February 2017

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Richard Chisolm

Richard Chisolm Chosen MDOT Assistant Chief Engineer

Professional advancement is always cause for joy, and Richard Chisolm has much to smile about these days. Since earning his civil engineering degree in 1995, the University of Mississippi alumnus has worked in the Mississippi Department of Transportation. Over more than two decades, the Madison resident has steadily been promoted from entry level engineer-in-training to his present position as assistant chief engineer in field operations. Read more...

Claire Hubacek

Co-Op Intern Yields Experience for CIS-Studio Art Major

Last spring, Claire Hubacek attended the University of Mississippi Engineering, Manufacturing & Technology Career Fair on a mission: to find a co-op position. After meeting with representatives from Toyota at the event, the Flowood native received a call from the company a week later. Read more...

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CIS Professor Named Region 4 Adviser of the Year

Last year, Byunghyun Jang won the University of Mississippi’s Excellence in Advising award. As winner of the campus award, he was nominated for additional recognition through the National Association of Academic Advisors. Read more...

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Cooper Tire Trainer Co-Teaches UM Engineering Wintersession

When Nichole Williams asked seven University of Mississippi students to draw a pig on graph paper, they all thought it would be easy. But the chemical engineering alumna, who has found career success at Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. in Tupelo, wasn’t the least bit impressed. Read more...

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