Pulin Agrawal presented his poster for Characterization and Classification of Gene Expression Data with Sparse Autoencoders
Dr. Denita Weeks dissertation examined using agricultural biopesticides  in the form of common soil-dwelling bacteria to control amphibian fungal infections.

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Career Milestone Awards Ceremony

Staff members are honored at the Career Milestone Awards Ceremony on November 8 at 10 a.m. in the UC Ballroom. For any questions, email the Office of Employee Relations and Engagement at emprelations@memphis.edu. View a list of recipients.

MD2K Awarded $2 Million in Grants from NSF and NIH, One to Fight Opioid Abuse

The Center of Excellence for Mobile Sensor Data-to-Knowledge (MD2K), now in its fifth year, has landed two grants totaling $2 million that will enable the center to enhance its software infrastructure, and also join the effort to curb opioid abuse. Learn more about these grants on the UofM media room site.

Uplift the Vote: Fayette County Voter Registration Exhibit

The Hooks Institute will host a non-partisan exhibit about voting rights and the civil rights movement of Fayette County, Tennessee, from September through October 2018 in the rotunda of the Ned McWherter Library on the University of Memphis Campus.

The exhibit this Fall will explore the history of Fayette County activists' perseverance in their struggle for the right to vote and will demonstrate that voting, a vital part of our democracy, was shaped by the sacrifices of ordinary people. The exhibit will be free and open to the public. More information about this event can be found at the Hooks Institute Website.

UofM Awarded $1.7 Million Grant to Support Urban STEM Collaboratory Project 

The University of Memphis is one of three urban universities to receive a portion of a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM) program.

The grant will support the Urban S-STEM Collaboratory project, which brings together the UofM, the University of Colorado at Denver and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis to provide academic, social, professional and peer networking; career preparation; and scholarship support to approximately 150 engineering and mathematical sciences majors across the three institutions. Full Press Release from the UofM