by Jamie Peters U of M professors are using innovative technology and
approaches in surprising areas such as the trauma units of
hospitals and prison systems to keep people and products moving
the Cutting Edge
by Blair Dedrick
do books, barbershops and boys have in common aside from starting
with the letter "b"? They are part of a new nationwide
reading initiative created by professors in the University's
College of Education.
Dedrick Ever heard what a color sounds like? How about a dome? U
of M composer Kamran Ince bridges his Turkish heritage withinfluences
spun from an adulthood in America.
But Not Out
Peters On any given night an estimated 2,000 people in the Memphis
area are homeless. Alumni are doing their part to help them
through often-harrowing circumstances.
Russell Alumnus Shannon Fagan has an eye for bringing the subtle,
telling moments buried in the visual cacophony of the Big Apple
into sharp focus.
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art: U of M alumni play key roles
in getting homeless people back on track as Memphis and Shelby
County push to end chronic homelessness by 2013. Photograph
by Michael Spikes. Illustration by Aaron Drown. Read