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April 2013 Releases
Commencement U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander Will Address U of M Commencement May 11
The U of M chapter of Up ’til Dawn raised more than $122,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital during the 2012-2013 academic year.
Up til Dawn Up ’til Dawn Chapter is Tops Nationally in Fundraising for St. Jude
The U of M chapter of Up ’til Dawn raised more than $122,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital during the 2012-2013 academic year.
Dr. Carol Redmount Egyptian Institute Lecture Will Discuss Perils to Archaeological Sites
The Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology and the American Research Center in Egypt-Tennessee Chapter will host the Legacy of Egypt Lecture.
Brad Martin Brad Martin serves as Interim President as U of M Prepares for Search
TBR Chancellor Morgan has named R. Brad Martin to serve as interim president of the U of M effective July 1.
Dr. Shirley Raines Raines to Retire as President of University of Memphis
Shirley C. Raines, president of the University of Memphis, announced on April 15th that she will retire from the U of M effective June 30.
Lily Afshar Guitar Virtuoso Lily Afshar Will Blend Analysis and Performance
Lily Afshar will blend a fascinating analysis of etchings by Francisco Goya with her own inimitable performance on the classical guitar in a event.
Dr. Beverly Malone Dr. Beverly Malone Discusses Leadership Roles in Improving Health Care
Dr. Beverly Malone will visit the U of M to present the Loewenberg School of Nursing spring 2013 Distinguished Lecture on the leadership roles of nurses.
Shawn Johnson Leading Science Journal Publishes U of M Research
Research led by University of Memphis Professor Kimbrough Oller has been published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Shawn Johnson Olympic Medalist Will Speak at U of M April 8th
Shawn Johnson, who won gold and silver medals at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China, will speak at the U of M on Monday, April 8.
Iversen Former CEO of Multi-national Company Receives Highest Alumni Award
Arif Shakeel will be honored as this year’s Outstanding Alumnus of the University of Memphis’Herff College of Engineering.
Iversen Kristen Iversen’s Full Body Burden Is Selected for National Book Awards
A haunting work of narrative nonfiction by faculty member Kristen Iversen continues to garner national and international acclaim.
Ince Professor Wins American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Music
University of Memphis composition professor Kamran Ince has received an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Music.

Other News

U of M Offers New Presidential Tuition-Service Scholarships for Graduate Students
Robert Kennedy Jr. Will Address U of M Law School Graduates May 12th
Starbucks Opening On the University of Memphis Campus
High School Juniors Can Learn More About U of M at Preview Day April 27th
Literary Journal The Pinch Will Host Spring Release Party April 20
U of M is Named One of 100 Most Affordable Large Public Colleges in America
U of M’s Fogelman Business College’s Online MBA Program Ranked Among Nation’s Best
“Experience Counts” for Adults Who Want to Earn a College Degree
Celebrate the Planet During U of M’s Earth Day Event April 18th
Internationally Respected Education Expert Will Speak April 12th at U of M
U of M College Will Honor Exceptional Alumni and Faculty at Hall of Fame Reception April 23rd
Enjoy “Great Conversations” April 18th with Faculty of the U of M College of Arts & Sciences
U of M Transportation Researcher Will Participate in White House Forum April 4th
March-April Speaker Series Will Deal with Four Varied Aspects of Gardening
Receptions in Lexington and Jackson Will Inform Veterans About College Educational Opportunities
U of M Honors Students Will Present Research at National Conference April 11-13

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