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November 2016

Civil Rights Milestone

November 1, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Overby Center, 555 Grove Loop, Suite 247
University, MS 38677 United States
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James Meredith’s idea that led to an assassination attempt on his life and a fractious finish by competing civil rights leaders in 1966 will be recalled on its 50th anniversary by Aram Goudsouzian, author of “Down to the Crossroads,” a book on the subject; Marvin King, Ole Miss political science professor; and Charles Overby and Overby Fellow Curtis Wilkie, who were journalists at the time.

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Landshark Tank Pitch Competition

November 2, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Conner Hall, 67 Galtney Lott Plaza
University, MS 38677 United States
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Students have the opportunity to present their business’s elevator pitch for a shot at $1,000 in prizes, and the opportunity to improve their business plans. Students present their pitches for two minutes to a panel of judges. Those with the winning elevator pitch are encouraged to develop a full business plan. The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) believes that the power of higher education is fully represented in successful student start-up ventures that benefit our community and state, and…

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Ole Miss in Africa

November 2, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Overby Center, 555 Grove Loop, Suite 247
University, MS 38677 United States
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Meek School of Journalism and New Media students, who traveled earlier this year to Zimbabwe and Namibia on a photo exhibition and study of wildlife management, will discuss and reflect on their project.

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Three-Minute Thesis – Graduate School

November 3, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Overby Center, 555 Grove Loop, Suite 247
University, MS 38677 United States
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Graduate students present their research in 3-minute time blocks. Research presented will reinforce the ability of higher education to transform lives, communities, and the world.

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Coy W. Waller Lecture

November 4, 2016 @ 11:00 am
Gertrude Castellow Ford Center for the Performing Arts, 351 University Ave.
University, MS 38677 United States
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Dr. John E. Murphy, Interim Dean of the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, will address the School of Pharmacy as part of the annual lecture to honor past pharmacy faculty, Dr. Coy Waller.

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Connecting Mississippi to the World

November 4, 2016 @ 3:30 pm
Joseph C. Bancroft Conference Room, 689 Grove Loop
University, MS 38677 United States
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Five Alumni of the Croft Institute for International Studies will discuss how their studies prepared them to pursue global careers.   This event will be held in Croft 107.

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“Little Pink Cyber-Nationalism and the Hot and Cool of China’s Millennials.”

November 7, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Joseph C. Bancroft Conference Room, 689 Grove Loop
University, MS 38677 United States
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Dr. Guobin Yang (UPenn). This event will be held in Croft 107.

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Saudi National and Cultural Festival

November 7, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts, 351 University Ave.
University, MS 38677 United States
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Our cultural theme will be represented throughout a documentary film show, Saudi traditional dance, Saudi heritage exhibit, cultural fair, and free Arabic coffee and food. There will be a special decoration that represents our culture in the exhibit. The Attire for the organizing committee members for the event will be our original clothes in our home country Saudi Arabia. Our goal is to represent our culture through our traditional dancing and some shows on stage including a comedian play with…

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From the Edge of Inside

November 8, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, 60 Sorority Circle
University, MS 38677 United States
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The events “From the Edge of Inside” might be free-wheeling faculty- or student-led conversations in our Honors lounge; or mini-concerts that call attention to quiet or racket and explore the nature of beauty; or a panel probing a divisive topic. We welcome your suggestions for topics and formats you would like to offer or coordinate. Join us “From the Edge of Inside” as we initiate a new conversational model for Honors and the University of Mississippi.

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A Screening of Select TED Talks Related to Education

November 9, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Residential College South, 100 Faculty Row
University , MS 38677 United States
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A screening of select TED Talks related to education, as curated and moderated by Dr. Denver Fowler of the School of Education. Residential College South #113

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