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  • The C Spire Tech Experience brings notable speakers and robots to campus

    The C Spire Tech Experience brings notable speakers and robots to campus

    A major technology event featuring nationally acclaimed speakers and cutting-edge demonstrations came to the Ole Miss campus this week, and they brought robots. A robot with school spirit greeted guests. He was programmed to give the "fins up" sign and say "Hotty Toddy!" CTX – the C Spire Tech Experience –... Read More

    ACT 7 Experience at Meek School is a magazine industry success

    ACT 7 Experience at Meek School is a magazine industry success

    The magazine business has changed radically over the past two decades, and John Harrington has learned a lot. Harrington, a partner of Harrington Associates, and the former editor/publisher of The New Single Copy, spoke Thursday afternoon in the Meek School of Journalism and New Media's Overby Center auditorium on the topic:... Read More

    Envisioning the future of media: How would you design a Farley Hall addition?

    Envisioning the future of media: How would you design a Farley Hall addition?

    In the University of Mississippi's Meek School of Journalism and New Media J101 Introduction to Mass Communications class this semester, also known as The Media Rewind, students have been learning about the history of media and envisioning its future through a number... Read More

    Opinion: What the 'It Starts With MEek' campaign taught me

    Opinion: What the 'It Starts With MEek' campaign taught me

    Processed with VSCO with c1 preset It Starts With MEek is a campaign that affects every student on and off campus. Behind each talk is an obstacle every human being faces at least once - racism, sexism, homophobia. The first event I attended was led... Read More

    Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: Meek School African American alumni discuss professional experiences

    Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: Meek School African American alumni discuss professional experiences

    The Meek School of Journalism and New Media recently concluded its "It Starts With Meek" campaign promoting diversity and inclusivity. Two panels were called "Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow." A panel of African American Meek School alumni discussed their experiences as students and professionals. The first panel was moderated by Jesse Holland, an Associated... Read More

    UM Association of Black Journalists welcomes media professionals

    UM Association of Black Journalists welcomes media professionals

    The University of Mississippi Association of Black Journalists sponsored "Guidance Matters" on Saturday, April 22, at the Overby Center. Professionals and UM faculty critiqued student work and led a workshop for students about careers, resumes and portfolios. Participating were: Toni Avant, director of the UM Career Center; Kym Clark, WMC-TV... Read More

    Have lunch with the Billion Dollar Buyer: Tilman Fertitta to speak at UM Pavilion May 5

    Have lunch with the Billion Dollar Buyer: Tilman Fertitta to speak at UM Pavilion May 5

    In today’s fast-paced, media-rich society, it’s easy to brand someone a celebrity. Success can rise and fall in an instant, and celebrities disappear as quickly as they emerge. Roller coaster reputations are common, on the top one day and plunging into relative obscurity the next.  Not so, for the... Read More

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