||Georgia Tech Professor Will Discuss Ida B. Wells September 28th
Crusading journalist and former Memphis resident Ida B. Wells will be the subject
of a public lecture Sept. 28.
||Growth of Presidential Power Will be Guest Speaker’s Topic at U of M
Karlyn Campbell will deliver a timely lecture at the U of M about presidential politics
and the growth of executive power.
||U of M is Named a “Military Friendly School” by Victory Media Inc.
Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into
civilian life, has included the U of M on its Military Friendly Schools.
||Joy Brown Wiener Will Receive 2012 Distinguished Achievement Award
Joy Brown Wiener is this year’s recipient of the Distinguished Achievement Award in
the Creative and Performing Arts.
||U of M’s River City Writers Series Will Welcome Poet Mary Leader
The River City Writers Series will open its fall season by welcoming poet Mary Leader
for two events.
||Career Expo Will Connect Students and Alumni to Jobs and Internships
This year’s Career and Internship Expo will offer students and alumni an opportunity
to find jobs and internships with prospective employers.
||U of M Enrollment Tops 22,000 for Third Consecutive Year
Enrollment figures released by the U of M reveal that 22,365 students enrolled in
||Author Will Discuss Growing Up In Shadow of Nuclear Weapons Plant
Kristen Iversen will discuss her new book, Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats, Sept. 13.
||Courtney Leon Joins U of M as Director of Programs for IPNL
Courtney Leon has joined the U of M as director of programs for the Institute for
Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership.
||Grant Will Benefit Students and Mobility-impaired Individuals
A grant to Dr. Joel Bumgardner will not only help educate students, but will ultimately
be of benefit to persons who are mobility-impaired.
||Morgan Morton Honored with TBR Chancellor’s Award
The Tennessee Board of Regents has honored Morgan Morton with the TBR Chancellor’s
Award for Excellence in Philanthropy.
||Tom Nenon Named Interim Provost for University of Memphis
Dr. Tom Nenon has been appointed interim provost at the University of Memphis.
Fourth Annual “Fogelman Feeds” Event October 6th at U of M Will Assist the Mid-South
October 27th Celebration Will Mark U of M Law School’s 50th Anniversary
“Freudian Futures” Will Be Theme of Spindel Conference Oct. 4-6
Help Form a More Sustainable World at “Tiger Blue Goes Green” Day Oct. 2
Readings in U of M Library Rotunda Will Mark Banned Books Week Oct. 1-5
Celebrate the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival with the U of M Confucius Institute Sept.
U of M’s Hooks Institute Gives Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention Its 2011 National Book Award
Sept. 27 Research Expo Will Showcase Innovations by U of M and Local Companies
U of M’s Hooks Institute for Social Change Will Hold Open House September 27
Where in the World Will You Go Next? Find Out at Study Abroad Fair Sept. 20
U of M Will Host Open House for Lambuth Campus Nursing School Sept. 26
September 18th Celebration Will Honor Legacy of “Memphis State Eight”
U of M Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law and Tennessee Bar Association Will Sponsor
Local Forum Sept. 18th as Part of Statewide Civility Forum Series
U of M Alumni Association Will Host Garden Party September 22nd on the Lambuth Campus
Fred Thompson Voices New U of M Television Commercial
Nursing School Will Honor First Graduating Class at Lecture/Luncheon Sept. 21
U of M Fares Well in College Rankings by Washington Monthly Magazine
Where in the World Will Pouncer Go Next? Find Out at Study Abroad Fair
Motlow State and U of M Sign Dual Admissions Agreement
Author of Full Body Burden will Kick Off U of M’s Orr Center Lecture Series September 13
“Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War” Will Feature Exhibit and Eight Presentations
at U of M