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Jones: UM bucks enrollment trends

Keeping a balance of diverse students and pacing growth while making the University of Mississippi accessible to state residents is a goal Chancellor Dan Jones said Ole Miss has reached successfully. (October 1, 2013, Page 1, 14)

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    Ole Miss sets enrollment record

    Enrollment is up across the state at four-year institutions but mostly because of Ole Miss. (September 18, 2012, Page 1)

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      Students lean illustration techniques during intersession

      During a wintersession illustration class at the University of Mississippi Wednesday, students watched as acting assistant art professor Katherine Rhodes Fields demonstrated how to transfer images using a variety of techniques.

      Dabbing wintergreen or clove oil on the back of a printed image and using a large wooden spoon, the students watched as Fields transferred a sketch, newspaper photograph and magazine pictures onto a plain piece of paper.

      The technique is often used to create collages, Fields said, or to allow artists to take an image from their sketch pad and transfer it to another media. (January 7, 2011, Page 1B)

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        Record numbers enroll at UM

        The University of Mississippi set a new enrollment record with the largest freshman class ever in the 162-year history of Ole Miss, numbers are also up for total enrollment at UM. With 3,089 new freshman on campus, the university saw a 19.9 percent increase over last fall. Preliminary enrollment figures show UM’s total unduplicated head count on all its campuses is 19,536, another record. (September 6, 2010, Page 1A)

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          Oxford school district growing

          The Oxford School District has grown 5 percent since last year with a total enrollement of 3,589 students as of last Monday. Despite growing enrollment, the Oxford School District is focusing in on ways to keep more kids in school until graduation. To improve drop-out rates, the district is developing a new credit recovery program for students who have failed a course twice. By taking the class online class, it will students one last chance to pass the course. (August 24, 2010, Page 1)

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