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 President Shirley Raines Speaks at White House Forum

University of Memphis President Dr. Shirley Raines spoke at the White House on October 1, 2012 discussing innovative and entrepreneurial ideas that she has implemented during her U of M presidency. She was a panelist with presidents from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and the University of Flordia and the former president of the University of Massachusetts. The discussion was moderated by John Holdren, the White House science and technology adviser.

Stan McChrystal, Cohen Luttrell

U.S. Congressman Steve Cohen, former Gen. Stan McChrystal, Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell

2nd Annual Memphis Research and Innovation Expo

In September 2012, "the Expo featured 28 booths showcasing the great research and innovation that is being done at the University of Memphis and at local research-oriented companies." Former four-star general Stan McChrystal spoke to attendees about "Leadership and management strategy, concentrating on openness, teamwork and forward-thinking."


Haslam Raines 2012 Lambuth

Gov. Bill Haslam & President Shirley Raines U of M Lambuth Campus: Post Secondary

In July 2012, Gov Bill Haslam convened area business leaders, educators and elected officials and led a discussion on post-secondary education and workforce development in Tennessee.

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