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Monday/April 21

Faculty Scholarship Week (through April 25): Showcasing scholarship produced by U of M faculty - Ned R. McWherter Library rotunda

 

Experiential Learning Lab events: “Intern Qualified Workshop,” 1 to 2:30 p.m.; “Internships for the Adult Learner,” 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. - Brister Hall, room 101

Art exhibit: “Disappearing Ink,” a collection of printed ephemera recording stories, history and cultural memory (through June 28) - Art Museum

Art exhibit: BFA Graduate Exhibition (through April 25) - Martha and Robert Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary Art, Galleries A and B, Art and Communication Building, second floor

Tuesday/April 22
FCBE Executive Lecture Series
- Guest speaker Gaurav Agarwal, president of Orthopaedic Reconstruction for Smith & Nephew - FCBE, room 369 - 1 p.m.

Tigers Teach Professional Development: “Interviewing Techniques” with Abigail Johnson, program manager for Memphis Teaching Talent Initiative, and “Using Online Education” with Latasha Parrish and Brooke Wilson of Information Technology Services - Dunn Hall, room 107 - 4:30 to 6 p.m. - RSVP to tigersteachrsvp@memphis.edu

Wednesday/April 23
International Business Student Organization (IBSO) event: “Introduction to International Business in the Memphis Economy” - FCBE, room 118 - noon

Experiential Learning Lab events: “Finding Your Dream Internship,” 1 to 2 p.m.; “What to Do If You Don’t Know What to Do,” 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. - Brister Hall, room 101

Softball: Tigers vs. Alcorn State - Softball Complex, Park Avenue Campus - 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. - Visit gotigersgo.com

Speaker: Chris Gardner, author of The Pursuit of Happyness and inspiration for the movie of the same name - Rose Theatre - 7 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m. - Free and open to the public

Thursday/April 24
Lunch and Learn: “Intellectual Property Fundamentals” with Kevin Boggs, assistant vice president for Technology Transfer at the FedEx Institute of Technology - UC Shelby Room (342) - 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Open to U of M faculty and graduate students - RSVP to tlxander@memphis.edu or 678-1589

 

Sustainability Roundtable panel discussion: “Ask the Sustainability Experts” - Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Rd. - 6 to 8 p.m. - Free and open to the public - For more information, call 636-4100

 

 

Theatre: “Rosencrantz and Guilderstern Are Dead” (through April 26) - Theatre Building - All shows 7:30 p.m. - For ticket information, call 678-2576

Concert: U of M Symphonic Band and University Band - Michael D. Rose Theatre - 7:30 p.m. - For ticket information, call 678-2541; free to U of M students, staff and faculty with ID - Complete schedule 

 

Friday/April 25
Management Research Colloquium
: “When is the Right Time? In Search of Temporal Schemata” with Dr. Abbie Shipp of Texas Christian University - FCBE, room 263 - 10 a.m.

Free HIV testing: Screenings by trained HIV counselors from Planned Parenthood of the Greater Memphis Region - UC, room 338 - 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Call 678-4545

Computer Science Colloquium: “How Minds Work: The LIDA Cognitive Model and Its Computational Architecture” with Stan Franklin, retired professor of computer science - Dunn Hall, room 351 - 12:30 p.m.
 
Biomedical Engineering Seminar: “A Rational Approach to Selection of an Antibiotic-loaded PMMA Bone Cement for Use in Total Joint Replacements” with Dr. Gladius Lewis, U of M professor of mechanical engineering - Engineering Administration, room 203 - 3:30 p.m.

Biological Sciences Seminar: “Bariatric Surgery: Happy With Less or Eternally Hungry?” with Dr. Hans-Rudolf Berthoud of Louisiana State University - Ellington Hall auditorium - 4 p.m.

University of Memphis Opera: Leonard Bernstein’s “Trouble in Tahiti” and Dominick Argento’s “Miss Havisham’s Wedding Night” - Harris Concert Hall - 7:30 p.m. - For ticket information, call 678-2541; free to U of M students, staff and faculty with ID - Complete schedule 

 

Saturday/April 26
Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change event: “Join Hands for Change Gala: The Civil Rights Movement’s Influence on Music, Fashion and Culture” - The Hotel Memphis, 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. - 7 p.m. - For ticket information, call 678-3974 or email bhievents@memphis.edu.

Sunday/April 27
Concert: U of M Collegiate Choir with Memphis Area Children's Choir - St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 480 S. Highland - 1 p.m. - Admission free -
Complete schedule 

 

University of Memphis Opera: Leonard Bernstein’s “Trouble in Tahiti” and Dominick Argento’s “Miss Havisham’s Wedding Night” - Harris Concert Hall - 3 p.m. - For ticket information, call 678-2541; free to U of M students, staff and faculty with ID - Complete schedule 

 


 

 

 



 

 

 

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