More green coming to Ole Miss but glass goes to Memphis

The University of Mississippi is going green this week with campus wide events for environmental friendliness surround Arbor day on all sides.  Appropriately enough, trees led the charge for green week with two tours of various tree species on campus, and a planting ceremony to come on April 19. This year, the tree trail tour… Continue reading More green coming to Ole Miss but glass goes to Memphis

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Oxford aldermen check in to check OUTbus

Wednesday, the Oxford board of Aldermen held a commission to check in the the ongoing updates to the OUTbus transit system.  Commissioner Donna Gurley called the meeting to order as a progress report on the ongoing refits to the OUTbus fleet, and to check in with transit workers to see how students are responding to… Continue reading Oxford aldermen check in to check OUTbus

Ole Miss STEM students coming together

-Hannah Glass and Trenton Scaife   There’s one day a year when science and medical students come together to build unique solutions for persistent problems, from aiding coral reefs using cultured bacteria to setting up blind dates between fungi and algae. The third annual University of Mississippi Research Day will take place on April 13th,… Continue reading Ole Miss STEM students coming together

Ole Miss E-cycling

Like most colleges, the University of Mississippi goes through literal tons of technology, with year-to-year upgrades turning modern PCs into salvage.  The electronic waste, known as e-waste can't sit in a storage closet forever though. Instead the UM has them cleared away, and sent to be reused or recycled. This process starts with the office… Continue reading Ole Miss E-cycling

Campus cameras curb credit card fraud

  Universities are a prime target for credit card theft, but technology stems to put the bulls-eye on thieves with more cameras and more police effort. The University of Mississippi managed to cut credit card theft by more than half since 2009, bringing incidents down from 50 a year, to 18 in 2016, but a… Continue reading Campus cameras curb credit card fraud