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Students organize flu shot drive

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Students immunized more than 300 people on campus last year.

Members of the American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists are providing flu shots in multiple locations on campus this year. The events are being held in conjunction with Operation Immunization, a national awareness campaign. By partnering with UM athletics and other entities on campus, the drive is larger than ever.


Undergraduates participate in advanced research internship

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Ashlee Colbert (front row, center) and Michael Concepcion-Santana (front row, right) with Robert Doerksen (back row, far right) and his research group.

Two students received a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity this summer through the Research Experiences for Undergraduates program. Funded by the National Science Foundation, the program allowed visiting undergraduates Ashlee Colbert and Michael ConcepciĆ³n-Santana to work with Robert Doerksen, associate professor of medicinal chemistry, on computational chemistry projects.


Professor presents overseas lecture on breast cancer research

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Dale Nagle (second from right) attended the first joint U.S.-China Summit for Marine Biotechnology in August.

As part of a groundbreaking new event, pharmacognosy professor Dale Nagle lectured on breast cancer research to an international audience. The first joint U.S.-China Summit for Marine Biotechnology was an opportunity for meaningful connections among those researching marine natural products and biotechnology.


School honors faculty for research, innovation and service

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Stephen J. Cutler (left), Kristine L. Willett, Gary D. Theilman and Tracy A. Brooks

The School of Pharmacy recognized four faculty members this summer for their outstanding work, which includes obtaining competitive grants, publishing research articles, creating classroom software and serving in national organizations.


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Admissions counselors recruit top students in region

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Lauren Rowlett (left) and Megan Upchurch

Since joining the school’s staff in July, Megan Upchurch and Lauren Rowlett have enjoyed telling prospective students about the benefits of an Ole Miss pharmacy degree. The two regional admissions counselors have revamped recruitment efforts and will be traveling to a number of cities in the Southeast throughout the semester.


Alumni Calendar of Events

Oct. 4 — UM vs. Alabama Tailgate — Sponsored by Walgreens

Oct. 17 — School of Pharmacy Research Poster Session, Oxford

Oct. 18 — UM vs. Tennessee Tailgate — Sponsored by Cardinal Health

Nov. 21 — Coy W. Waller Distinguished Lecture, Oxford, Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts, 10 a.m.

Save the Date

April 17-18, 2015 — Pharmacy Alumni Weekend, Oxford