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UM Senior from Oxford Excels in CIS Studies

With first and last names very similar to the founder and president of Microsoft, it is not too surprising that Will Gates chose computer and information science as his college major. During his tenure as a University of Mississippi undergraduate, the talented senior from Oxford has soared to success, achieving academic honors and rare extracurricular opportunities. Read more...

Chas Smithers

Recent Alumnus Casey Pearce Joins Woods Society

Just three years after earning a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, University of Mississippi alumna Casey Pearce is generously giving back to her alma mater. Read more...

Civil Engineering Alumnus Bill Rigby Achieves Naval Notoriety

Over the four decades since he graduated from the University of Mississippi, the Birmingham resident has risen through the ranks of the U.S. Navy. Presently, Rigby is general manager for the base operating support contract on Diego Garcia, a remote British atoll in the Indian Ocean. Read more...

Ramanarayanan Viswanathan

Dwight Waddell Joins Electrical Engineering, Heads New Biomedical Emphasis

An associate professor of health, exercise science and recreation management since 2006, Waddell is the newest associate professor of electrical engineering. Starting July 1, his tasks will include coordinating a new biomedical engineering emphasis within the department, with a long-term goal of developing a bachelor’s degree program in biomedical engineering. Read more...

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