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UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES


The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

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Thu
13
Sep
Automated Attendance Training
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Weir Hall
FTDC: Learn to use the automated attendance classroom scanners and to use myOleMiss to view and update attendance records for your class.
Best Method to Embed Video into a Blackboard Course
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Weir Hall
FTDC: This training session will teach the best method for adding videos to your Blackboard course.
Inline Grading for Assignments in Blackboard
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Weir Hall
FTDC: Inline Grading is a feature in Blackboard which allows instructors to view, comment on, and grade student-submitted files in a web browser.
Managing Your Blackboard Content
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Weir Hall
FTDC: Learn ways to improve your Blackboard course management with Course Files, Course Copy, Date Management and Calendars.
Blackboard Adaptive Release
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Weir Hall
FTDC: Learn to use Adaptive Release in Blackboard to control the release of content to users based on a set of rules.
Using Rubrics in Blackboard
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Weir Hall
FTDC: Introduction to the Rubrics feature in Blackboard, which can be used to objectively evaluate and grade student work through Blackboard.
Classics Movie and Toga Party
6:00 PM
Bryant Hall, Elevator access through side door facing Fulton Chapel.
Arts and Culture: Join us for a viewing of Gladiator with pizza &drinks. BYOSheet and we'll show you how to wrap a toga so you can watch Roman style!
Hispanic Heritage Series - 'Sealed Cargo', film
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Lamar Hall
Invitation: Carga Sellada, a 2015 Bolivian film that combines humor and drama with a 'green' message about the global waste crisis.
Artist Reception: George Tobolowsky
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
University of Mississippi Museum, University of Mississippi Museum
Invitation: Welcome sculpture artist George Tobolowsky's exhibit at the UM Museum, around Oxford, and on the UM Campus.
The Hot Sardines
7:30 PM
Ford Center for the Performing Arts
Ford Center: Fueled by the belief that classic jazz feeds the heart and soul, the Hot Sardines are on a mission to make old sounds new again.
Mon
17
Sep
Technology Enhancement Week
12:00 AM
Weir Hall
FTDC: FTDC will host its annual Technology Enhancement Week, September 17-21.
Best Method to Embed Video into a Blackboard Course
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Weir Hall
FTDC: This training session will teach the best method for adding videos to your Blackboard course.
Inline Grading for Assignments in Blackboard
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Weir Hall
FTDC: Inline Grading is a feature in Blackboard which allows instructors to view, comment on, and grade student-submitted files in a web browser.
Blackboard Blogs, Wikis, and Journals
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Weir Hall
FTDC: Learn more about each tool and how you can integrate them into your Blackboard course.
Qualtrics: Online Surveys and Assessments Workshop
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Weir Hall
FTDC: Participants will develop a survey, experiment with logic and modules, insert scoring, distribute the survey, and analyze results.
'Between the Curling Flower Spaces'
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Barnard Observatory, Tupelo Room
Brown Bag: Special Monday Lecture by Farrell Evans
Constitution Day Commemoration Debate
12:30 PM
Robert C Khayat Law Center, Weems Auditorium
Campus News: Two law professors and Constitution law scholars will debate on 'Interpreting the Constitution: What is Originalism and Is It a Good Idea?'
Automated Attendance Training
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Weir Hall
FTDC: Learn to use the automated attendance classroom scanners and to use myOleMiss to view and update attendance records for your class.
Live Interactive Video Conferencing
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Weir Hall
FTDC: Learn the basics of the University's web conferencing platform and see how it can be used.
Managing Your Blackboard Content
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Weir Hall
FTDC: Learn ways to improve your Blackboard course management with Course Files, Course Copy, Date Management and Calendars.
Thu
11
Oct
Grad student volunteers sought for SFA Symposium
12:00 AM
Various campus and Oxford locations
Conferences: SFA invites grad students to volunteer for the SFA Fall Symposium.
Digital Humanities and Biographical Research on Slavery
9:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Bryant Hall, 5:45 P.M.
Lectures: Public Lecture on Global Africa:Digital Humanities and Biographical Research on Slavery,' Thursday, 8 November 2018, 209 Bryant Hall, 5:45
Locating Funding Opportunities with PIVOT
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Weir Hall
Research: A workshop for faculty and staff on strategies for locating grant opportunities and collaborators using the PIVOT database.
Brown Bag: The Place and History of Faulkner Family
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
J.D. Williams Library, Faulkner Room, Archives and Special Collections, 3rd Floor
Brown Bag: Join us on Thursday for the next Archives Fall Brown Bag Lecture in the Faulkner Room, 3rd floor, JD Williams Library.
Home Place Pastures Field Trip
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Home Place Pastures, Como, MS
Sustainability: Join us for a Food Day tour of Home Place Pastures, a sustainable pastured animal farm in Como, MS. Transportation provided; RSVP required.
Hispanic Heritage Series - 'Summer 1993-Film
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Lamar Hall
Arts and Culture: Spain's official entry to the Academy Awards, 'Estiu 1993' is '.. one of the most impressive Spanish films of the year.' El Pais
Library Research Workshop for Honors College Students
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
J.D. Williams Library, 106E, 1st floor, JD Williams Library
Invitation: Week one: Humanities - Learn how to locate primary resources and use library resources.
Tue
16
Oct
Digital Humanities and Biographical Research on Slavery
9:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Bryant Hall, 5:45 P.M.
Lectures: Public Lecture on Global Africa:Digital Humanities and Biographical Research on Slavery,' Thursday, 8 November 2018, 209 Bryant Hall, 5:45
Dept of BioMolecular Sciences Guest Seminar
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thad Cochran Research Center, TCRC 2066
Lectures: Dr. Noelle Anastasio will present a seminar entitled, 'Serotonin: Glutamate Synergy in Substance Use Disorder Relapse-Related Behaviors'
UM MSBDC Cash Flow for your Business Plan (Oxford)
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Small Business Development Center, MSBDC Training Room, 122 Jeanette Phillips Drive, University, MS 38677
Invitation: This seminar demonstrates the process of establishing and analyzing cash flow projection numbers for your business plan.
UM MSBDC Starting a Business - First Steps (Tupelo)
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Renasant Center for IDEAs, 398 East Main Street, Tupelo, MS 38801
Invitation: Are you interested in starting your own business, but don't know where to begin?
NIH Overview and Proposal Development
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Weir Hall
Research: This workshop will cover the structure, mission and goals of the National Institutes of Health, and a basic overview of proposal development
Oxford Science Cafe': The chemistry of wheat!
6:00 PM - 7:10 PM
Uptown Coffee, 265 North Lamar Boulevard, Oxford, MS 38655
Invitation: Science is fun at the Oxford Science Cafe'! Join us for an exciting presentation by Dr. Susan D. Pedigo (University of Mississippi)
St. Lawrence String Quartet
7:30 PM
Ford Center for the Performing Arts
Ford Center: The St. Lawrence String Quartet is a Canadian string quartet, and one of Canada's premier chamber ensembles.

Ongoing Exhibits

A Peek at eGrove: UM's New Institutional Repository
October 8 - October 10
Faulkner Room, Archives and Special Collections, 3rd Floor
Lectures: Open Access Week: Learn how an institutional repository can help to support open access projects like journal publishing and data depositing
Open Access Week: Avoiding Predatory Publishers
October 8 - October 10
106E, 1st floor, JD Williams Library
Invitation: This session, designed for graduate students and pre-tenure faculty, helps researchers identify predatory publishers.
The UM Libraries Has an Open Access Fund: a Celebration
October 8 - October 10
Faulkner Room, Archives and Special Collections, 3rd Floor
Invitation: Open Access Week: This will be an open, social mixer and the official rollout of the Libraries Open Access Fund.