Access to Advice and Counsel
Offering legal expertise to Mississippians, the Civil Legal Clinic is both a public service and an educational resource.
Assessing Progress Toward a Common Goal
The Center for Population Studies provides assessment, evaluation and more for programs geared toward improving health outcomes in Mississippi.
Boosting Progress through Service and Community Engagement
The McLean Insistute serves as a coordinating unit for a host of programs seeking to alleviate poverty.
Building New Enterprises from UM Innovations—and Offering Room to Grow
At Insight Park, university-linked enterprises are poised to contibute to economic growth.
Empowering Mississippi's Unique Communities
Service learning in the Department of Social Work allows students to support Mississippi towns as they develop community assets.
Fostering Reconciliation, Renewing Trust
For more than 10 years, the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation has been a partner in Mississippi’s efforts to learn, grow and heal.
The UM-based Mississippi Small Business Development Center counsels small businesses from inception to expansion.
Implementing Sustainable Changes
Volunteers based on the Univeristy of Mississippi campus are enhancing existing programs and creating new service opportunities.
Law Enforcement at the Digital Frontier
The Cybercrime Initiative offers continuing education opportunities to judges, prosecutors, law enforcement agents and others.
Restoring Justice and Changing Policy
Since its establishment in 2007, the University of Mississippi-based Mississippi Innocence Project has provided legal aid and expertise to exonerate nine innocent men.
Shaping Tomorrow's Manufacturing Leaders through Interdisciplinary Learning
The Center for Manufacturing Excellence is educating a new generation of versatile engineering leaders.
From supporting new business growth to promoting educational opportunities to fostering racial reconciliation in the post-civil rights era, UM programs harness expertise and resources to bolster our communities, impact real-life issues and stimulate the economy. The following programs are part of a greater mission to advance Mississippi, promote justice and improve our daily lives. Where the academy’s theories meet real world pragmatism, together we can guide Mississippi along the course of progress.