My mother works as a nurse navigator for a north Georgia hospital. Every day, she is calling patients and revealing to them their coronavirus test results, comforting those who are positive and celebrating with those who are negative.
With all of this happening, forcing me to stay in my Mississippi hometown, it makes me relish all that I have taken for granted these past years leading up to this – like all of the friendships I have made in just a few short months, or all of the sporting events that kept me on the edge of my seat.
Szabo does much more daily with the football team than just making videos. He helps support the coaches upon request, helping with technical and XOs digital (film database) problems that come up. He also instructs student video staff workers about what they should do daily and how each station needs to be filmed.
I first heard about the coronavirus while talking about current events in my journalism class about two months ago. At the time, I thought it wasn’t a serious issue and that it would go away within the next few weeks. Obviously, I was wrong about that.
Ole Miss Assistant Baseball Coach Carl Lafferty needed someone on staff with a strong discipline in baseball analytics to coach players at a higher level than ever before. This is where Chris Goudoras, director of operations and analytics expert, found his role.
As the world grows more health conscious, businesses like Herbalife remain popular because of social media
Many businesses today use the power of technology as their primary platform for product sales, advertisement, and communications. Nutrition companies, such as Herbalife, have created the national trend of selling their products exclusively through independent distributors.
University of Mississippi students and teachers are adjusting to a new way of life and learning as classes have Zoomed online during the COVID-19 pandemic.
University of Mississippi mechanical engineering students are shaping our future with technology by creating coding programs that help business save money and track production, and researching the creation of nanobots that may someday save lives.
Brewster is just one example of many Mississippi entrepreneurs who use Instagram to market their merchandise. Instagram and other social media sites have become a new marketplace for small businesses.
Oxford antique stores hold many treasures that you have to see in person to appreciate, but they face challenges competing with online shopping and websites like Ebay and Etsy.
Local electricity cooperative plans to offer fiber-optic internet service to 24,000 North Mississippians
North East Mississippi Electric Power Association has a new project in the works that will provide high-speed, fiber-optic internet service to 100 percent of its members.
Later, I became obsessed with the idea that one day I could have a job that I could travel the world and just take pictures of everything that held beauty. I think it is a really beautiful thing when someone can look at a picture and feel something emotional towards it.
Visit the Black Mirror Project education website to read student science fiction stories about media and technology
Are you a fan of “Black Mirror?” University of Mississippi School of Journalism and New Media students enrolled in one section of JOUR 101 have a “Black Mirror” themed class that envisions the future of technology and media after learning about its history.
Rebel Radio, the University of Mississippi-run radio station that airs live from the Student Media Center at Ole Miss, offers students an opportunity to become radio DJs and host their own shows. They recently created a weekly program that will shine a spotlight on Mississippi musicians.
Humans often have big ideas and dreams that could change our lives forever. Some may think about these ideas for months or years without attempting them. But others, like University of Mississippi student Prahar Patel, boldly move forward pursuing their dreams.
Water Boswell, 24, makes music with two bands. You’ll often see him playing with the band Curlers at local venues like Proud Larry’s, and sometimes he makes music at home with GarageBand, an iPhone app that enables Boswell to record music independently in the comfort of his Oxford home.
Lakia Taylor was inspired from birth by family members to create her own business. The University of Mississippi junior marketing major with a minor in entrepreneurship said her grandfather has his own upholstery business, and her dad was the first lease owner of Dairy Queen in Mississippi.
Oxford Vintage has faced transitions and challenges since the company was founded in 2008 by two Ole Miss students who wanted to cater to a fashion-forward crowd.
When University of Mississippi integrated marketing communication majors Lindy Goodson and Elizabeth Lanford were trying to come up with an outfit last year for (sorority) bid day, they never expected their creativity would lead to a business and office space at Insight Park on the UM Campus.
In an effort to reduce waste for our environment, more people are turning to used clothing. Thrift stores are popping up on every corner, and customers are looking for unique items. Whether it’s finding that perfect dress for formal or shoes that complete an outfit for a fraction of the price, there is treasure to be found at the bottom of bargain bins. Some people know how to capitalize on the treasures they find, and others add their own touch to clothing.
Oxford is a hot town for buying property. That has led some area real estate companies to double in size over the last decade.
Most people only dream of seeing their name on the big-screen, but for amateur filmmaker William Martinko, this dream has become a reality. Currently a sophomore at Temple University in Philadelphia, Martinko has been producing films since middle school, and his works range from gripping shorts to full-length features. In a world filled with so much noise, he has used his talent to make his voice and message heard loud and clear.