Tiger quarterback Jacob Karam was named to the 2013 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team for his volunteer outreach efforts at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Washington Monthly magazine ranked the University of Memphis 37th among 284 national colleges based on social mobility, research and service. The U of M is ranked sixth in the area of service staff, courses and financial aid support.
The College Database recognized the University of Memphis as the top college in Tennessee for students interested in military service.
U.S. News and World Report, in conjunction with the National Council on Teacher Quality, has ranked the elementary and secondary teacher preparation programs at the University of Memphis among the Honor Roll in its first Teacher Prep Review.
U.S. News and World Report has ranked the University of Memphis in the top 10 in online graduate business programs for veterans.
The University of Memphis chapter of Up 'til Dawn raised more than $122,000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital for the 2012-2013 academic year, making it the top fundraising chapter in the country.
Research led by University of Memphis Professor Kim Oller has been published in the prestigious journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The research deals with human infant sounds and how evaluation of those sounds may reveal deep roots of human language.
The C.H. Nash Museum at Chucalissa received the New Sponsor of the Year Award from AmeriCorps. The award recognizes the unique role the museum has played in coordinating service projects between AmeriCorps teams and community partners in southwest Memphis.
Dr. Rosie Phillips Bingham, vice president of Student Affairs, has been named a Distinguished Elder by the National Multicultural Conference and Summit. The award honors individuals who have been pioneers in recognizing the importance of addressing multicultural issues in the field of psychology, its practice, theory, education and training.
The Office of Naval Research selected the University of Memphis as one of four winners of its STEM Grand Challenge. The winning academic and industry teams will develop affordable digital tutoring software to improve the science, technology, engineering and math knowledge of middle and high school students.