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  • Photos from Senior Dinner on Ole Miss Photo Site

    The weekend before graduation, Croft seniors, faculty, staff, and thesis mentors gathered for a wonderful dinner at Dr. Gispen's house.  There was plenty of delicious food and drink and even musical entertainment.  Check out the photos on the Ole Miss Photo Site - they're even available for purchase if you find some you really like!

    Photos from Croft Senior Dinner

  • Photos from Thesis Defenses and Graduation on Facebook

    We've posted photos from our thesis defenses and graduation ceremony our Facebook page.

    Croft Graduation Ceremony

    Croft Thesis Defenses

  • Joshua Howard Speaks at Sichuan University in China

    Croft Associate Professor of History Joshua Howard recently gave a public lecture at the Institute of History and Culture at Sichuan University in China.

  • New Croft Merchandise: Sweatshirts, Long- and Short-Sleeved T-Shirts, and Blankets!

    We are happy to announce the 2014 line of Croft merchandise: new long- and short-sleeved T-shirts, sweatshirts, and, for the first time ever, stadium blankets with the Croft logo.   Croft students can redeem their Croft dollars for merchandise.

Students in the News
June 13, 2014

Two Croft Freshmen Recognized by National Leadership Honors Society

Two Croft students were recently named Outstanding Freshmen by the National Leadership Honors Society of Omnicron Delta Kappa.  Madeline Achgill, an international studies major studying Spanish and Chinese, and Joe Bell, who is focusing on international governance and politics and studying Spanish, were two of six Ole Miss freshmen selected for this honor.  Ryan Upshaw, Assistant Dean for Student Services at the School of Engineering and campus advisor for ODK wrote that "these students have contributed to our campus in a myriad of ways very early on in their undergraduate experience: performing arts, community service, sustainability and campus government, to name a few. I look forward to seeing their continued leadership on our campus."

April 28, 2014

Croft Senate Announces Election Results

The Croft Senate recently held elections for the 2014-2015 academic year.  Three rising seniors, three juniors, and two sophomores were elected, and there was a tie for the remaining sophomore seat.  Results of the tie-breaker will be forthcoming Freshmen senators from the class of 2018 will be elected early next fall.

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April 24, 2014

Two Croft Students Win Boren Scholarships to Study in China

Two Croft students, junior Alison Bartel and senior William Bumpas, have been awarded Boren Scholarships to study in China next year.  Funded by the National Security Education Program, Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 in funding for students studying languages deemed critical to U.S. security, including but not limited to Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Swahili.  Congratulations to Alison and William!

From the Institute
July 9, 2014

Croft Institute Launches YouTube Channel

The Croft Institute just launched it's official YouTube Channel.

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May 22, 2014
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Photos from Thesis Defenses and Graduation on Facebook

We've posted photos from our thesis defenses and graduation ceremony our Facebook page.

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February 20, 2014
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New Croft Merchandise: Sweatshirts, Long- and Short-Sleeved T-Shirts, and Blankets!

We are happy to announce the 2014 line of Croft merchandise: new long- and short-sleeved T-shirts, sweatshirts, and, for the first time ever, stadium blankets with the Croft logo.   Croft students can redeem their Croft dollars for merchandise.

Faculty News
May 15, 2014
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Joshua Howard Speaks at Sichuan University in China

Croft Associate Professor of History Joshua Howard recently gave a public lecture at the Institute of History and Culture at Sichuan University in China.

February 20, 2014

Croft Professor Vivian Ibrahim's Essay Published on Late 19th Century Egypt

Croft Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern History Dr. Vivian Ibrahim recently had a chapter published in the collection The Long 1890s in Egypt: Colonial Quiescence, Subterranean Resistance. 

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February 10, 2014

Dr. Gutiérrez Appointed Distinguished Visiting Professor at U.S. Air Force Academy

Croft Professor of Spanish Dr. John Gutiérrez has been appointed Distinguished Visiting Professor at the United States Air Force Academy for the 2014-2015 academic year. While there, Dr. Gutiérrez will be teaching classes in culture and Spanish linguistics and consulting with the faculty on their current curriculum. 

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