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UofM Honored Among Top Military Friendly Schools for Seventh Consecutive YearUofM Honored Among Top Military Friendly Schools for Seventh Consecutive Year

Feb. 17, 2021 — The University of Memphis has received Gold recognition for 2021-22 and honored among the top Military Friendly Schools List for the seventh consecutive year. The list honors the top colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace military service members and veterans as students and ensure their success on campus. Full Details

Research Celebration 2021Research Celebration 2021

The UofM Division of Research & Innovation will honor faculty who contributed to the growth of research capacity through the pursuit and success in securing external funding. Between July 1, 2019, and June 30, 2020, 25 principal investigators (PIs) received their first external grant and four new PIs achieved the status of PI Millionaire. These awards, and more will be celebrated in a virtual ceremony. Feb. 26 | 3 PM | Zoom

Research Celebration 2021Marcus Wicker receives prestigious National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship

The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded University of Memphis associate professor Marcus Wicker a 2021 Creative Writing Fellowship of $25,000. He is one of 35 writers to receive the prestigious award from a pool of 1,601 applicants. Read about the fellowship >

Managing Alcohol Use Challenging During PandemicManaging Alcohol Use Challenging During Pandemic

New York Times article highlights Dr. Murphy's research: Dr. James Murphy, professor of Clinical Psychology and an expert in alcohol and drug use prevention and treatment has developed novel brief intervention approaches that are intended to reach the large number of individuals who experience some degree of harm or problems related to their alcohol and drug use but may not be motivated to reduce their drinking or to seek formal treatment. Learn more about his research.