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8 hrs ago | Newms360.com

Kirkland to lead UM World Class Teaching Program

Veteran educator Tammy Kirkland has joined the University of Mississippi School of Education as director of the UM World Class Teaching Program.

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12 hrs ago | Trenchless Technology

North American Tunneling Conference Attracts Record Crowd

The North American Tunneling Conference, held June 22-25 at the JW Marriott in Los Angeles, drew a record crowd, highlighting the strength of the tunneling market in the United States and Canada.

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Related Topix: Colorado School of Mines, Purdue University

16 hrs ago | Time

A White Gay Man and a Black Woman Hug It Out

In the name of an open dialogue on race, two sides of a divisive opinion try to come together in an online chat Last month, Time.com posted a piece, " Dear Black Women : White Gays Are Your Allies, So Don't Push Us Away," by regular contributor Steve Friess responding to University of Mississippi student Sierra Mannie's op-ed, " Dear White Gays : ... (more)

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, University of Georgia

20 hrs ago | Mother Jones

"I Pay Taxes Out My Ass But They Still Harrass Me": 11 Amazing Songs About Police Brutality

Last Friday, just days after Michael Brown was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, 29-year-old North Carolina rapper J. Cole uploaded the stirring tribute " Be Free " to his SoundCloud, dedicating it to "every young black man murdered in America."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones, Black Entertainment, Ice Cube, Rap

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

The Unnerving Precedent Of Using The National Guard To Quell Civil Unrest

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announced early Monday that he was bringing in troops from the Missouri National Guard to help contain demonstrations that have at times turned violent in the Saint Louis suburb of Ferguson.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Newms360.com

Cameras and connections: Photos capture artist's own enthusiasm

But photography is more about attachment than detachment for Milly West. The Oxford resident connects with people and places, and she gets excited by the results.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Oxford, MS, Mississippi, Clarksdale, MS, Glendora, MS

Hattiesburg American

Engagement: Haley Fowler & Samuel Gregory

Haley is also the daughter of the late Mr. James Robert Fowler, Jr. of Hattiesburg.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Childersburg, AL, Mississippi College

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Browning named Dispatch managing editor

As interim managing editor, Browning oversees the newsroom and is responsible for guiding news and sports coverage.

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Related Topix: Mississippi

The Daily Caller

More Proof Racism Is EVERYWHERE All The Time

The Daily Caller's Alphabet of Racism pushes on with the latest collection of stuff you might not know is racist.

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Related Topix: US News, Conservative Political News

Vicksburg Post

Daigre, Donohue join Peltz in circuit clerk race

Two candidates entered the race for circuit clerk in Warren County, including the second-place finisher from the last time voters chose a clerk.

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Related Topix: Warren County, MS

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Sunherald.com

The judge in the GOP Senate challenge

Highlights of his career include: - The Mississippi Bar directory shows McGehee was admitted to practice law in August 1977.

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Related Topix: Mississippi

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Daily Caller

America's 11 Hottest College Professors

Choosing a college should really come down to the academics and lifestyle involved.

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Related Topix: University of Alabama, Conservative Political News, US News

Sunherald.com

MGCCC, Mississippi State joining forces to offer engineering degrees

Mississippi State University will be working with Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College to offer engineering degrees at Gulf Coast's Jackson County campus.

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Related Topix: Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS, Jackson County, MS, Gautier, MS, Starkville, MS

The Mississippi Press

Gulf Coast Neighbors: Jacob Craven begins biology studies at Ole Miss but in the meantime acts, performs

Acting in plays, playing the drums, and doing community service on the Mayor's Youth Council are just some of the experiences that Jacob Craven will take with him when he begins his freshman year at the University of Mississippi later this month.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi

Panolian

Panola County Artists

Panola County artists are invited to participate in a free small business workshop Wednesday, August 13 at the University of Mississippi Small Business Development Center catered exclusively to individuals in the creative arts industry.

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Related Topix: Panola County, MS, Batesville, MS

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Daily Sentinel Star

New Sovereignty Commission?

Ole Miss, the school in Oxford formerly known for tradition, is busily changing more things certain people consider politically incorrect.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Mississippi Business Journal

Olde Towne Drugs open in Brandon

Olde Towne Drugs is a full-service and compounding pharmacy that provides hormone replacement consultation and offers a throwback soda fountain with malts and milkshakes..

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Related Topix: Brandon, MS, Ridgeland, MS

Mississippi Business Journal

UM sets new fundraising record with $118M-plus in private support

"The commitment of our alumni and friends is truly inspiring," UM Chancellor Dan Jones said.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi

MediaShift

#EdShift Chat: Does Accreditation Help or Hurt J-Schools?

On Tuesday, August 12, our #EdShift chat will focus on accreditation in journalism schools.

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Related Topix: Journalism

Sat Aug 09, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Ole Miss or the University of Mississippi? What do you think?

The move could strike a nerve with some fans who worry it'll forever change the face of this deep south university.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, Oxford, MS, Terry, MS

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