Founded in 1984, CCFA's Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology (IEAA) is one of the University's five Tennessee Centers of Excellence. An element
of the Department of Art, the Institute studies the art and culture of ancient Egypt
through teaching, research, exhibition and community education. IEAA supports an epigraphic
survey in the Great Hypostyle Hall of Karnak Temple in Luxor, Egypt, and partners
with the Italian Archaeological Mission at the tomb of Harwa at Thebes.
Our Center for Multimedia Arts (CMA) is a partner in the FedEx Institute of Technology and part of the Department
of Art. It maintains a design and consulting business, offering services in video
production, graphic and interactive design, planning and testing to support early
stages of new research, education and business initiatives. The Center trains students
in the use of product development, maintains a study-abroad exchange in digital media
and engages graduate assistants, undergraduate interns and Honors College students
in research activities.
The Center for Sustainable Design (CSD) is part of the Department of Architecture.The Center strives for leadership
in a new era of building and designing in Memphis and to develop principles of green
architecture that supports the environmental, economic and social conditions of the
Mid-South. It engages students from different academic disciplines in architectural
research, design, construction and evaluation.