August 2018 Commencement

The University of Memphis awarded 668 degrees, including 50 doctorates, at its summer Commencement Saturday, Aug. 11, at 10:00 a.m. at FedExForum.

The featured speaker was Dr. Frank Andrasik, winner of the 2018 Willard R. Sparks Eminent Faculty Award. Andrasik is distinguished professor and chair of the Department of Psychology and a member of the Institute for Intelligent Systems. He has been renowned as a clinical scientist by co-authoring 280 articles and chapters, co-editing or authoring eight texts (some translated into German, Spanish and Korean), presenting numerous invited addresses or peer-reviewed conference talks within the U.S. and abroad in 21 countries, and serving as a distinguished visiting professor at several major military medical centers.