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  • National Politics Dominate Coming Overby Center Events

    National Politics Dominate Coming Overby Center Events

    An impressive combination of major political faces and popular television commentators will be featured at two separate events in the last week of September sponsored by the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics at Ole Miss. Stuart Stevens, a veteran Republican consultant who managed Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign in 2012, will be... Read More

    Professor Al Steele talks Oxford in new state tourism campaign

    Professor Al Steele talks Oxford in new state tourism campaign

    "Meet Alysia Burton Steele, author of Delta Jewels: In Search of My Grandmother's Wisdom, assistant journalism professor at the Meek School of Journalism and New Media, photographer and author. Learn how creativity abounds in Oxford as musicians, artists and writers alike find inspiration in its rich history, small-town charm and creative... Read More

    Alumni Update: Alex Cox Shockey and Rachel Hammons ('10, '14)

    Alumni Update: Alex Cox Shockey and Rachel Hammons ('10, '14)

    robin-and-students-one Just who is behind all those clever social media posts from FedEx? Two Meek School alums, of course. Alex Cox Shockey (pictured left ) and Rachel Hammons (pictured right), both communication specialists with FedEx, plan, create and oversee much of the social media... Read More

    Boss Yourself: Owning and Elevating Your Work

    Boss Yourself: Owning and Elevating Your Work

    On Monday, Sept. 26 at 4PM, Jacqueline Lee, the editor of DIME Magazine -- a hip, edgy startup publication out of Hattiesburg -- will be speaking at the Overby Center in a program entitled "Boss Yourself: Owning and Elevating Your Work" More information about Jackie Lee: Jackie has worked as a real estate agent, non-profit coordinator, marketing consultant festival... Read More

    Journalism Student Ariel Cobbert shadows ESPN photographer Bill Frakes

    Journalism Student Ariel Cobbert shadows ESPN photographer Bill Frakes

    Meek School and Daily Mississippian photojournalist Ariel Cobbert, right, had the opportunity to spend some time with noted ESPN and Sports Illustrated photojournalist Bill Frakes while Frakes was shooting a series for a profile on Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly. View story here: http://www.espn.com/espn/feature/story/_/id/17558362/behind-scenes-ole-miss-quarterback-chad-kelly Read More

    Secretary of the Navy Opens 10th Overby Center Season

    Secretary of the Navy Opens 10th Overby Center Season

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus returns to the Ole Miss campus this weekend and will make an appearance Friday evening as the first guest of the fall season at the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics. Mabus will take part in a conversation about his long career in public service... Read More

    IMC Student John David Santi II Earns Outdoor Scholarship

    IMC Student John David Santi II Earns Outdoor Scholarship

    MISSOULA, Montana – The Outdoor Writers Association of America awarded one of its three scholarships for the 2016-17 school year to John David Santi II, a junior studying integrated marketing and communications at the University of Mississippi. He received $1,500. OWAA’s Education Committee, chaired by Jack Ballard, reviewed scholarship applications,... Read More

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