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Amanda Nell Edgar Wins Prestigious Karl R. Wallace Memorial Award from the National Communication Association

Amanda Nell Edgar, Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication & Film at the University of Memphis, recently received the 2021 Karl R. Wallace Memorial Award from the National Communication Association (NCA). “Not only is this one of the most prestigious national awards in the area of rhetoric, it is…

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Kim Marks Malone, APR, Fellow PRSA receives Steve and Linda Simon Family Fellowship

Kim Marks Malone, APR, Fellow PRSA, online program coordinator and PR instructor, has been awarded the Steve and Linda Simon Family Fellowship for 2021-24. The Simon Family Fellowship is the University’s first fellowship dedicated to a public relations faculty member. It honors the late SSPR founder Steve Simon and is…

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UofM Theatre Professor Receives Prestigious Fulbright Scholarship

Sarah Brown, associate professor in Theater & Dance at the University of Memphis, has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to Romania where she will teach performance and direct acting students in a series of solo shows for NATO. The award runs from October 2021 through June 2022. Brown will be teaching solo…

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Communication and Film professors’ book releases in paperback, wins NCA award

A book coauthored by two professors with the Department of Communication and Film in 2018 has been released in paperback format and earned recognition from the National Communication Association. “The Struggle over Black Lives Matter and All Lives Matter” by Dr. Andre E. Johnson, Associate Professor of Communication Studies, and…

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Department of Architecture students earn AIA, ARCC accolades

The University of Memphis Department of Architecture recently honored two students with medals from the American Institute of Architects and the Architecture Research Centers Consortium.  Both students earned the professional Master of Architecture degree in May 2020. Jeevan Thapa was announced as the 2020 recipient of the American Institute of…

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AMUM to host 37th Annual Juried Student Exhibition this weekend

This Saturday, Art Museum of the University of Memphis will host opening reception for the 37th Annual Juried Student Exhibition from 3 to 6 p.m. The exhibition will host works of UofM students across a variety of media including paintings, sculpture and graphic design. 51 students submitted 169 works of…

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Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music to host 3-day Memphis International Piano Festival and Competition

This weekend, the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music and Circle Music Center will host the Fourth Annual Memphis International Piano Festival and Competition. The event will kick off Friday, October 4, with masterclass presentations from renowned pianists Cathal Breslin of Arizona State University, Chris Guzman of Penn State University…

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