UofM Magazine  |  Spring 2023

University of Memphis Spring 2023 Magazine Music Makers
| Feature Story |

Off & Running

From Afghanistan to the UofM, cello student Nazira Wali uses her talents to connect with the world and serve as an advocate for Afghan music.

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 | Features |


dr. charles crawford

60 Years of Service

In his 60 years at the UofM, Dr. Charles Crawford has successfully advised 38 doctoral dissertations and 61 master’s theses in addition to teaching various undergraduate courses.

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friends of the family photo

Friends of the Family

The UofM celebrated the opening of the Scheidt Family Performing Arts Center, a state-of-the-art facility made possible by personal connections that inspired meaningful philanthropy.

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therapy dog and owner

'I Am A Therapy Dog'

UofM graduate Tonia Hanson and her 5-year-old greyhound, Maverick, are consistently busy making stops all across Memphis as one of the teams with West TN Therapy Dogs.

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Uofm Alumni Spotlight Bob Canfield

Running For A Cause

Alumnus Bob Canfield has participated in numerous races across the country as an advocate for organ and tissue donation.

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DeAngelo Williams Photo

Tiger Legend

DeAngelo Williams — one of the greatest Tiger football players in history — will officially take his rightful place among the greatest college football players ever with his induction into the College Football Hall of Fame.

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Dr. Cailin Porter photo assistant professor in the Fogelman College of Business and Economics

Turnover Contagion

Dr. Caitlin Porter, an assistant professor in the Fogelman College of Business and Economics, focuses her research on the key factors behind employee turnover and how to retain top talent.

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Special Thanks To:

Bill Hardgrave

Tammy Hedges

Trent Shadid | tshadid@memphis.edu

University of Memphis Division for External Relations

Heather Hampton
Jeff Hulett
Leanne Kleinmann
Marty Lang
Amy Wimmer Schwarb
Jouy Thomas

Wendy Adams
Brooke Simpson
Matthew Smith