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January 2012 Releases
Linda Bonnin Bonnin Interim VP for Communications, Public Relations, and Marketing
Linda Bonnin has been appointed on an interim basis to serve as vice president for Communications, Public Relations, and Marketing.
Dr. Rosie Phillips Bingham Rodney Slater Will Reflect On Legacy of Dr. Benjamin Hooks
Rodney Slater, former U.S. Secretary of Transportation under President Bill Clinton, will speak on Feb. 9, at the University of Memphis.
Dr. Rosie Phillips Bingham Student Affairs VP Bingham Honored at Black History Month Ceremony
The U of M will open Black History Month by honoring Dr. Rosie Phillips Bingham with the Authur S. Holmon Lifetime Achievement Award.
Robert Mnookin Conflict Resolution Expert Robert Mnookin Will Speak At Law School
Harvard Law Professor Robert Mnookin will speak on “Bargaining with the Devil” at the U of M law school in downtown Memphis. 
Sonja Livingston MFA Professor Sonja Livingston Will Open River City Writers Series
The River City Writers Series at the U of M will open its spring 2012 season with a reading by Sonja Livingston.
IFTI Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute Recognized as Tier 1 Center
The Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute at the U of M was awarded the coveted designation as a Tier 1 University Transportation Center.
Dr. Timothy Snyder Yale History Professor’s Talk Will Explore Europe
Dr. Timothy Snyder will discuss his groundbreaking book during the U of M Department of History’s Sesquicentennial Lecture. 
Study Abroad Where Will Pouncer Go Next? Find Out at the Study Abroad Fair
The University of Memphis will hold its spring Study Abroad Fair on Jan. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom.
U of M U of M Will Host Recruitment Reception in DeSoto County Jan. 24
Students who are interested in attending the University of Memphis are invited to a reception on Jan. 24. 
Lambuth Flag-raising Will Mark Beginning of the U of M’s Lambuth Campus
An official flag-raising ceremony has been scheduled at the Lambuth Campus of the University of Memphis at noon January 12.
Campus School Campus School Information Session and Registration
The Campus School at the U of M will hold an information meeting for parents of prospective students on Friday, Jan. 6.
Confession U of M Opera to Present Confession
The U of M Opera will present Confession by composer Raphaȅl Lucas and librettists Jacques Trussel and Margaret Vignola on January 6. 
Rickey Moore English Professor's Manuscript Basis for Motion Picture
Michael Compton couldn’t shake the image of a sinking car with a woman trapped in the trunk.
Rickey Moore U of M Police Officer Lauded for "Crisis" Service
Rickey Moore has been awarded the Crisis Intervention Team “Officer of the Year” award for his service to the Memphis area.

Other News

Variety of Black History Month Events Will Highlight Women
Healthy Lifestyle Initiative “Memphis Healthy U” Will Begin Jan 24th With Mass Pledge-signing
Seven U of M Honors Students Will Present Research at Tenn. Capitol Feb. 8th
University of Memphis Officially Takes Over at Lambuth
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