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June 2011 Releases
Common Cents University's Common Cents Senior Campaigns Kicks Off in Style
The Common Cents Senior Campaign kicked off with the Class of 2010 providing funding for artwork that has been placed in the University Center.
Architect Group Law School Restoration/Renovation Wins Honor from Architect Group
The Gulf States Region of the American Institute of Architects has given two firms honor for renovations for the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law.
Internship program Internship Program a Key to Stronger Mid-South Workforce
The benefits of the expanding internship program are obvious when it comes to students, but Shelby County’s top official says it does much more.
Rachel Starks University Provides Tips on Conserving Energy in New Video
A new video produced by the U of M includes energy-saving tips for the office and for dorm rooms.
Dr. Marcus W. Orr Marcus Orr Center Remains Magnet for Critical Thinking
Dr. Marcus W. Orr was an influential professor in the University of Memphis’ Department of History for three decades.
parade Art World Phenom Brings Innovative Exhibit to University
Nick Cave's art boastfully clangs, joyfully struts and vibrantly delights the eyes with a palette encompassing every color imaginable.
Sergio Mendoza Engineering Student Takes Top Prize at Aerospace Conference
Senior mechanical engineering student Sergio Mendoza Galvis won first place in the undergraduate division for his paper “Rotary Fuel Cell.”
State Senator Curtis S. Person U of M Honors Former State Senator
President Shirley Raines and the University of Memphis honored former Tennessee State Senator Curtis S. Person (BS ’56) earlier this year.
Richard Bausch Writing Workshop Features Award-winning Author
Aspiring fiction writers can polish their skills during the Moss Workshop in Fiction, led by award-winning author Richard Bausch at the U of M.
Daniel Mueller Student Spends Time with Theatre Greats in London's West End
Daniel Mueller spent three weeks with some of the greatest directors, producers, and designers on a musical in London's West End.
Kirk Whalum Kirk Whalum Will be Featured at Concert Benefiting WUMR
Kirk Whalum, 2011 Grammy Award-winner, will perform in conjunction with WUMR's annual Jazz in June Radiothon, held June 5-12.
Confucius Classrooms Award Enabled Study Abroad Director to Attend Seminar in India
Rebecca Laumann was one of only 10 participants selected to attend the Fulbright-sponsored International Education Seminar for Administrators.
Confucius Classrooms CIUM Awards Seven Confucius Classrooms Across Tennessee
Students across Tennessee are getting a leg up on their global competition by learning Chinese and studying China in depth.
Benjamin L. Hooks Institute Hooks Institute Selects Hands on the Freedom Plow for Book Award
The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change has selected Hands on the Freedom Plow as the winner of its National Book Award for 2010.
Dr. Leroy Dorsey Leroy Dorsey Named Chair of U of M Department of Communication
Dr. Leroy Dorsey has been named chair of the Department of Communication at the University of Memphis.

Other News

Two U of M Professors Will be Honored With the Order of French
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U of M Again Named to President's Community Service Honor Roll
Four U of M Students Receive Gilman Scholarship for International Study
Fulbright Program Grant Will Fund Two Graduate Students' Study Abroad
CREP Awarded $1.1 Million Contract To Study Early Literacy Intervention Program
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