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FOX8: Local ‘Idol’ contestant hopes dance with Jennifer Lopez is first of many moments

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) — A University of Mississippi engineering major hopes to be the next American Idol, and Michael Simeon knows it’s not just about the song. Read more...


Four Find Freshmen Ventures Fantastic

Like modern-day explorers out to discover the New World, four engineering students recently traveled to Washington, D.C., in search of the next big thing. For these freshmen in the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, the answer is the resurgence of NASA’s aerospace program. Read more...


Tejas Pandya Joins Mechanical Engineering

A year ago, Tejas Pandya was in search of a great opportunity to pursue research and teaching. He stumbled upon a notice about a faculty position in the University of Mississippi School of Engineering and applied. The rest, as they say, is history. Read more...


Jeremy Rice Enjoying Career of Dreams

Jeremy Rice has lots to smile about these days. Enjoying his 15th year in the U.S. Army, the University of Mississippi civil engineering alumnus leads the Mechanics Group within the Army Propulsion Lab, a branch of the Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center at the Redstone Arsenal. He also recently finished his doctorate in mechanical and aerospace engineering at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, where he and his family reside. Read more...

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