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Dean's Outstanding Employee AwardDean's Outstanding Employee Award

Each year, the Dean recognizes outstanding staff in the College of Arts & Sciences. All categories of full-time, non-faculty employees are eligible. Nominations are submitted by any faculty or staff of the College. The College recognizes four recipients for 2021. Please congratulate Vickie Middleton, Administrative Assistant II, Mathematical Sciences; Rhonda Smothers, Admistrative Secretary, Computer Science; Paulette Wilkerson, Adminstrative Associate, I, Anthropology; and Drake Williams, Laboratory Assistant, Chemistry for their nominations and selection. Read comments from the nomination letters >

Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change 2019-20 Annual ReportThe Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change | 2019-20 Annual Report

The goal of the the Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change is to promote its mission by ameliorating racial, economic and social disparities in Memphis and the Mid-South by using the collective scholarship and resources of the university community. Learn how this goal was realized during the 2019-20 year in this annual report. View the Report

Lambert-Pennington Honored with Fulbright Scholar AwardLambert-Pennington Honored with Fulbright Scholar Award

Dr. Katherine Lambert-Pennington, director of the School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy and associate professor in the Department of Anthropology has received a 2021-22 Fulbright U.S. Scholar award to Italy. Lambert-Pennington will be hosted by the University of Catania Department of Political and Social Sciences and conduct participatory-ethnographic research in the Simeto River Valley. Full Details

Your CAS JourneyChoose Your Journey with CAS

Your Me + Memphis journey in the College of Arts & Sciences will help you shine. We provide a strong general education in the humanities, the social sciences, mathematics and the natural sciences. Watch the Video

Dr. Terry Williams-BuffingtonAnthropology Newsletter

While 2020 brought extreme challenges, it also brought us together in a shared struggle for social justice and civility, and we were reminded of humanity’s remarkable resilience and the power of social relationships. Read about faculty news and accomplishments and student and alumi news.  Enjoy the Newsletter