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April 2021

Outside of Thad Cochran Research Center

Pharmacy School Resources Aid Graduate Students’ Research

At the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, undergraduate students have opportunities to gain hands-on experience to prepare them for careers in pharmacy. It’s no different for graduate students, who undertake research at the school that can make a real difference in lives around the state and region. Fortunately for these students, they receive lots of help along the way. 

Allyson BrennanPharmacy More than Skin-Deep for Emogene & Co. Founder

Allyson Gregory Brennan didn’t set out to be an entrepreneur. However, Brennan’s pharmaceutical career took that turn when she wanted better ingredients in her skin-care products. With that motivation, the University of Mississippi alumna started Emogene & Co., a skin-care line with clean ingredients to improve skin function and promote healthier skin.

Katie McClendonKatie McClendon Receives Diversity Innovator Award

Congratulations to our own Katie McClendon on receiving a 2021 Diversity Innovator Award! The award goes to faculty and staff who are leaders in making the university a more equitable environment for all.


Alexcia stands and shows off her white coatStellar Student: Alexcia Carr

Second-year student pharmacist Alexcia Carr was made for pharmacy. With a giving attitude, she is already serving her community as part of the university’s COVID-19 Call Center. Learn more about the call center and stellar student Carr!

Sharing the Positivity

Amanda CapinoCongratulations to Amanda Capino, University of Mississippi Medical Center Norman C. Nelson Order of Teaching Excellence recipient from the School of Pharmacy! The award is based on the nominee’s dedication to students through innovative teaching, engagement and mentorship.

Social Media Moments

We were excited to host some of our admitted #OleMissPharmacy students for the fall semester so they could get to know the school and their new classmates a little more!

Sending a big THANK YOU to all our students, faculty and staff helping to vaccinate the Ole Miss community!

The newest members of our family are already showing their school spirit. Give them a big welcome!


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