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July 2011 Releases
U of M Symphony Orchestra is Runner-Up in Competition
The University of Memphis Symphony Orchestra placed second in the American Prize competition for Orchestra Performance (college/university).
U of M Law Alumni Board Announces President and New Members
The University of Memphis Law Alumni Board has chosen Tanja L. Thompson as its new president.
Dr. R. Eugene Smith Longtime U of M Administrator R. Eugene Smith Dies
Dr. R. Eugene Smith, former Vice President for Business and Finance at the University of Memphis, died July 21 at Baptist Hospital in Memphis.
TBR Selects U of M's Danita Macon as a Maxine Smith Fellow
Danita Macon of the U of M has been selected to participate in the 2011 Maxine Smith Fellows Program of the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR).
U of M Law Alumni Will Honor Pillars of the Local Legal Community
Six people will be recognized for their contributions when the School’s alumni chapter hosts its 2011 Pillars of Excellence recognition program.
Lee Harris U of M Student Explores Philosophy Among Ruins of Ancient Greece
University of Memphis student Sam Parker Strantz recently participated in a unique study abroad program through Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity.
Lee Harris Watson Is Named Interim VP for Information Technology at the U of M
Ellen Watson has been appointed on an interim basis to serve as vice president for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer.
Lee Harris Professor Addresses American Constitution Society's Convention
Lee Harris spoke to the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy during its 10th annual convention in Washington, D.C., earlier this month.
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.

Other News

Two U of M Professors Will be Honored With the Order of French
Academic Palms

U of M Again Named to President's Community Service Honor Roll
U of M Nursing Graduates Have Perfect Passage Rate on Licensing Exam
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