Update - The newsletter for the University of Memphis
More September Features:

FedEx Institute takes research and development to new heights

Initiative revives floundering neighborhoods

Kemmons Wilson family makes significant gift to U of M

Profile: Dean Richard Sweigard

Names in the news

U of M seeks nominations for Honorary Degree


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September 2013 Update
FedEx Ten years later: FedEx Institute takes research and economic development to new heights
U of M psychology professor Dr. Art Graesser was working in rather cramped research space in early 2000 when he heard news that FedEx Corp. and its founder and CEO Fred Smith had decided to collaborate with the University on the construction of a state-of-the-art research center on campus — the FedEx Institute of Technology.
Engaged Scholarship Finding lost ‘soul’: initiative revives floundering neighborhoods
The University of Memphis is having a major impact on the stability and economic growth of several low-income Memphis neighborhoods through initiatives such as “Strengthening Communities” and a major focus on engaged scholarship.
Kemmons Wilson Kemmons Wilson family makes significant gift to U of M
A new commitment totaling nearly $3 million to the University of Memphis marks another milestone in the historic support of the Kemmons Wilson Family Foundation and the Kemmons Wilson Companies.
Dean Richard Sweigard Profile: Dean Richard Sweigard
In Update, we are profiling the deans of our colleges and schools. In this issue, we feature Dr. Richard Sweigard, who joined the U of M as dean of the Herff College of Engineering in June.
Names in the news Names in the news
Read about the research and achievements of University of Memphis faculty and staff.
Honorary Degree U of M seeks nominations for Honorary Degree recipient
The University of Memphis is seeking nominations for its honorary degree award.
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