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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

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Daily News

Developers Try Again on Proposed Highland McDonald's

The developer behind a proposed McDonald's on Highland Avenue near the University of Memphis is making another attempt at the project.

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The Daily News

U of M's Rudd Touts Freshmen Growth

The student population at the University of Memphis is growing, but the city's largest higher education institution is becoming more selective about those who apply for admission.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Tennessee

WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

The 2014 NAACP Murfreesboro Branch Freedom Fund Banquet honorees

Currently, Miss Wilson is a senior at Central Magnet School with a 4.0 GPA and one of the valedictorians.

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Related Topix: African-American, Student Society, Alpha Theta, Coeducational Fraternities, Rutherford County, TN, Alpha Psi, Sororities, Murfreesboro, TN

BroadwayWorld.com

Lloyd Aur Norman Helms Lyric Video for Florida Georgia Line's 'Dirt'

Music Business Program faculty member Lloyd Aur Norman directed the lyric video for Florida Georgia Line's hit song "Dirt".

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Related Topix: Franklin, TN

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Daily News

Musical Tribute

Jack T. Cooper was born a few years after American modernist composer Charles Ives died, but this did not the stop them from connecting even before Cooper was born.

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Related Topix: Classical

The Jackson Sun

University of Memphis Lambuth Campus Honors Niles Reddick

University of Memphis President M. David Rudd gives Niles Reddick, new vice provost of U of M's Lambuth Campus, an introduction during an honorary ceremony at Wilder Student Union Tuesday.

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Business Journal

Get to know Greg Akers, new Managing Editor of MBJ

This week is my first as Managing Editor of Memphis Business Journal . But who am I? I know the answer , and now you can, too.

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Related Topix: Collierville, TN, Germantown, TN, Music!, Walk the Line, Drama Movies, Biography Movies

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