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13 hrs ago | The Memphis Flyer

U of M Law School Ranked Among World's Most Impressive Law School Buildings

The University of Memphis' Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law is one of 50 legal institutions across the globe that have been recognized for boasting exceptional buildings.

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20 hrs ago | Business Journal

U of M graduates receive presidential appointments

The University of Memphis' Leadership Education and Development program can now boast D.C. appointments in the Obama Administration for three of its 2014 graduates.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Daily News

Owner Quitclaims Grove Park Center

Grove Park Center, the 94,200-square-foot office building at 4515 Poplar Ave . in East Memphis, has traded hands via quitclaim deed.

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Related Topix: Memphis, TN, Grove Park (Atlanta, GA), Shelby County, TN

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Bronte Blog

Buffy's Phrenology

Nineteenth-Century, Energies Annual Conference Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies March 27-30, 2014 University of Houston Panel,1F:,Childhood,Elswhere Moderator: Melissa Gniadek, Rice University " Written in the Schoolroom: Charlotte BrontA«'s Unpublishable Schoolgirls " | Ashly Bennett, Haverford College ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Houston, Rice University, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Colorado, Arts, Literature

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Enrollment for fall up sharply at U of M LambuthEnrollment for fall...

The University of Memphis Lambuth Campus in Jackson expects to enroll 855 students for the fall 2014 semester, an increase of 29 percent over 2013, according to a news release today.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Composer Kamran Ince, Present Music in harmony again

Present Music's season opener may be titled "Ince by Ince," but might just as appropriately been called "New Music Among Old Friends."

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Brookfield, WI, Entertainment

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Daily News

Move-In Day

Cale Alexander, left, and Conner Alexander are among the University of Memphis students who began moving into the dorms Thursday, Aug. 21, in anticipation of the start of class Monday.

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The Memphis Flyer

New Composers

In April of 2010, Rhodes College hosted Alex Ross, the music critic for the New Yorker and author of the book and blog The Rest Is Noise .

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Related Topix: Rhodes College, New York, Classical, Symphony, Arts

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WTOL-TV Toledo

Woodson will transfer to Tennessee

Memphis- Dominic Woodson didn't have to travel far to get the fresh start he told Josh Pastner he needed.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, University of Tennessee

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Daily News

'Two Ears, One Heart'

The phone rings and rings at the Memphis Crisis Center 19,000 times in 2013, or 2.2 times every hour, 52 times a day, 365 days a year.

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Related Topix: University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Business Journal

Lipscomb eyes restart of $134M Fairgrounds redevelopment

The long-awaited, sometimes controversial $134.2 million redevelopment of the Mid-South Fairgrounds is back on track, according to the city's point man.

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Related Topix: Christian Brothers University

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Business Journal

Rudd receives DoD award

David Rudd , president of the University of Memphis , has received the Military Health System Research Symposium Research Accomplishment Award for 2014 for work he has done for research on the suicide risk among U.S. soldiers.

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Related Topix: University of Utah, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Sun Aug 17, 2014

New Urban Legends

Ship of Fools

Origins: On 13 August 2014, the World News Daily Report web site published an article positing that the remains of a Viking ship had been unearthed on the banks of the Mississippi: A group of volunteers cleaning up the shores of the Mississippi river near the biggest city in Tennessee, have stumbled upon the remains of an ancient boat encrusted in ... (more)

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BroadwayWorld.com

Florida Author Releases New Historical/Religious Fiction Novel ? 'The Reluctant General'

Their world was falling apart. They had come to the land of the Canaanites to find a home where they could live in peace after years of slavery in Egypt.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Louisiana College, Palm Beach, FL, Arkansas State University, Theater, Arts

Lexington Herald-Leader

Marissa Steen wins third Symetra Tour title

Steen, the 24-year-old former University of Memphis player from West Chester, Ohio, closed with a bogey-free 6-under 66 for a four-stroke victory.

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Related Topix: West Chester, OH, Chester, OH

Fri Aug 15, 2014

CNN

Florida Author Releases New Historical/Religious Fiction Novel - The Reluctant General

Their world was falling apart. They had come to the land of the Canaanites to find a home where they could live in peace after years of slavery in Egypt.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Louisiana College, Palm Beach, FL, Arkansas State University, Theater, Arts

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Business Journal

New study ranks Memphis in top cities to start a business

Earlier this year, one of our reporters predicted that the environment for small business was bound to turn around after Memphis was ranked last in small business vitality out of 101 U.S. cities.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance

Christian Science Monitor

Enron's gift to students of language

The dog days of August call up, for the historically minded, anniversaries of some notable disasters: The "guns of August," for instance, boomed a century ago this year, as Europe lumbered into World War I. I'm thinking, though, of a more recent disaster, with no special peg to August, other than the memory of California's "rolling blackouts" in ... (more)

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Chronicle.com

Confuse Students to Help Them Learn

If you had to pick a single word to explain how Derek Muller ended up in a Perth hotel room arguing with an empty chair, it probably would be "confusion."

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Related Topix: University of Notre Dame

MDJonline.com

Dansby's day

Marietta Mayor Steve Tumlin, left, hands the key to the city to Dansby Swanson, a 2012 graduate of Marietta High School.

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Related Topix: Vanderbilt University, Marietta, OH

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