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April 2011 Releases
Dr. Xiaohua Huang Professor Wins ORAU’s Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award
Dr. Xiaohua Huang has been named a 2011 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award Winner by Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU).
guitar festival Internationally Acclaimed Musicians Will Perform June 3-5
Performances by virtuoso classical guitarists will highlight the Second Annual Memphis International Guitar Festival at the U of M.
Earthquake U of M Prepares for a "Great ShakeOut" April 28
People in 5,000 locations, including Memphis and the U of M, will experience an earthquake the likes of which has never been seen.
Hooks Institute Job Corps Race Will Benefit Hooks Institute for Social Change
The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change at the U of M is getting a helping hand from the Dr. Benjamin Hooks Job Corps Center in Memphis.
Admin U of M Outlines Plans to Help Lambuth Students Continue Education
The U of M is working with officials to make it as easy as possible for current Lambuth students to complete their degrees at the U of M.
Gene Rush Music Society Jam Session Will Honor Former Professor Gene Rush
The U of M Music Society will host a Jam Session where a house band will set the beat and musicians are encouraged to play along.
Dr. Bill E. Lawson Distinguished Professor Selected for Fulbright Scholar Award
Dr. Bill E. Lawson, distinguished professor of philosophy at the U of M, has been awarded a Fulbright-University of Liverpool Scholar Award.
Dr. Robyn Cox Grant Will Enable Researcher to Study Hearing Aid Use in the Elderly
Dr. Robyn Cox has been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health for $1.5 million over a five-year period.
Jimmy Ogle Learn More About U of M Neighborhoods from Historian Jimmy Ogle
Jimmy Ogle will present the second in a series of talks about the history of the neighborhoods surrounding the U of M during a presentation April 20.
Melanie Sparks Honors Student Earns Goldwater Scholarship Honorable Mention
Melanie Sparks, a honors chemistry major at the U of M who was a candidate for a Goldwater Scholarship, has received an honorable mention.
Rachelle Schoessler Lynn Rachelle Schoessler Lynn Presents Lecture in Interior Design April 21
The 2011 William R. Eubanks Distinguished Lecture in Interior Design at the U of M will feature noted designer and author Rachelle Schoessler Lynn.
Magda Biejat Talk by Scholar Will Discuss Democracy's Effect on Poland's Women
Magda Biejat, a native of Warsaw, Poland, and a doctoral candidate at the Polish Academy of Sciences, will speak at the U of M on April 13.
Madison Smartt Bell Madison Smartt Bell Will Speak During River City Writers Series
The University of Memphis’ River City Writers Series will welcome novelist, short story writer, and essayist Madison Smartt Bell April 18-19.
Fagan April 13th Event Will Discuss 1811 New Madrid Quake
History buffs and people with an interest in earthquakes will enjoy “Before there was a Memphis: the New Madrid Earthquakes of 1811-1812.”
Fagan April 8th Convocation Will Honor Outstanding U of M Faculty
The U of M will honor faculty members’ contributions to research, teaching, and advising during the 24th Annual Faculty Convocation on Friday, April 8.
ROTC Graduate Students Have A Friend at the University of Memphis
Dr. Karen Weddle-West, U of M vice provost for Graduate Studies, is on the national board that oversees the Graduate Record Exam.
ROTC Examples of U of M Faculty Scholarship Will Be on Display April 4-8
The University Libraries and the Friends of University Libraries will celebrate University of Memphis faculty scholarship and creativity April 4-8.
Mock Trial Team U of M Mock Trial Team Is National Winner of Tournament
For the first time, a team from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law has won a national mock trial competition.
Chinese Bridge Summer Camp Chinese Bridge Summer Camp Takes High School Students to China
This year’s Chinese Bridge Summer Camp for American High School Students will take place July 15-31 in China.
Writing on the Wall U of M Will Hold "Writing on the Wall" Project April 4-8
The Student Activities Council at the University will host the “Writing on the Wall” Project on the U of M’s Student Plaza April 4-8.

Other News

U of M Social Work Students Win National Honors
Public Meeting April 14 Will Explain Changes to Central Avenue Parking Lot
U of M's Ned McWherter Library Will Observe National Library Workers Day April 12
Call It the "School of Communication Sciences and Disorders," Please
Gift Will Fund a Scholars Program for the U of M's UTeach MEmphis Program
U of M Will Present Martin Luther King Jr. Human Rights Award and Scholarship April 4
Lecture Will Highlight Contributions of Ancient Egypt to the Modern World
Harvard Professor Will Address Racial Prejudice in Health Care
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