New Reign by Greg Russell Faculty and staff members erupted with applause when Dr.
Shirley Raines was chosen as The University of Memphis' 11th
president. A charismatic and self-described "people-person,"
Raines is a champion of higher education, and her vision for
the University will be far-reaching.
Headlinesby Kristen Epler
one of the nation's top journalists, Jerry Gray has enjoyed
a sparkling career that has taken him from Memphis to the
far reaches of the world. Now a writer for The New York
Times, he attributes much of his success to the education
he received at The U of M.
the Right Path by Greg Russell At
22-years of age, Archie Hamilton wanted a new perspective on
life. So the U of M philosophy student temporarily shed his
school books and set out to conquer the rugged and awe-inspiring
2,167-mile Appalachian Trail.
Headsby Olivia Miller A
super computer that can carry on a conversation with a human
may sound like an idea from a galaxy far, far away. But researchers
at The U of M have invented a computer that could drastically
change the classroom of tomorrow.
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art: Dr. Shirley Raines will begin
her tenure as the 11th president of The University of Memphis
on July 1. Read more.