June 2019 News Releases

- Friday, June 28 -

UMRF openingUofM Research Foundation Announces Expansion of Student-Operated Call Center for UMRF Ventures

Facility to house expanded Level 1 and a new Level 2 Call Center for FedEx IT Support at UofM.

Read more about the call center expansion>

- Thursday, June 27 -

CAESERCAESER Expanding to UofM Lambuth

The Center for Applied Earth Science and Engineering Research (CAESER) is expanding its reach to UofM Lambuth. New operations will bring water research that could benefit rural communities in West Tennessee.

Read more about CAESER in Jackson>


- Thursday, June 20 -

art shay photoArt Shay Photography Exhibit Chronicles 1960s Civil Rights Movement

The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change and the Art Museum of the University of Memphis (AMUM) will co-host an opening reception for the exhibit If I Had A Camera - Art Shay: Activism, Civil Rights and Justice Sunday, June 23, at the AMUM from 2-5 p.m.  

                                                                        Learn more about Art Shay and his work>

- Tuesday, June 18 -

sunflowerBiology Professor Publishes Article on Sunflower Diversity in PNAS

 Dr. Jennifer Mandel, assistant professor of Biological Sciences, has authored an article published in PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America). “A fully resolved backbone phylogeny reveals numerous dispersals and explosive diversifications throughout the history of Asteraceae” is published in the June 17 issue.

                                                                        Read more about the importance of sunflowers>

- Friday, June 14 -

Zabi Rezaee book

UofM’s Dr. Zabihollah Rezaee Authors Book on Business Sustainability in Asia

Business Sustainability in Asia: Compliance, Performance, and Integrated Reporting and Assurance is the most recent book authored by Dr. Zabihollah Rezaee on business sustainability worldwide, specifically in Asia.

Read more about Dr. Rezaee's book>

- Monday, June 10 -

CAESER research teamCAESER to Host Second Public Meeting on Aquifer Study on Tuesday

CAESER will host its second public meeting on Tuesday, June 11, from 5:30-7 p.m., at the Hollywood Community Center, 1560 N. Hollywood St., Memphis, Tennessee 38108.

Learn more about CAESER >

- Thursday, June 6 -

University of Memphis Research & InnovationUofM and Epicenter collaborate to strengthen Deep Science Entrepreneurship

The UofM and Epicenter have partnered to create a program designed to give enterprising PhDs the opportunity to turn research-based intellectual property into local startup companies.

Read more about the partnership >

- Wednesday, June 5 -

Kemmons Wilson studentUofM Board of Trustees approves new culinary institute

The University of Memphis Board of Trustees approved the KWS-CAFÉ (Culinary Arts and Foodservice Enterprise) as an expansion of the Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality & Resort Management.

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Chanel Hudson-MarksPerseverance Personified: How Chanel Went From the UofM to the World Cup

Creating a legacy isn’t always about success over a long period of time. Sometimes, it’s about persistence, being receptive to change and taking advantage of the important moments you’re presented.

Read more about Chanel's journey to the World Cup >