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Awards and Achievements

Undergraduate Awards Goldwater Scholarship Christian Boudreaux Noah Garrett Alyssa Stoner James Meredith Changemaker Award Finalist Logan Thomas Leaders for Tomorrow National Scholarship Brady Bass Destiny Kirksey Norquist Scholarship Daniel Cuenca Kayla Morgan Simon Nguyen Trent Smith
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Kennedy Earns Challenge of Excellence Award from local, state Exchange Clubs

By Alyssa Schnugg News editor Case Kennedy accepts the ACE Award from Exchange Club of Oxford member Kat King. Photo provided by the Oxford
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Dr. Yongjian Qiu and Anupa Wasti 2023

Biology Professor Receives NSF CAREER Award

Yongjian Qiu awarded $1 million to find biological solutions to agricultural challenges JUNE 7, 2023 BY DEBBIE NELSON The National Science Foundation has awarded University of Mississippi biologist Yongjian Qiu a $1 million grant to further his research into the effects of global warming
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Goldwater Scholarship winners 2023

Three UM Students Win Goldwater Scholarships

Prestigious STEM scholarships awarded to Mississippi natives April 3, 2023 by Erin Garrett For the second year in a row, three University of Mississippi students have been awarded Goldwater Scholarships in a single year. All native Mississippians, Christian Boudreaux, of Oxford; Noah
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Dr. Joshua Bloomekatz and Rabina Shrestha

Study Could Provide Insight Into Origin of Heart Defects

UM biologist receives National Institutes of Health award to study heart formation MARCH 15, 2023 BY ERIN GARRETT FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailCopy LinkSMSPrintFriendlyShare Biology professor Joshua Bloomekatz (left) and doctoral student Rabina Shrestha examine a tank of zebrafish.
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