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Speaker Dr. John Elliff: Intelligence Oversight and Policy

6:00pm September 22nd • Brevard Hall 134 (map) Dr. John Elliff (author, “Reform of FBI Intelligence Operations”) recounts a lifetime of service and study that encompasses the first Congressional investigation of U.S. intelligence agencies by the Church Committee, passage of … Continued

John Smart: Analytical Education in the 2020s

Center for Intelligence and Security Studies recently hosted the Spring 2015 Five Eyes Workshop in Oxford, MS. We were fortunate enough to have noted futurist John Smart, president of the Acceleration Studies Foundation, deliver the keynote on accelerating digital change, leadership using the … Continued

Data Visualization at CISS

In February 2015, ISS 480 students completed a module on data visualization. Student presentations included everything from serial killers to terrorism mash-ups, Le Mans raceway speeds, prescription drug misuse, and women in the military.

2015 ISS Application process now open!

Interested in a career in the United States Intelligence Community? University of Mississippi students can now apply for entry into our 2015 Cohort. Application period: Jan 1-Feb 8, 2015. Click here to log into MyOleMiss with your WebID and then … Continued

ISS Minor Becomes Internationally Certified Program

OXFORD, Miss. – The Intelligence and Security Studies minor at the University of Mississippi is officially an internationally certified program. The UM minor is the first program to receive certification from the International Association for Intelligence Education, or IAFIE. The … Continued


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Center Gets Software to Better Train Future Intelligence Agents

OXFORD, Miss. – Students in the University of Mississippi’s Center for Intelligence and Security Studies can train on some of the most advanced software available to intelligence analysts, thanks to a major donation from industry leader Semantic Research Inc. Semantic … Continued

An Evening with Tim Weiner

Jackson, MS—On Thursday, September 18, 2014, the University of Mississippi’s Center for Intelligence and Security Studies (CISS) and Jackson State University’s Cyber Security and Intelligence Program (CSIP) hosted an evening with Tim Weiner, intelligence expert, Pulitzer Prize Winner, and National … Continued

The FBI and Civil Rights: 50 Years in Mississippi

Thursday, September 18, 2014 Engineering Building Auditorium Room 200 The event begins at 6:00pm. Welcome: Dr. April Tanner – Jackson State University Introduction of Speaker: Melissa Graves, JD—University of Mississippi Presentation by Guest Speaker: Mr. Tim Weiner “A Turning Point: … Continued

Dr. Jensen in AP Article About Spike in Homicides

Jackson homicides up over this time last year JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — As of July 3, Jackson has had 37 homicides, compared with 21 for the same time last year. The majority of those have been male, most of them shot. … Continued