Bowman, Kristen Garcia, Ashton Smith, Alley Harper, Martin Love and Megan Harlow on their self-guided campus tour.
It's selfie time for Justin Cabral and his School of Pharmacy classmates, from left, Cain Young, Chad Bowman, Kristen Garcia, Ashton Smith, Alley Harper, Martin Love and Megan Harlow during their self-guided campus tour.

 

First-year dental student Audrey Fortin, right, responds exuberantly to classmate Sarah Stonefied during Bafa Bafa, an exercise that promotes awareness of cultural differences.
First-year dental student Audrey Fortin, right, responds exuberantly to classmate Sarah Stonefied during Bafa Bafa, an exercise that promotes awareness of cultural differences.

 

School of population heath students, from left, Xiaoqian Zhu, Yan Gao, Md. Mohiuddin Adnan and Shamsed Mahmud pore over the orientation schedule to find out their next stop. These students represent four-fifths of the School's inaugural class.
School of population heath students, from left, Xiaoqian Zhu, Yan Gao, Md. Mohiuddin Adnan and Shamsed Mahmud pore over the orientation schedule to find out their next stop. These students represent four-fifths of the school's inaugural class.

 

First-year medical students and their second-year prefects get acquainted and comfortable in the new School of Medicine's student lounge area.
First-year medical students and their second-year prefects get acquainted in the new School of Medicine building's student lounge area.

 

Radiation Science students swarm through the Rowland Medical Library during their first week of orientation.
Radiation Science students swarm through the Rowland Medical Library during their first week of orientation.

 

Students from the seven schools represented on campus respond to a speaker during an orientation assembly in the Student Union.
Students from the seven schools represented on campus respond to a speaker during an orientation assembly in the Norman C. Nelson Student Union.

 

First-year dental students, from left, Kalin McCate Roach and Jaleesa Dandridge work with their medical student counterparts, Alexis Mason and Anna Britt, in a training exercise known as Bafa Bafa, which is  designed to increase awareness of cultural differences.
From left, first-year dental students Kalin McCate Roach and Jaleesa Dandridge, work with their medical student counterparts Alexis Mason and Anna Britt, during a Bafa Bafa training exercise to increase awareness of cultural differences.

 

Niki Patel, left, a first-year student in the School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences, has a orientation day rendezvous with her sister Avani Patel, a third-year medical student.
Niki Patel, left, a first-year student in the School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences, has an orientation day rendezvous with her sister, Avani Patel, a third-year medical student.

 

April Loftin, an enrollee in the School of Nursing's RN-BSN bridge program, dives into the paperwork during orientation.
April Loftin, an enrollee in the School of Nursing's RN-BSN bridge program, dives into paperwork during orientation.