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Aiden Ford blows up a balloon with second-year dental student Kyle Bryant, creating a wind-powered engine for a project during S.M.I.L.E. U.

Summer camp piques interest in dental careers for children across the state

Monday, June 10, 2024

Now in its second year, S.M.I.L.E. U, the week-long summer camp at the School of Dentistry, expands its reach with a new health fair for Pre-K through third grade students. Read More

Nursing student Earlie Garth practices taking vital signs in the UMMC School of Nursing's simulation center at the South Oxford Center. Looking on is classmate Allie White.

UMMC School of Nursing’s traditional BSN track opens in Oxford

Monday, June 3, 2024

Now prospective nursing students can earn a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Nursing in four years in Oxford as well as in Jackson. The traditional BSN track and the one-year accelerated BSN program are both helping meet the need for more registered nurses in Mississippi and beyond. Read More

UMMC graduates urged to ‘look for the joy’ during the essential work ahead

More than 900 graduates from the University of Mississippi’s health sciences schools are poised to take on challenges conferred on them by their brand-new degrees. Among those who participated in UMMC’s 68th annual Commencement on Friday were two graduates from “a long line of nurses.” Actually, from the same line.

Published on Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Photos: Some of the Class of 2024's best commencement moments are captured here

Loved ones and distinguished guests gathered on May 24 to applaud students from the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s Class of 2024. More than 760 of the 942 graduates accepted their diplomas on the stage of the Mississippi Coliseum.

Published on Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Asylum Hill discoveries: They’re something personal

For the past year-and-a-half, on a portion of the Medical Center campus, graves holding the remains of patients who resided at a long-shuttered institution have yielded an assortment of personal items. Many are as poignant as they are revealing.

Published on Monday, May 20, 2024

Bower Foundation MSN graduates educating next generation of nurses

Building a Stronger Future for Nursing in Mississippi, funded by a $3.8 million grant from the Bower Foundation, has graduates who are now nursing educators. The project provided scholarships and stipends for registered nurses to earn their MSN degrees at the UMMC School of Nursing.

Published on Monday, May 20, 2024

#2024UMMCGrad: Nathan Campbell’s scientific training at UMMC began in high school

Published on Monday, May 20, 2024

UMMC School of Nursing Alumni honors spotlight Mangum, Riddick

Published on Monday, May 13, 2024

School of Dentistry begins two-year research project to improve children’s oral health

Published on Monday, May 13, 2024

#2024UMMCGrad: Aaron Winters captures smiles with community outreach

Published on Monday, May 13, 2024

#2024UMMCGrad: Preston Ivy champions oral health at home and abroad

Published on Monday, May 13, 2024

#2024UMMCGrad: Estelle Blair balances medical school and motherhood – single, but not alone

Published on Monday, May 6, 2024

‘Unmatched’ mentor, exemplary educators celebrated

Published on Monday, May 6, 2024

#2024UMMCGrad: SHRP grad tinkers with career change, contributes to health care improvements

Published on Monday, April 29, 2024

New program is a case of requested development

Published on Monday, April 22, 2024

#2024UMMCGrad: ER doc masters population health

Published on Monday, April 15, 2024

Technological advances reshape rapidly evolving class settings at SHRP

Published on Monday, April 15, 2024

SHRP recognizes Alumnus of the Year, Early Career Achievement award winners

Published on Monday, April 8, 2024

School of Dentistry pilots after-hours clinic

Published on Monday, April 1, 2024

Match Day reveals residencies for UMMC medical students

Published on Monday, March 18, 2024

Expansion and curricular transformation on School of Nursing dean’s agenda

Published on Monday, March 11, 2024

Hall receives SEC award

Published on Monday, February 26, 2024

Dr. Tina Martin named UMMC School of Nursing dean

Published on Monday, February 26, 2024

UMMC Schools of Dentistry, Nursing team up to tackle HPV

Published on Monday, February 19, 2024

The asylum connection: Artist unravels his family’s secret history

Published on Monday, February 19, 2024