Non-funding, non-event announcements.

Cyber Security Conference to be held at Auburn University, April 7-10, 2018

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.

Disaster Resilience Flagship Constellation Meeting in Jackson, Sept 19

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.

Brain Wellness Flagship Constellation Meeting in Jackson (previously Grenada) Sept 20

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 or 601-984-1641 for information on how to participate via telephone or WebEx. 


Research Day is April 13; Priority Registration thru March 22.

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:

Advancing Mississippi Conference, June 8, 2017, Jackson MS

University Research Center (URC), a division of Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) is hosting its second annual “Advancing Mississippi” Conference on Thursday, June 8th in Jackson.

SEC Academic Conference: The Future of Water; March 27-28 in Starkville, MS

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.

UM Research Day 2017 Event will be April 13

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.


UM Flagship Constellations Initiative - Process and Timeline

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:

Updated Graduate Tuition Rate for Proposal Budgets

Effective immediately, please use the updated rate for of $3,821 per semester for full time (9-hours) graduate assistant tuition on sponsored project proposals.

These rates are posted on the Current Rates and Codes page of the ORSP website.


(updated 6/28/2016)