Nutrition and Hospitality Management

School of Applied Sciences, University of Mississippi

News & Events

NHM Professor Jim Taylor Heads to Washington DC as Government Affairs Liason

Posted on March 26th, 2015 by staff

Written by Lauren Bartelli OXFORD, MISS. (March 25, 2015) – University of Mississippi’s Jim Taylor will represent the Mississippi Hospitality and Restaurant Association as the Government Affairs Liaison at the Political Affairs Conference April 14 – 15 in Washington DC. “It is an honor to represent the industry though the MHRA (Mississippi Hospitality and Restaurant […]

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Lunch & Learn Event To Focus on Local and Sustainable Foods

Posted on March 16th, 2015 by staff

OXFORD, Miss—On Monday, March 23rd, the University of Mississippi’s Nutrition Clinic is hosting a Lunch and Learn event at Lenoir Hall. The topic of the event will be local and sustainable foods. According to data provided by United States Department of Agriculture, local foods such as fresh fruits and vegetables are beneficial to both economical development […]

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UM Nutrition Expert Shares Healthy Snack Tips for Children

Posted on October 3rd, 2014 by staff

OXFORD, Miss. – Combating the state’s obesity epidemic starts with teaching our children the principles of healthy eating, which is the focus of Laurel Lambert, associate professor of nutrition and hospitality management at the University of Mississippi. While Lambert’s past experiences as a registered dietitian include medical nutrition therapy and institutional food services, her research focus is […]

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NHM Hosts Miracle on the Hudson Survivor on October 3rd

Posted on September 29th, 2014 by staff

OXFORD, Miss., Sept. 10, 2014—Miracle on the Hudson survivor and national Red Cross volunteer Dave Sanderson is set to visit Oxford on October 3 and 4 to help bring awareness of the services provided by the American Red Cross.  Sanderson is scheduled to share his inspiring story of courage and heroism with University of Mississippi […]

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Nutrition and Hospitality Management Welcomes Students to Fall Semester

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by staff

Monday, August 15th, 2014 – The Nutrition and Hospitality Management department began the new school year with a student reception. A number of  students attended the event at Lenoir Hall, meeting faculty, staff, and peers.

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Vasilyevs support first endowed fund for fast-growing department

Posted on December 16th, 2013 by Walter Flaschka

NOVEMBER 26, 2012 BY DEBORAH A. PURNELL Oxford Family Makes Gift to Endow UM Scholarship for Nutrition and Hospitality Management Department The Vasilyev siblings have established the first endowment for the UM Department of Nutrition and Hospitality Management. Pictured are (from left) Wendell Weakley, president of UM Foundation; Velmer Burton, dean of School of Applied […]

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Nutrition and Hospitality Management Department celebrates 100th anniversary

Posted on December 2nd, 2013 by Walter Flaschka

DECEMBER 2, 2013 BY JOHN COOPER LAWTON Michelle Shuttlesworth, left, and Ann Lawson Hobart at Lenoir Hall Dining Hall in Oxford, Miss., Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. Photo: Anna Brigance, The Daily Mississippian The University of Mississippi’s Department of Nutrition and Hospitality Management was chartered in the 1913-14 academic year and is taking this entire academic […]

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Lenoir Dining Moves

Posted on April 15th, 2011 by Walter Flaschka

UM Student-Run Restaurant Moves to New Location April 15, 2011 By Kristen Moss repost from Z!ng Lee Craven, executive chef for Lenoir Dining at the University of Mississippi, assists Mimi Driscoll, a senior from Winston-Salem, N.C., in plating a meal in the demonstration kitchen at the National Food Service Management Institute. Lenoir Dining has moved […]

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Hospitality Management Major Completes Arts Administration Internship in ‘Big Apple’

Posted on December 16th, 2010 by Walter Flaschka

OXFORD, Miss. — Taylor Thomas of Vicksburg, a senior hospitality management major at the University of Mississippi, returned to the Oxford campus this fall for her senior year with a better grasp on her future, thanks to a summer internship in New York City. Taylor Thomas (left) of Vicksburg, a senior hospitality management major at […]

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Wear Red Day

Posted on February 15th, 2010 by Walter Flaschka

Wear Red Day From http://www.goredforwomen.org/: Go Red For Women is a movement passionately dedicated to helping women fight back against heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women in America. By putting our passion together with positive action, we can continue to educate other women about their risks and help them find their own personal […]

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