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A Word of Advice?
Freilich, Malasri get Briggs Award
Faculty lauded as "distinguished"
Dasgupta receives Eminent Award
Lipman receives Hammond Award
Professors receive Research Awards
Graesser receives lifetime award
Just Baby Talk?
Recycling Event
Capturing time in a capsule
YoLo is cream of the crop
Names in the News

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May 2012 Update
Blanton and Williams A word of advice? Blanton and Williams have the answers for students
For the 10th year, the University of Memphis will honor two faculty members with its Alumni Association Distinguished Advising Award.
Freilich and Malasri Freilich and Malasri add Briggs Teaching Award to accomplishments
Dr. Mark Freilich and Kriangsiri “Top” Malasri received the 2012 Thomas W. Briggs Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award at the University of Memphis.
Teaching Award Four faculty lauded as “distinguished”
The University of Memphis honored four faculty members with its 2012 Alumni Association Distinguished Teaching Award. Dr. Sara Bridges, Dr. Tammy Jones, Dr. Thomas Meservy and Dr. Peter Wright.
A secure choice: Dasgupta receives Eminent Faculty Award A secure choice: Dasgupta receives Eminent Faculty Award
Dasgupta Dr. Dipankar Dasgupta, a professor of computer science and internationally known expert in cyber security, received the Willard R. Sparks Eminent Faculty Award.
Lipman receives Hammond Presidential Award Lipman receives Hammond Presidential Award
Sheri Lipman, University counsel at the University of Memphis, was awarded the Allen J. Hammond Presidential Service Award.
Alumni Association awards five researchers top award Alumni Association awards five researchers top award
The University of Memphis honored five faculty members with its 2012 Alumni Association Distinguished Research Award during Faculty Convocation April 20.
Graesser receives lifetime research award Graesser receives lifetime research award
Dr. Art Graesser, professor of psychology and founding co-director of the Institute for Intelligent Systems at the University of Memphis, received the first Presidential Award for Lifetime Achievement in Research from the University of Memphis.
Just baby talk? Research examines foundations of speech Just baby talk? Research examines foundations of speech
Two U of M professors of Communication Sciences and Disorders observe the ways infants squeal, growl and make vowel sounds to develop tools that can determine early risk markers for communicative disorders such as autism, hearing impairment or language delay.
U of M and Apple to co-host major e-recycling event U of M and Apple to co-host major e-recycling event
The University of Memphis and Apple Inc. will again co-host one of the largest e-recycling events in the Mid-South May 18-19 on campus.
U of M captures time in a capsule U of M captures time in a capsule
Thomas Marak has made a career of helping others capture moments in time and preserving these memories for hundreds, if not thousands of years.
Yolo is the cream of the crop Yolo is the cream of the crop
The taste of success for three University of Memphis graduates is so sweet – and salty, drizzled with melted chocolate fudge and a few sprinkles for flair.
Names in the news Names in the news
Read about the research and achievements of University of Memphis faculty and staff.
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