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October 2012 Releases
Lee K. Abbott Noted Historian Will Explore “What Black Women Want”
“What do black women want?” Acclaimed historian Deborah Gray White will address this question during her lecture on Nov. 1.
Lee K. Abbott River City Writers Series Will Welcome Lee Abbott Oct. 30-31
The River City Writers Series at the U of M will welcome short story author Lee K. Abbott for two events.
Katherine Bassard Event Will Discuss African-American Women Writers and the Bible
Katherine Bassard, professor of English at Virginia Commonwealth University, will discuss her latest book.
Raines U of M President Speaks at White House
U of M President Dr. Shirley Raines spoke at the White House, discussing innovative ideas that she has implemented during her U of M presidency.
U of M U of M Nursing Dean Lin Zhan Is Among Top Professors Honored
Dr. Lin Zhan, dean of the Loewenberg School of Nursing, has been named one of the Top 100 Nursing Professors for 2012 by
U of M Steve McKellips Named New Director of Admissions for U of M
The University of Memphis has named Stephen (Steve) McKellips as director of Admissions.
U of M Dr. Radesh Palakurthi Is New Director of Kemmons Wilson School
The U of M has named Dr. Radesh Palakurthi as director of the Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality & Resort Management.
U of M Fifth Annual Cyber Security Expo will be October 19th
The U of M’s Center for Information Assurance will host the Fifth Annual Cyber Security Expo at the U of M’s FedEx Institute of Technology.
U of M U of M is Named a “Military Friendly School” by Victory Media Inc.
Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has included the U of M on its Military Friendly Schools.
Joy Brown Wiener Joy Brown Wiener Will Receive 2012 Distinguished Achievement Award
Joy Brown Wiener is this year’s recipient of the Distinguished Achievement Award in the Creative and Performing Arts.

Other News

U of M Launches Series of Radio Segments about Health and Communication
November 7 “Works in Progress” Event Will Highlight Undergraduate Students’ Research
U of M Will Host Graduate School Recruitment Fair Nov. 12
U of M and Lambda Chi Alpha Will Host Two-Day Blood Drive Oct. 30 and 31
Freight Transportation Experts Will Speak October 30th at U of M
U of M Admissions Website Earns an “A,” Scores in Top Five Percent Nationally
U of M Lambuth Campus Will Host Graduate School Recruitment Fair October 30th
U of M Student Journalist Organization Named Best in Four-state Region
Seventh “Neighborhood” Talk at the U of M Will be October 17th in McWherter Library
October 27th Bandmasters Championship Will Showcase High School Marching Bands
U of M’s Barbara K. Lipman School Will Observe 11th Annual Peace Day October 26th
U of M Athletics, MCS and Booksellers at Laurelwood Join Forces for Book Drive Oct. 15-31
Law School Will Host Admissions Workshop and Recruitment Fair October 23rd
U of M Will Celebrate Centennial Homecoming Oct. 19-20
U of M Dept. of Social Work Will Hold Inaugural Symposium October 25th & 26th
National Wildlife Federation Names U of M a Certified Wildlife Habitat
U of M’s Tiger Dining Will Host “Fall Classic” for St. Jude Charities
U of M Journalism Alumni Club Will Honor Five at Awards Dinner Oct. 18
Presidential Debate Watch Will be in Rose Theatre October 3rd
U of M’s Hooks Institute Will Sponsor Voter Registration Drive on Campus October 3rd
Fourth Annual “Fogelman Feeds” Event October 6th at U of M Will Assist the Mid-South Food Bank
October 27th Celebration Will Mark U of M Law School’s 50th Anniversary
“Freudian Futures” Will Be Theme of Spindel Conference Oct. 4-6
Help Form a More Sustainable World at “Tiger Blue Goes Green” Day Oct. 2
Readings in U of M Library Rotunda Will Mark Banned Books Week Oct. 1-5
U of M’s Hooks Institute Gives Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention Its 2011 National Book Award


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