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April 2012 Releases
Delta Symposium Delta Conference on June 8th Will Offer Taste of Everything Southern
“The Delta – Everything Southern!” Conference at the U of M will offer a day of distinguished speakers, images, and music of the Mississippi Delta.
Perkins Acclaimed Nurse Educator Ignatius Perkins Will Speak at U of M April 26
Bro. Ignatius Perkins will discuss “Fulfilling Nursing’s Promise – The Ethics of Healing and Hope at the End of Life” at the University of Memphis.
Ramesses Ramesses II Will Begin His Reign at U of M on April 24
A ceremony fit for a king – or a pharaoh – will formally welcome Ramesses II to his new home at the U of M campus on April 24.
Art Students Will Open Thesis Exhibition at Marshall Arts Gallery Downtown
The U of M will present “Draw. Shoot. Dye.,” a thesis exhibition by graduating seniors who will be receiving bachelor of fine arts degrees.
Melanie Sparks Honors Student Melanie Sparks Earns Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship
University of Memphis student Melanie Sparks was named a recipient of the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.
ROTC ROTC Cadets from Across the Country will Compete in Drill Meet
The 5th annual Naval ROTC Drill Meet at the University of Memphis will be held Saturday, April 14.
Leprohon University of Toronto Egyptologist Will Speak April 12 at the U of M
Dr. Ronald J. Leprohon will be the guest speaker at this year’s Ninth Annual Legacy of Egypt lectureat the U of M.
Alumni U of M Reunion Weekend Will Open Doors to Alumni and Community
The U of M hosts a Centennial Reunion Weekend that is open to thousands of U of M alumni, faculty, staff, and students from around the world.
Roy Blount Jr. River City Writers Series Will Welcome Roy Blount Jr.
The River City Writers Series at the U of M will welcome essayist, journalist, author, and humorist Roy Blount Jr. for two events.
Dr. Maurice Mendel Dr. Maurice Mendel Receives Honors of Council from CAPCSD
Dr. Maurice Mendel has received the highest honor bestowed by the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
Destin Tucker U of M Coordinator Named Outstanding Orientation Professional Region
Destin Tucker has received the Outstanding Orientation Professional Award for Region VI of the National Orientation Directors Association.
Flag Meet Coaches Pastner, Fuente, and McFerrin at Lambuth Campus
The Alumni Association and the Tiger Scholarship Fund are offering a chance to meet and greet U of M coaches during the spring Tiger Tour.
Flag More than 900 Students Will Complete In Foreign Language Fair
More than 900 high school students will demonstrate their knowledge of other nations’ languages and cultures at the annual Foreign Language Fair.
Expo U of M Will Host Career and Internship Expo April 4
The Career Services Office and Academic Internship Office will offer students an opportunity to find jobs with more than 40 employers.
Turner U of M Professor K.B. Turner Selected for Maxine Smith Fellows Program
Dr. K.B. Turner of the University of Memphis has been selected to participate in the 2012 Maxine Smith Fellows Program.
Oliphant History Scholar Will Explore “Britain’s Cherokee Frontier” April 5
British scholar Dr. John Oliphant will explore “Britain’s Cherokee Frontier” April 5 at the University of Memphis.

Other News

Centennial Commencement Ceremonies for the U of M Will be May 5th
Baccalaureate Ceremony May 3rd Will Honor First Graduates of U of M’s Lambuth Campus
U of M Offers Grant for Students Living on Lambuth Campus
U of M School of Public Health Will Showcase its New Offices April 26th
New U of M Summer Program Will Give High School Students an Up-close Look at Science, Math, and Computer Majors
MFA Candidates from the U of M Will Hold Reading April 20 at Burke’s Books
U of M Faculty’s Academic and Advising Contributions Will be Highlighted April 16-20
Education Centennial Hall of Fame Reception Will Honor Twenty Alumni
U of M Wind Ensemble Will Be Featured at Lambuth Campus April 20th
Commemorative Bronze Tiger will be Unveiled April 20th During U of M’s Alumni Reunion Weekend
The Pinch Will Launch Spring Issue with Reception April 6
License Agreement Granted for U of M-Developed Water Testing Device
Two Appointed to Advisory Board of U of M’s FedEx Institute of Technology
U.S. News & World Report Ranks Three U of M Graduate Programs in Top 20
Herff College of Engineering Will Host Awards Dinner April 3
Application Deadline Extended for U of M Lambuth Campus Nursing Program
U of M Students’ Research Will be Showcased April 2
High School Juniors Can Learn More About U of M at Preview Day April 14
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