April 2020 Press Releases
- Tuesday, April 28 -
173,000 meals provided by YMCA, Chartwells and UofM partnership for Shelby County students during crisis
The YMCA, Chartwells and University of Memphis partnership has provided 173,000 meals for Shelby County students during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Read more about the partnership>
- Thursday, April 23 -
UofM committed to reducing research innovation barriers during COVID-19 pandemic
The University of Memphis has endorsed and committed to the COVID-19 Licensing Guidelines recently released by the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM), the global association of technology transfer professionals.
Learn more about the guidelines>
- Wednesday, April 22 -
UofM Board of Trustee Cato Johnson Selected to Gov. Bill Lee’s Healthcare Working Group
Cato Johnson, University of Memphis Board of Trustee and chief of staff/public policy and regulatory affairs of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, has been selected to serve on Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee’s Healthcare Working Group.
Read more about the appointment>
- Monday, April 20 -
UofM to Host Site for Mid-South Food Bank’s Mobile Pantry Program Tuesday
The University of Memphis will serve as a host site for the Mid-South Food Bank’s Mobile Pantry Program Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the Central Avenue parking lot next to the Holiday Inn on campus.
More details about the program>
- Friday, April 17 -
FedEx Institute of Technology Holding Virtual Hackathon to Highlight Important Issues During Pandemic
As an opportunity to come together (virtually) to identify, support and bring innovative solutions to some of the most pressing challenges currently affecting us all, the FedEx Institute of Technology will host the Fighting It Together Virtual Hackathon April 20-24.
Read more about FedEx Institute initiatives>
- Tuesday, April 14 -
Salehi Conducts Water Quality Research in Response to COVID-19 Building Closures
Dr. Maryam Salehi, assistant professor of Civil Engineering, is a collaborator in a multi-university study concerning water safety in buildings closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Thursday, April 9 -
UofM & Chartwells partner to package as many as 10,000 meals a day for Shelby County students during crisis
The University of Memphis and Chartwells have partnered to package as many as 10,000 meals in a single day for Shelby County students during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
- Tuesday, April 7 -
MD2K Researchers Launch New App for Personal Tracking of Social Distancing
Researchers at the MD2K Center of Excellence, headquartered at the University of Memphis, announce the launch of a free mobile app called mContain to help track social distancing during the COVID-19 outbreak with a goal to reduce community transmission.
- Thursday, April 2 -
Memphis Law Named Best Law School Building in the U.S. for Third Time
The Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law has again been ranked No. 1 on preLaw magazine’s list of Best Law School Buildings in the nation in its spring 2020 issue.
Read more about the recognition>
- Wednesday, April 1 -
UofM 3D-Printing Face Shield Frames for Le Bonheur and State Hospitals
The University is fabricating face shield frames using its 3D printers 24 hours a day in its state-of-the-art Metal Additive Manufacturing Lab.