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Category: New Developments

Crosstown Radio Partnership Announces New Call Letters, Branding, Hires

A new, non-commercial radio partnership, aimed at amplifying the voices of individuals in the Mid-South, is set for launch on 91.7 FM and online in early fall. The station’s call letters, WYXR, symbolize the station’s commitment to community. WYXR, which stands for “Your Crosstown Radio,” serves as a nod to Crosstown Concourse,…

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Journalism and Strategic Media students launch “Life in Quarantine” podcast

Students with The University of Memphis Department of Journalism and Strategic Media have launched a new podcast series titled “Life in Quarantine: Our Stories from the New Plague.” The new podcast, which was developed under the guidance of Assistant Professor of Journalism and Strategic Media Robby Byrd as part of…

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UofM student Compton McMurry releases debut single “Coming In”

UofM singer-songwriter Compton McMurry released a new single today titled “Coming In” from his debut album, East. McMurry, a student with the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music , teamed with Grammy-nominated engineer Logan Green for the production of East, which will release next month. For more information on Compton…

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CCFA Launches New Arts Entrepreneurship Certification

The College of Communication and Fine Arts is now offering an Arts Entrepreneurship Graduate Certificate as an available program for prospective businessmen and women with existing backgrounds in creative fields. “This is a brand-new initiative that’s sponsored by the CCFA,” said Dr. Ryan Fisher, associate dean of the College of…

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UofM Dept. of Art Provides “Art Education from a Box” for Remote Learners

The The University of Memphis Department of Art Education is helping students stay creative at home with a new “Art Education from a Box” program. “I wanted to make sure that all of my students had an opportunity to participate in hands-on art education projects in addition to the written…

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CCFA’s Arts and Health Initiative aims to redefine wellness in the creative community

A growing interest in arts and health initiatives within the higher education sector, both nationally and internationally, combined with the ongoing pursuit of high-profile research has led to the creation of The University of Memphis Arts and Health Initiative. The program, which was launched in spring of 2018 by Dr.…

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UofM teams with Crosstown Concourse and The Daily Memphian to bring big changes to WUMR 91.7 FM

A nonprofit collaboration between the University of Memphis, Crosstown Concourse and The Daily Memphian will bring a fresh, new format to the campus radio station WUMR 91.7 FM. “I am delighted that this new partnership and its expanded programming will create further opportunities for our students and the wider Memphis…

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