December 2019 News Releases

- Monday, December 16 -

STEM workforceHerff College Partners with Public and Private Sectors to Address STEM Workforce Needs

Beyond traditional academic preparation for its students, the Herff College of Engineering partners with public and private sectors to address workforce needs.

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- Wednesday, December 11 -

CommencementUofM Will Award 1,690 Degrees, Two Honorary Doctorates at Commencement

The University of Memphis will award 1,690 degrees in two ceremonies at its winter Commencement Sunday, Dec. 15, at FedExForum. Sessions will begin at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

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- Tuesday, December 10 -

Engineering student diversity

Herff College of Engineering Student Diversity Tops National Average

The STEM industry is traditionally one of the lesser diverse sectors in the economy. However, in the Herff College of Engineering, underrepresented student enrollment is 42.9% higher than the national average.

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- Wednesday, December 4 -

Law SchoolBoard of Trustees Approves Reduced Tuition for Non-Resident Law Students

The Board of Trustees approved the School of Law’s non-resident (out-of-state) tuition rate to begin in academic year 2020-21 and formed an ad hoc Athletics Committee at its meeting Wednesday on the Lambuth campus.

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