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October 2018

Early Entry Football Tour

The newest Early Entry class earned nearly $2 million in scholarships to cover its next four years of undergraduate studies. Read more.

Yielding familyOle Miss Pharmacy Becomes Tradition for Yielding Family

First-year student pharmacists and cousins Lauren Yielding Black and Audrey Yielding looked no farther than their own dinner table when they were searching for their career paths, finding inspiration from 1992 Ole Miss pharmacy alumnus Frank Yielding. Read More.

Tia HollowayStudent Pharmacist Begins Journey to Dream Career

Jackson native Tia Holloway’s journey to pharmacy school took a different route than she originally planned, but Holloway is excited to reach her destination. Read More.



Wilma WilbanksAlumni Insight: Wilma Wilbanks

Wilma Wilbanks (BSPh 81) is a pharmacist with Walgreens in Cleveland, Mississippi, and was recently installed as president of Delta Gamma Fraternity’s 2018-2020 Council. Read More.


UM Pharmacy Diabetes Research Moves Forward with Project Proposals

After completing in-depth discussions with diabetes patients and stakeholders throughout the state, University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy faculty and students are turning research questions into project proposals. Read More.


Social Moments

Finebaum Shot#OperationImmunization hits #SECNation and @SECNetwork! @OleMissAPhAASP making sure @finebaum is ready for flu season!

Research in LabThirteen must be our lucky number because we are lucky to have great faculty and researchers that help us rank 13th among colleges of pharmacy in extramural funding!

Health Fair#olemisspharmacy students participated in a health screening at Fred’s in Batesville sponsored by the Center for Clinical and Translational Science in partnership with the Mississippi State Department of Health.


Back to School BashThe #phamily kicked off the new school year knocking down pins at the Back to School Bash!


The School of Pharmacy and the National Center for Natural Products Research will host the 2018 Coy W. Waller Distinguished Lecture on Friday, Oct. 19 at 11 a.m. in the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts. Mahmoud ElSohly, research professor in the Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and professor of pharmaceutics at UM, will discuss “Building on the Legacy of Coy Waller at Ole Miss.” More information here.

Ole Miss Pharmacy is accepting applications for admission at the site from now until March 1, 2019. For more information, contact Chelsea Bennett at

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