Mississippi Water Security Institute Hosts Lecture on Changing Delta Waterscape

Christopher Morris, professor of history at the University of Texas, Arlington, will speak on the environmental history of the lower Mississippi Delta, with a focus on the area’s waterscape as part of a public seminar hosted by the Mississippi Water Security Institute. Morris’ lecture, “Water, Water, Everywhere: A Wet History of the Delta,” will take … More Mississippi Water Security Institute Hosts Lecture on Changing Delta Waterscape

Community Spotlight: Sustainable Oxford

by Shannon Curtis, AmeriCorps VISTA – Sustainable Oxford In 1969, the United States committed itself to sustainability through the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969. This statement defined sustainability as: …to create and maintain conditions under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony, that permit fulfilling the social, economic, and other requirements of … More Community Spotlight: Sustainable Oxford

University Mounts For An Exciting Bike Month

University To Hold Series of Events Celebrating Bike Month BY: JOE SCOTT The University of Mississippi will be celebrating cycling all May, with UM Bike Month. Oxford and UM will join other communities across the nation in celebrating biking and encouraging people to get out and pedal all month. The month’s activities are being supported … More University Mounts For An Exciting Bike Month