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More November Features:

Picture Perfect
Power of Soul
U of M recruiting efforts
Bausch lands award
Lending a hand
Talking Head
Revved up research

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February 2010 Briefs

Bygone Days, The 1940s had its share of ups and downs with celebrity visit, WW II. Read more

Brain Drain? Healthy lunch habits can mean a more productive day at the office. Read more

Ring Container Technologies Inc. has made a $300,000 gift to establish the Ring Companies Professorship Fund in the Herff College of Engineering at the U of M. The Professorships will allow the Herff College to retain highcaliber faculty.

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Update November 2009
Professor Bond offers snapshot of Rev. L.O. Taylor's life story
Rev. L.O. Taylor is most remembered for lugging his bulky Eastman Kodak Camera No. 2- D, newfangled movie camera and audio recording machine to churches and businesses in the Binghamton area of Memphis.
Power of Soul: Santo's Memphis Music Magnet
Ask anybody what pops into their head when Memphis is mentioned and they may respond with Elvis, barbeque or blues, but there is a place inextricably linked to Memphis heritage...
U of M intensifies recruiting efforts
In 1970, a small number of students at then Memphis State University gathered around the flagpole in front of the Administration Building in an attempt to lower the flag in memory of four Kent State students...
Bausch lands prestigious writing award
Richard Bausch, who holds the Moss Chair of Excellence in English at the University of Memphis, has won the Dayton Literary Peace Prize for his novel Peace.
Professors offer glimpse of Chinese health care
We were among eight health care consultants and state health officials from Tennessee to visit China this past summer.
Graesser a talking head for artificial intelligence
Psychology professor Dr. Art Graesser is one of the world’s leading authorities on artificial intelligence.
Revved up research efforts push Center for Applied Psychological Research even higher
Tennesseans may remember Lamar Alexander wearing a red and black lumberjack shirt as he trekked 1,000 miles across the state campaigning for governor.
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