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October 2013 Releases
Dan Chaon River City Writers Series at U of M Will Welcome Dan Chaon Nov. 7-8
The University of Memphis’ River City Writers Series will host fiction writer Dan Chaon for two events Nov. 7-8.
Dr. Peter Dauvergne Expert Will Discuss The “Big-Brand Takeover Of Sustainability” 
Dr. Peter Dauvergne will present “Eco-Business: A Big-Brand Takeover Of Sustainability” at the U of M’s University Center Theater Nov. 7.
Jer Renowned Professor Will Discuss Jerusalem Temple in Lecture
Dr. David Jacobson will be guest speaker for a Bornblum Judaic Studies lecture at the University of Memphis on Oct. 30.
Fed Ex Institute logo APLU Designates U of M Innovation and Economic Prosperity University
In recognition of a commitment to regional economic engagement, the U of M has achieved designation as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University.
Enshrinement U of M Alumni Association Will Honor Three with Enshrinement of 1912
The Alumni Association will bestow its highest honors on its alumni and friends during this year’s Homecoming Celebration.
Hooks Institute U of M’s Hooks Institute Welcomes Assistant Director and Fellows
The Benjamin L Hooks Institute at the U of M has named a new assistant director, Dr. Rychetta Watkins, and Hooks Institute Fellows Dr. Loel Kim and Carla Peacher-Ryan.
Statue Confucius Institute Offers Classes in Chinese Language and Culture
The Confucius Institute at the University of Memphis (CIUM) is offering Chinese language and culture classes for individuals and groups of all ages.
Mask U of M Will Host Nov. 15 Lecture "The Mask of Tutankhamun...or is it?"
The Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology and the Department of History at the U of M will co-host the eighth annual William J. Murnane Memorial Lecture Nov. 15.
Mumford Oct. 24 MOCH Lecture will Explore African-American Gay History
Dr. Kevin Mumford will explore the history of African-American gay men during a lecture hosted by the U of M Marcus Orr Center for the Humanities.
Dr. Alfred Hall NSF Awards U of M Grant to Support Virtual STEM Academy
The U of M has received a grant from the National Science Foundation to support the Memphis Virtual STEM Academy at East High School.
Darnton Dean Richard Ranta Receives Distinguished Achievement Award
The College of Communication and Fine Arts will host the Distinguished Achievement Award honoring Dr. Richard R. Ranta.
Durban Pam Durban Will Open River City Writers Series Fall Season
The U of M will welcome fiction writer Pam Durban for two events as it opens its fall 2013 River City Writers Series.
Darnton Harvard Director Discusses “Libraries, Books and the Digital Future”
Dr. Robert Darnton will discuss traditional libraries and the digital age at the U of M’s Marcus Orr Center for the Humanities Lecture on Oct. 10.
Ground Breaking University of Memphis Breaks Ground on New Residence Hall
The University of Memphis broke ground on a 780-bed residence hall at the corner of Patterson and Norriswood.
Campus Day High Schools Seniors Will Get Answers About College Life
High school seniors will find answers to their questions about college life when the U of M holds its annual Campus Day this fall.

Other News

Expert on Improving Health Care Systems Will Speak at U of M Nov. 7
U of M Homecoming Will Offer Full Slate of Events for Tiger Fans
Alive at 25 Defensive Driving Program Receives Best Performance Award
U of M and Lambda Chi Alpha Partner with Lifeblood for Blood Drive Oct. 30-31
School of Public Health Awarded Grant for Lung Cancer Study
Join U of M’s Midday Moves to Break Guinness World Record Oct. 29
U of M and Master Gardeners Will Host “Let’s Grow Garden Expo” Nov. 2
U of M Lambuth Campus Will Host True Blue Day Oct. 26
U of M’s New Mobile App Keeps Everyone Connected
U of M Will Host Cyber Security Expo Oct. 18
U of M Researcher Helps Develop Health Communication App
Celebrate All Things Green at U of M’s Tiger Blue Goes Green Day Oct. 8

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