Help "Defend the Den"
- Be a Part of Homecoming 2003
AMUM Presents Operation: Human Intelligence
"The Jazz Lover" 91.7 to Hold
Upcoming Alumni Events
is only weeks away, and we hope you'll join us for this year's
fun and festivities. Saturday, Oct. 4, the Tigers will "Defend
the Den" against the UAB Blazers.
your fellow Tiger fans for entertainment, games, food, athletic
events and the big game. Here are just a few of the events
planned for the celebration:
University of Memphis Society Awards Dinner and induction
of the President's Society of the Shield
opening of the Heritage Room in Brister Hall
soccer vs. Cincinnati at 7 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Mike Rose
entertainment featuring the "Mighty Old Sound of the
South" alumni marching band
don't miss the Alumni Tent Event sponsored by the Greater
Memphis Alumni and Band Chapters. We'll be outside the Liberty
Bowl starting at 11 a.m. The charge is $7 per person from
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tigers will storm out of their den for a 1 p.m. kickoff. Call
901/678-2331 to order tickets in advance. You'll find more
information about these and other Homecoming activities at
Operation: Human Intelligence, this
fall's featured exhibition at the Art Museum of the University
of Memphis, delves into the areas of intelligence, counterintelligence
and the creative process. Curated by the CIA, the exhibit
premiered at the Hyde Park Art Center in Chicago in collaboration
with the Contemporary Arts Council.
traditionally offers exhibitions that challenge accepted ideas
about art's role in society. Works in Operation: Human Intelligence
promise to provoke debate and foster dialogue.
opening reception is set for Friday, Sept. 19, from 5 to 7
p.m. At 6:30 p.m., a representative of the CIA will speak
and answer questions. The exhibit runs from Sept. 20 to Nov.
more details on Operation: Human Intelligence and other exhibits,
visit the AMUM Web site at http://www.amum.org.
WUMR FM 91.7
starts its first Radiothon Sept. 21-27. Gifts will fund a salaried
director of programming position to build the station's quality
programming. Donations will also supplement the station's operational
budget, which was slashed by major cuts in state funding.
will receive CDs, coffee mugs and concert tickets, and prominent
local jazz lovers will make special on-air appearances during
is the only noncommercial classic jazz station in Memphis.
Known as "The Jazz Lover," the 25,000-watt station
broadcasts within a 60-mile radius of Memphis. Its playlist
blends contemporary and traditional jazz with a sampling of
fusion, Latin and New Age music.
station serves as a training ground for students, providing
tomorrow's broadcasters with hands-on experience, and as the
voice of the U of M.
the Alumni Association on a bus trip to Mississippi State
to watch the Tigers face the Bulldogs on Saturday, Oct. 11.
The bus leaves the Alumni Center at 9 a.m., and check-in begins
at 8 a.m. The charge of $40 per person includes breakfast, lunch,
dinner and refreshments. You can buy tickets for the game from
the Athletics Department at 901/678-2331. To RSVP, contact the
Office of Alumni Affairs and Special Events at 901/678-5314
Houston Alumni Club invites you to the U of M vs. Houston
Tailgate and Football Game on Saturday, Oct. 18. Tailgate
tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for children. The festivities
will start at at Robertson Stadium in Houston at 5:30 p.m.
Please RSVP by Oct. 13. For reception reservations and game
ticket information, please contact us at 901/678-5314 or firstname.lastname@example.org.