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Seven Freshmen Enter School of Engineering With Impressive Achievements

As the fall 2013 semester begins, seven incoming freshmen have already impressed University of Mississippi School of Engineering faculty and staff with their outstanding high school achievements. Read more...

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DeSoto County MSMS Student Receives Inaguaral MSMS Scholarship

Kimberly Thames (BChE '06) fondly remembers her tenure as a student both at the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science and in the University of Mississippi School of Engineering. Desiring to help provide that experience to others, she recently established the MSMS Engineering Scholarship, which has been awarded to a deserving freshman from DeSoto County. Read more...

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Engineering Students Maximize Their Co-Op Experiences

In today's competitive job markets, college students are under great pressure to make themselves stand out among higher numbers of job seekers for lower numbers of positions. Ole Miss engineering students such as Colin Wattigney of New Orleans and Paul Furr of Pontotoc are taking advantage of cooperative education programs to give themselves a competitive edge. Read more...

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Davidson Becomes New Chair of Geology and Geological Engineering

When Gregg Davidson joined the UM Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, he was one of many new faculty looking to have immediate impact upon the direction of a program that at the time had experienced a large amount of turnover. Read more...

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Dean, Professor Emeritus Kai-Fong Lee Enjoying Retirement

Kai Fong Lee has not been resting on his laurels since retiring as a professor of electrical engineering at the University of Mississippi two years ago. After relocating with his wife, Alice, to San Jose, Calif., the dean emeritus keeps a full itinerary, alternately dividing his time between presenting at professional workshops and conferences and traveling the globe. Read more...

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Katrina Motivated 'Game Changer' Software for UM Alumnus

An Ole Miss alumnus' frustration after Hurricane Katrina was the motivation for software called a 'game-changer' in disaster debris removal. In fact, eight years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Mississippi and Louisiana coasts, the software is changing the way other areas stricken by natural disasters handle the immense job of removing debris. Read more...

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