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Nursing students joined members of the Mississippi Nurse Honor Guard for a ceremony passing a lamp, symbolizing the light of knowledge.

Rich history, bright future: UMMC School of Nursing celebrates 75th anniversary

Monday, November 6, 2023

Alumni, faculty and students celebrated 75 years of nursing education for the UMMC School of Nursing Friday. The first academic nursing program in the state began as part of the School of Medicine in Oxford but moved to Jackson in 1956. The anniversary comes as the school anticipates construction of a new home on the Medical Center campus. Read More

It was a packed house one day last week for a lecture by Dr. Heather Drummond, professor of physiology and biophysics. indicative of UMMC's overall enrollment picture.

Go figure: Overall enrollment is up again

Monday, November 6, 2023

With some campus schools showing increases, the Medical Center recorded another high for the number of learners enrolled in the fall, counting residents and fellows. High also: their quality and commitment. Read More

SOPH advances research agenda with ‘explosive growth’

In just the last six months, SOPH researchers have been awarded 18 grants totaling more than $16.7 million. The funding boosts projects aimed at improving public health issues in Mississippi.

Published on Monday, October 23, 2023

Graduate School honors two distinguished alumni for first time

Early Career Achievement alumna Dr. Erin Taylor, left, assistant professor of physiology and biophysics, and Distinguished alumna Dr. Babbette LaMarca, chair and professor of pharmacology and toxicology, were honored as trailblazers with exemplary research careers.

Published on Monday, October 23, 2023

Front and Center: Gabrielle “Gabi” Morris

For as long as she could, Gabrielle “Gabi” Morris kept her secret from almost everyone. The secret has a name – and when she learned it, she saw nothing ahead of her but a life of embarrassment and anger. Instead, it gave her a purpose and set her on a personal journey toward a destination she has reached at last.

Published on Monday, October 16, 2023

Audiology student relishes ‘full circle’ moment after childhood hearing loss

Nearly 20 years after being fitted for his first hearing aids at UMMC, John Williams is a doctor of audiology student in the program’s inaugural class.

Published on Monday, October 9, 2023

UMMC School of Nursing adding traditional BSN to Ole Miss campus in 2024

Published on Monday, September 18, 2023

Medical Center staff reap honors

Published on Monday, August 21, 2023

Revolution evolution: Coming curriculum model breaks century-old mold

Published on Monday, August 14, 2023

Murphy takes the reins as dean of Graduate School

Published on Monday, August 14, 2023

Dobbs serves on national committee making recommendations on health equity

Published on Monday, August 7, 2023

Simulations with UMMC Police give nursing students experience in de-escalating conflict

Published on Monday, July 31, 2023

They ‘made our profession better’: Hall of Fame pays homage to distinguished physicians

Published on Monday, July 31, 2023

MSU interns work with mentors to design biomedical solutions

Published on Monday, July 24, 2023

GivePulse offers new way to grow volunteering at UMMC

Published on Monday, July 17, 2023

Garner ready to pitch perfect programs as new SHRP dean

Published on Monday, July 3, 2023

State, UMMC leaders break ground on new School of Nursing

Published on Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Griggs recognized for decades of dental materials research

Published on Monday, June 26, 2023

Granger retires after 33 years at UMMC

Published on Monday, June 26, 2023

School of Nursing preparing for June 28 groundbreaking, construction of new facility

Published on Monday, June 19, 2023

Summer school for these kids means lessons in dentistry

Published on Monday, June 12, 2023

Mother’s dream of a nursing career inspires endowed nursing scholarship at UMMC

Published on Monday, June 5, 2023

Photos: Capturing memories of the Class of 2023

Published on Tuesday, May 30, 2023

‘Science mom,’ ‘superb mentor,’ Alexander secures ace educator award

Published on Monday, May 22, 2023

#UMMCGrad2023: Late bloomer finds his way following three loves

Published on Monday, May 22, 2023