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More October Features:

Expo of local research
Profile: Richard R. Ranta
Manuscript to Motion Picture
Tour gives detailed history
Hall of Fame dazzles
U of M police officer awarded
Adopt an Angel
Enrollment Transfer
Faculty and Staff Giving Campaign
Homecoming door contest

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October 2011
 
Expo to showcase best of local research
The University of Memphis, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center —all the top local names in research will be showcasing their work at a major event Oct. 6 on the U of M campus.
 
Profile: Dr. Richard R. Ranta
In the next several issues of Update, we will profile the deans of our colleges and schools. We start with Dr. Richard R. Ranta, dean of the College of Communication and Fine Arts.
 
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.
 
Ogle this: tour gives detailed history of area’s past
Sidewalks, buildings, street signs and railroad tracks can’t tell their story—but Jimmy Ogle can.
 
Hall of Fame dazzles in debut
A Rubik’s Cube would have been an easier puzzle to solve than the task Tammy DeGroff and her counterparts in athletics were faced with.
 
U of M police officer lauded for “crisis” service
University of Memphis police officer Rickey Moore has been awarded the Crisis Intervention Team “Officer of the Year” award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) for his service to the Memphis area, including the U of M campus.
 
U of M Angel Tree sponsors needed for 2011 holidays
Help the less fortunate have a brighter holiday by participating in the Salvation Army Angel Tree program, sponsored on campus by the U of M Student Nurses’ Association.
 
Enrollment Transfer Period through Nov. 1
The State of Tennessee’s Annual Enrollment Transfer Period is Oct. 1 through Nov. 1 this year.
 
Empowering the Dream Faculty and Staff Campaign to Empower the Dream ends Oct. 31
Every member of the faculty and staff is vital to the success of the University of Memphis. As a campus community, we work together to empower the dreams of our students.
 
OIR a powerhouse at homecoming door-decorating contest
The staff in Institutional Research is becoming a juggernaut when it comes to the Homecoming door-decorating contest.
 
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