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May 2011 Releases
Confucius Classrooms Award Enabled Study Abroad Director to Attend Seminar in India
Rebecca Laumann was one of only 10 participants selected to attend the Fulbright-sponsored International Education Seminar for Administrators.
Confucius Classrooms CIUM Awards Seven Confucius Classrooms Across Tennessee
Students across Tennessee are getting a leg up on their global competition by learning Chinese and studying China in depth.
Benjamin L. Hooks Institute Hooks Institute Selects Hands on the Freedom Plow for Book Award
The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change has selected Hands on the Freedom Plow as the winner of its National Book Award for 2010.
Dr. Leroy Dorsey Leroy Dorsey Named Chair of U of M Department of Communication
Dr. Leroy Dorsey has been named chair of the Department of Communication at the University of Memphis.
Law Law Graduates Post Perfect First-Time Passage Rate on Bar Exam
Graduates of the University of Memphis’ Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law had a percent passage rate for first-time takers of the Bar Exam.
Cox Ceremony Five U of M Law Graduates Honored in Kenneth Cox Ceremony
Five African-American students from the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law were honored recently by the Black Law Students Association.
Avron Fogelman Gift to Help College Realize Promise to Students
Dr. Rajiv Grover has announced a major gift from local real estate entrepreneur and philanthropist Avron Fogelman.
Jonathan Judaken MOCH Director Jonathan Judaken Named Fulbright Senior Specialist
Dr. Jonathan Judaken, U of M professor and director of the Marcus W. Orr Center, has been selected as a Fulbright Senior Specialist.
Alisha Kiner U of M Alumna Leads Booker T. Washington's "Race to the Top"
When President Obama gives his address at Booker T. Washington High School, a U of M alumna and doctoral student will be front and center.
Flooding U of M Professors Deliver Expertise During Flooding Crisis
Two University of Memphis professors, Brian Waldron and Arleen Hill, stepped up to the challenge when Shelby County needed them most.
Commencement U of M Will Hold Spring Commencement Ceremonies Sunday, May 8
The University of Memphis will hold its spring Commencement Sunday, May 8, awarding a total of 2,170 degrees in two ceremonies at FedExForum.
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.
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.

Other News

Fulbright Program Grant Will Fund Two Graduate Students' Study Abroad
CREP Awarded $1.1 Million Contract To Study Early Literacy Intervention Program
U of M Will Host Conference on the Organization of Inner Cells
U of M Launches Institute for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership
U of M Nursing Graduates Have Perfect Passage Rate on Licensing Exam
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