University of Memphis News Releases

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- Friday, June 14 -

Zabi Rezaee book

UofM’s Dr. Zabihollah Rezaee Authors Book on Business Sustainability in Asia

Business Sustainability in Asia: Compliance, Performance, and Integrated Reporting and Assurance is the most recent book authored by Dr. Zabihollah Rezaee on business sustainability worldwide, specifically in Asia.

Read more about Dr. Rezaee's book>


- Monday, June 10 -

CAESER research teamCAESER to Host Second Public Meeting on Aquifer Study on Tuesday

CAESER will host its second public meeting on Tuesday, June 11, from 5:30-7 p.m., at the Hollywood Community Center, 1560 N. Hollywood St., Memphis, Tennessee 38108.

Learn more about CAESER >

- Thursday, June 6 -

University of Memphis Research & InnovationUofM and Epicenter collaborate to strengthen Deep Science Entrepreneurship

The UofM and Epicenter have partnered to create a program designed to give enterprising PhDs the opportunity to turn research-based intellectual property into local startup companies.

Read more about the partnership >

- Wednesday, June 5 -

Kemmons Wilson studentUofM Board of Trustees approves new culinary institute

The University of Memphis Board of Trustees approved the KWS-CAFÉ (Culinary Arts and Foodservice Enterprise) as an expansion of the Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality & Resort Management.

View other Trustee Meeting Notes >

Chanel Hudson-MarksPerseverance Personified: How Chanel Went From the UofM to the World Cup

Creating a legacy isn’t always about success over a long period of time. Sometimes, it’s about persistence, being receptive to change and taking advantage of the important moments you’re presented.

Read more about Chanel's journey to the World Cup >

| Top Stories |

Forum Will Connect Businesses with Skilled Employees Who Are Ex-Offenders >
May 29  |  The University of Memphis will host "A Forum Connecting Memphis-Area Businesses with Sources of Skilled, Qualified Employees Who are Ex-Offenders (An Operation: Safe Community Initiative)" Tuesday, June 11, from 8 a.m.­­–noon in the University Center Ballroom. A continental breakfast will be served from 8–8:30 a.m.

Exhibit of Photographs by Art Shay Illustrates 1960s Civil Rights Movement >
May 24  |  The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change at the University of Memphis and the Art Museum of the University of Memphis (AMUM) will co-host an exhibit featuring the work of freelance photographer Art Shay at the AMUM from June 24–Oct. 5. The museum is open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. 

$26.3 Million: UofM Setting Back-to-Back Records for Academic Fundraising >
May 23  |  The University of Memphis has secured consecutive records with $26,321,435 in academic commitments during the fiscal year ending June 30, surpassing the previous record of $23,145,635 raised in fiscal year 2018.

Bobby Fogelman Will Be Appointed Emeritus Lifetime Member of UofM Foundation >
May 20  |  Philanthropist Bobby Fogelman will be appointed an Emeritus Lifetime Foundation Board member. Read more about the support given by Mr. Bobby Fogelman and his family.

University of Memphis Foundation Adds New Board Members >
May 17  |  The University of Memphis Foundation has added two new members to its Board of Directors: Tanya Hart and Monica Wharton.

President Rudd Testifies Before Congress About College Completion >
May 9  |  In a hearing Thursday before the House Committee on Education and Labor's Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment, University of Memphis President David Rudd shared examples of successful programs and initiatives that the institution has implemented to raise higher retention and graduation rates for vulnerable student populations.  

University of Memphis Receives First Forward Designation >
May 1  |  The Center for First-generation Student Success, an initiative of NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and The Suder Foundation, recently announced their inaugural cohort of First Forward Institutions that includes the University of Memphis.