Be sure to mark your calendars for the 2018 SEC Academic Conference, scheduled for April 7-10 at Auburn University in Auburn, Ala. The event is entitled Cyber Security: A Shared Responsibility, and in addition to lively student challenges and compelling faculty panels, the SEC Academic Conference will feature nationally and internationally recognized experts as keynote speakers.
The Disaster Resilience Flagship Constellation will meet at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm. The meeting will include an overview of the UMMC Mississippi Center for Emergency Services, a brain storming session and a tour of the UMMC disaster response equipment. Ride sharing options may be avaialble for those travelling from Oxford to Jackson.
The Brain Wellness Flagship Constellation meeting previously scheduled to be held at the UMMC hospital in Grenada has been moved to the UMMC campus in Jackson. UM/Oxford personnel interested in participating in this meeting are encouraged to do so via WebEx. Please contact Beverly Brooks at email@example.com or 601-984-1641 for information on how to participate via telephone or WebEx.
UM/UMMC Research Day 2017 Priority Registration Window
Priority Registration is open now through March 22 for those interested in attending the third annual UM/UMMC Research Day, which will be held April 13, 2017, from 10am – 3pm, at the Inn at Ole Miss on the Oxford campus. This year’s event is themed “Nurturing Collaboration,” and will have a three-fold purpose:
The 2017 SEC Academic Conference will be held March 27-28 in Starkville, Mississippi, at The Mill Conference Center at Mississippi State University. Entitled “The Future of Water: Regional Collaboration on Shared Climate, Coastlines, and Watersheds,” this event will showcase contributions from researchers at SEC universities and from around the region.
The 3rd Annual University of Mississippi Research Day will be held Thursday, April 13, at the Inn at Ole Miss on the Oxford campus. Watch for details and registration information in UM Today and on the ORSP Web site in the coming weeks.
As announced in Chancellor Vitter’s Investiture address, the UM Flagship Constellations Initiative is designed to bring together a wide range of faculty to address some of the most difficult and complex problems facing our nation and world. Goals of the UM Flagship Constellations are to: