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March 2012 Releases
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.
Flag Former Presidential Candidates Dean and Thompson Will Visit U of M
In a busy presidential election year, the U of M Student Government Association will welcome former presidential candidates to campus.
Canstruction U of M Will Host Off-Campus Housing Information Fair March 21
The U of M invites students, parents, faculty and staff to the 2012 Off-Campus Housing Information Fair Wednesday, March 21.
Canstruction “Canstruction” Event Will Build Engineering Skills and Fight Hunger
Students from 10 high schools in Memphis and Shelby County will build amazing structures from cans of food and help feed hungry people.
Students New York Times Media Columnist Brian Stelter Will Speak at U of M
The Marcus W. Orr Center at the U of M will present a talk by Brian Stelter, groundbreaking young media columnist for The New York Times.
Students Kemmons Wilson School Students Shine at National Conference
U of M students outperformed their peers at the National Society of Minorities in Hospitality annual conference.
Dr. Nigel Strudwick Distinguished Egyptologist to Speak at U of M March 15
Dr. Nigel Strudwick will present an illustrated lecture, “Capturing Ancient Egyptian Art: Norman and Nina de Garis Davies,” on March 15.
McKenzie Bornblum Judaic Studies Presents “From Creation to Christianity”
The Bornblum Judaic Studies program at the U of M will sponsor a two-day conference, “From Creation to Christianity,” March 19-20.
Chinese Camp Confucius Institute Will “Bring China to Memphis” With Summer Camps
The Confucius Institute at the U of M (CIUM) will partner with area schools to offer its fourth annual Chinese summer immersion camps.
Dr. Art Graesser Event Will Honor Graesser as Recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award
The University of Memphis will honor 62 professors who have each brought in more than $1 million in research grant funds since 1996. 
Bailey U of M Research Shows Lapdog Acquires Large Vocabulary
A research paper by faculty of the College of Communication Science and Disorders was published in the leading science journal PLoS ONE.
Lee Harris Law Professor is Named One of the Nation’s Top Black Lawyers
On Being a Black Lawyer has named Lee Harris as one of the 100 most influential black lawyers in the United States. 
Lambuth Information Sessions Will be Held at U of M’s Lambuth Campus
The University of Memphis will hold two public information sessions in the Wilder Student Union at the U of M Lambuth Campus on February 25th.

Other News

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
West Tennessee History Day Will Be March 24 at the U of M
University of Memphis Jazz Guitar Series Features Peter Bernstein on March 23
U of M Will Host Watch Parties to Cheer on Tigers Friday
Premiere of Hooks Documentary Will Be Highlight of Hooks Institute’s Annual Civil and Human Rights Conference April 18-20
U of M Will Offer Summer STEM Academy in July for High School Students
West Tennessee Earthquake History and Preparedness Will Be Topics of Forum March 16 at UofM’s Lambuth Campus
U of M Will Host Graduate School Recruitment Fair March 19th
Former CN Railway CEO Will Launch U of M’s Freight Transportation Leadership Academy
U of M Students Will Get a First-Hand Account of National Governance
New Degree Minor at U of M Will Prepare Students to Use Social Media
U of M Tapped to Help Develop Digital Tutoring Software for STEM Students and the U.S. Military
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