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Rudd Named Provost at the University of Memphis

Dr. M. David Rudd has been named provost of the University of Memphis, effective in late March. He is currently dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Science at the University of Utah. Know More

U.S. News & World Report Names U of M in Top Ten for Student Internships

The University of Memphis has one of the top 10 most successful internship programs of any college or university in the nation, according to the "Short List," published by U.S. News & World Report. At the U of M, 52 percent of students held internships prior to getting their undergraduate degrees. This compares to a national average of 36.9 percent for the class of 2011, the year the data was compiled. Click Here For More Information

The Confucius Institute at the University of Memphis (CIUM) Selected as One of the Top Confucius Institutes in the World

The Confucius Institute at the University of Memphis (CIUM) was recently selected as one of the top seven Confucius Institutes in the United States and one of the top twenty-six Confucius Institutes in the world by the National Office for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language (Hanban). Hanban is the corporate headquarters for Confucius Institutes and Confucius Classrooms worldwide. Read more

AmeriCorps Service Award Recognizes C.H. Nash Museum at Chucalissa 

The C.H. Nash Museum at Chucalissa received the New Sponsor of the Year award from AmeriCorps (a part of the National Civilian Community Corps, or NCCC) during the winter graduation ceremony at the Southern Region campus in Vicksburg, Miss., last week. The award recognizes the unique role the C.H. Nash Museum has played in coordinating collaborative projects between AmeriCorps teams and community partners in Southwest Memphis. The eight-week AmeriCorps teams are housed at the C.H. Nash Museum and conduct service projects at Chucalissa, the Westwood Neighborhood, and T.O. Fuller State Park. For More Information

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