September 2023 News Release Archive

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- Friday, September 29 -

dean joshiSchool of Public Health offering dual enrollment to high school students to address today’s public health challenges

The School of Public Health at the University of Memphis recently launched an initiative to empower high school students in the Memphis community and beyond to solve public health challenges facing communities today.

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- Thursday, September 28 -

galaxy or fossil watchWearable AI Startup Turns Watches into Stress Assistants Using Licensed University of Memphis Technology

Feeling tense or nervous? As it turns out, there is an app for that, one which can detect common stressors that often generate those feelings, and it was created with technology developed at the University of Memphis.

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- Thursday, September 21 -

engineering studentsUniversity of Memphis Wins Major Instrumentation Investment Across Multiple Disciplines


The University of Memphis, a Carnegie R1 institution, recently won three grants from the National Science Foundation’s nationally competitive Major Research Instrumentation Program, an investment valued at over $2 million.  


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- Monday, September 18 -

memphis aquifer graphicUofM’s CAESER Releases Results from 5-Year, $5 million MLGW Aquifer Study

After five years of research, the Center for Applied Earth Sciences and Engineering Research (CAESER) released the results of their study on the Memphis aquifer, finding that the clay layer is not as complete as previously thought. The study’s results are available at caeser.memphis.edu.

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- Thursday, September 14 -

University of Memphis Lambuth Constellation Planetarium

UofM Lambuth M. D. Anderson Planetarium Participating in Sixth Annual Tennessee STEAM Festival

Science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) will come to life at events and activities across the state during the sixth annual Tennessee STEAM Festival taking place Oct. 13-22.

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- Wednesday, September 13 -

University of Memphis Ned R. McWherter Library photo

Navy Week: University of Memphis Advances Strategic Research Partnership with the Naval Surface Warfare Center

As the University of Memphis prepares to host Navy football on Thursday evening, the UofM is highlighting a strategic research partnership with the Department of Defense and the Carderock Division of the Naval Surface Warfare Center.

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- Tuesday, September 12 -

University of Memphis Ned R. McWherter Library photo

University of Memphis Hosting ‘Local Elections Matter’ Discussion Featuring Expert Panel

To prepare voters for the upcoming October 5 City of Memphis Municipal Election, University Libraries and the Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change at the University of Memphis will present a moderated panel discussion, “Local Elections Matter,” on Sept. 19 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the Ned R. McWherter Library.

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- Friday, September 8 -

University of Memphis

University of Memphis Leads State of Tennessee in 2024 College Free Speech Rankings  

The University of Memphis is the top-ranked institution in Tennessee for free speech rights, according to the 2024 College Free Speech Rankings by the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression The rankings were developed based on survey information provided by 55,102 undergraduate students from 254 of the top universities across the United States. 

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- Thursday, September 7 -

University of Memphis Dr J Elliott Casal photoExperts Struggle to Identify Human Text from AI in Study Co-Authored by UofM’s Dr. J. Elliott Casal

University of Memphis Applied Linguistics professor Dr. J. Elliott Casal recently co-authored a study that revealed trained linguists and reviewers from top academic journals were largely unsuccessful in identifying artificial intelligence (AI) versus human writing of research abstracts, with an overall positive identification rate of only 38.9%.

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- Tuesday, September 5 -

University of memphis bridge photoUofM Secures Institutional Record $86M in Awards for FY23

The University of Memphis is proud to announce its unprecedented achievement of $86 million in research awards in FY23, setting a new record high for the institution. This remarkable feat, which significantly surpassed the previous record of $50 million, is the direct result of the University’s strategic efforts to foster a thriving research environment.

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