- Thursday, November 30 -

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University of Memphis to Add Student Housing at Park Avenue Campus

New apartment-style student housing is planned for the University of Memphis campus in the fall of 2026 thanks to a public-private partnership between the University and The Annex Group, a national developer building innovative housing communities at universities across the country.

Read more on the upcoming student housing additions

- Monday, November 27 -


Bruns Scholarship Challenge Fund Raises $3 Million, Creates Record-Breaking Number of Scholarships at UofM

The Bruns Scholarship Challenge fully matched  $1 million to create 36 new scholarships, collectively raising $3 million in three years from alumni and friends of the University of Memphis, the University announced today ahead of Giving Tuesday. The record-breaking number of scholarships demonstrates the incredible power of collective impact.

Read about the scholarship challenge

- Wednesday, November 22 -


UofM Journalism and Strategic Media Chapter Honor

The 2023 Journalism and Strategic Media Outstanding Alumni Awards took place on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023, at the Penny Hardaway Hall of Fame. This event, hosted by the Department of Journalism and Strategic Media Alumni Chapter, honored six individuals who have made a measurable impact on advertising, journalism, public relations and strategic visual media in Memphis.

Join us in celebrating excellence in media

- Tuesday, November 21 -


Smith Family Makes Largest Donation in University of Memphis History

The Frederick W. Smith Family, headed by the founder and executive chairman of FedEx, has committed a $50 million challenge gift to the University of Memphis for renovations to Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium.

Learn how this substantial gift will help us ascend nationally

- Tuesday, November 14 -

The University of Memphis campus autumn afternoon Photo credit: Wendy Adams

University of Memphis joins Common App’s Direct Admissions program

The University of Memphis recently became the first Tennessee institution of higher education to participate in Common App’s Direct Admissions program, giving students an accessible and equitable college enrollment experience. Common App is now available at 70 universities across the country, providing over 200,000 first-generation and low- and middle-income students who are college-interested with proactive admissions offers.

Read more about student opportunities

- Tuesday, November 14 -

hooks institute students renovation

Hooks Institute Turns Office Renovation into Hands-On Learning Opportunity

With hard hats and T squares at the ready, students from the University of Memphis are taking part in a unique learning opportunity offered by the Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change.

Read the full article

- Thursday, November 9 -

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UofM to Honor Student Veterans for Academic Achievements, Service at Inaugural Clement Santi Awards Ceremony

This Veterans Day, University of Memphis student veterans will be honored for their service and dedication to their education at the inaugural Clement Santi Courage Awards and Veterans Recognition Ceremony taking place at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10.

Read about the Veterans Day ceremony

- Wednesday, November 8 -


University of Memphis Center Spearheads Regional Ecosystem to Address Need for Skilled Workforce in the Mid-South

The Center for Regional Economic Enrichment at the University of Memphis, with assistance from the U.S. Economic Development Administration, kicked off a workforce development initiative on Wednesday, Nov. 8, to provide in-demand industry credentials to participants in a tri-state area.

Read more about workforce re-engagement opportunities

- Wednesday, November 8 -

biomedical engineering students

University of Memphis Partners with TheraSyn Bio to Advance Synthetic Biology Research in Biomedical, Bioscience, Cybersecurity Fields

The University of Memphis and Massachusetts-based synthetic biology company TheraSyn Bio Inc. are partnering to advance synthetic biology research within the University’s biomedical, bioscience and computer science departments.

Read about the future of synthetic biology research

- November 3, 2023 -

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UofM, UTHSC Awarded $1 Million Collaborative Grant to Improve Behavioral Health Care for Youth in Memphis and Mid-South

Memphis, Tenn. (November 3, 2023) – A collaborative program between the University of Memphis (UofM) and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center  (UTHSC), funded by a two-year $1 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), aims to increase the behavioral health workforce in Memphis and the Mid-South.

Read more about the Collaborative Grant to improve Behavioral Health in Memphis

- Thursday, November 2 -


UofM Center for Information Assurance Receives $1M as Part of Cybersecurity Research Award from FEMA, DHS

As a core member of the National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium, the University of Memphis Center for Information Assurance has received $1 million as part of a larger grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Homeland Security to conduct research on cybersecurity issues with a goal of developing workforce education resources for various industry sectors.

Read more about the research grant