Alpha Gamma Delta sorority’s annual philanthropy week advocating for food insecurity continued Tuesday, hosting a “Meal Swipe” drive benefiting the Tiger Pantry in the U.C. Atrium, where students donated unused meals from their Tiger Den plans.
The University of Memphis received a $3.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) last Thursday to train individuals in the field of data science and fund research into programs that make data science easy for the public to use.
The University of Memphis men’s basketball program has not made it to the NCAA tournament in five years, and coach Penny Hardaway is in danger of missing the NCAA tournament for the second year in a row. The last two coaches who missed the NCAA tournament consecutive years did not return as …
Although the University of Memphis prides itself on its green nature while taking steps to ensure the sustainable development of its urban landscape, there appears to be a few areas the university needs vast improvements on.
Beginning for most people with Netflix in 2007, the streaming market has quickly exploded with a variety of service providers, each offering its own unique variety of content, emerging as the dominant way for students to enjoy entertainment media.
After more than two years have passed since two University of Memphis students were accused of raping the same victim, one alleged perpetrator has pleaded guilty to kidnapping, but not sexual assault, while the other was granted the motion to "go second."
Many students make the drive from their homes to the University of Memphis campus every day for class, yet for many students the drive itself is not the source of their frustrations, but rather one major factor: parking.
The men’s and women’s track and field team began their 2020 indoor campaign Sunday in Birmingham, Alabama. Coming off the six week winter break, there were only four days of official team practice to get the athletes prepared mentally to compete at a high level.
Fayette County Public Schools and the Univ. of Memphis’ Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change will unveil “Uplift the Vote,” a free civil rights exhibit focusing on events in Fayette County, Tenn.
The University of Memphis Student Wellness Advisory Board held the monthly Tiger Thrift Store, a free pop up show to give clothing to students, faculty and people for the holiday season Nov. 21 in the University Center Atrium.
World-Renowned children’s author Brian Selznick visited the University of Memphis Department of Theatre and Dance to share excerpts and illustrations from his new book entitled “Live Oak, With Moss” Nov. 21 at the Mainstage Theatre.
A University of Memphis worker within the University Center has accused the campus Chick-fil-A of unsanitary and health-code breaking practices.
As a part of International Week, the study abroad office at the University of Memphis Center for International Education Services is hosting information sessions all week on opportunities to earn school credit while traveling internationally.
Young journalists at the University of Memphis attended a panel last night about how they can maneuver through the media industry using their personal brand through today’s technology, as they apply for their first jobs.
Students had the opportunity to hear FedEx international head of IT Nik Puri present a business lecture he recently authored in a loose and intimate question-and-answer format catered by Panera.
An increase in college tuition for the next academic year across the state has been proposed in the upcoming 2020 and 2021 state budgets.
The University of Memphis Department of Health Studies partnered with Church Health Nov. 14 at the Crosstown Concourse to discuss Healthy Conversations in the kitchen to raise awareness about maintaining a proper diet.
The University of Memphis Tiger Pantry closed out the Food for Thought speaker series with a presentation on poverty and how food insecurity could affect students Nov. 14 at the Ned McWherter Library.
The University of Memphis held the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new culinary facility in Cordova. The property allows for a more expansive culinary focus for hospitality majors at the UofM.
On Nov. 13, the Ned R. McWherter Library hosted the fourth iteration of the biannual “NED Talks” series, an event based on the TED Talks series where researchers present their findings and discuss the future of their research, and will continue their series Nov. 14.
In recent years, the parking situation at the University of Memphis has been a reoccurring issue, yet certain issues may be resolved when the University of Memphis holds its hearing on parking and traffic rules Nov. 18 at 9 a.m. in the University Center.
Memphis has been hit with a cold front for the last couple of days. With ice on the roads and freezing winds, many college students do not want to take any risks and have chosen to skip school.
Consignment Music located on Park Avenue between Goodlett and Getwell will close before Christmas this year. The closing means a loss of convenience for local musicians, but could promise a new restaurant or attraction.
The University of Memphis’ WUMR FM 91.7 is anticipating a partnership with Crosstown Concourse and The Daily Memphian. The partnership is pending approval at the UofM board of trustees meeting Dec. 4.
From November 3rd to the 9th, Memphis Animal Services will make a concerted effort to raise awareness of opportunities to adopt homeless animals in observance of National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation week.
The University of Memphis celebrated and remembered the 30th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall by holding a discussion panel of several eyewitnesses of the event that united East and West Berlin.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced on Oct. 30 that the social media platform would be banning all political advertisements.
A major victory for current and future NCAA athletes occurred Tuesday afternoon when the NCAA ruled student athletes will be able to earn compensation based off of their name, image and likeness.
The Student Activities Council (SAC) decided to keep the headline performers for this year’s Bluff City Bash a mystery, intending to keep students on the edge of their seats and encourage them to discover the headliners by attending the event Nov 1.
The University of Memphis’ Office of Institutional Research hosted the first of a series of seminars Wednesday to both raise staff awareness about what college-related statistics the department collects and how faculty can use them.
Two University of Memphis students said several other students shouted homophobic slurs at them and forcibly removed them at a weekend party.
The University of Memphis has recruited DEVCON, a cybersecurity solutions company that protects websites from third parties attempting to steal user’s personal information, for their new UMRF Research Park.
Rather than going to exotic places like Panama Beach, Florida, or California for spring break, some University of Memphis students have decided to volunteer their time through the Alternative Break Experience (ABE).
The University of Memphis’s Admissions Office is preparing to select the 2020 orientation guide team with applications due Oct. 31. Orientation Guide Coordinators, Haeleah Lester and Jasmine Harrington, use interest meetings to inform students on the benefits of being in a student leadership…
Homecoming week is upon us at University of Memphis. The homecoming theme this year is Always True Blue, which is meant to encourage students to always show their school spirit.
Author and podcast host Andrew Klavan was greeted with a standing ovation after he was introduced at his lecture sponsored by the Memphis chapter of Young Americans for Freedom.
The University of Memphis TIGUrs Garden invited singer Keith Paluso from “The Voice” to perform at the Autumns Evening show Thursday night behind the Elma Roane Fieldhouse.
Halloween is an opportunity to dress up as a favorite character, scare the life out of unsuspecting friends and eat more candy than would ever be recommended.
The University of Memphis held a hearing Wednesday morning in the University Center open to all students and staff as a forum to clarify any questions regarding in-state tuition policy proposals, as per state requirements for new rules at public universities.
At the 7th annual Tiger Blue Goes Green Sweet Potato Pull, students, volunteers and faculty from the University of Memphis all pulled sweet potatoes from the TIGUrS garden behind the Elma Roane Fieldhouse.
The University of Memphis, alongside dining partner Chartwells, has now added food trucks to campus Tuesdays and Wednesdays, providing a variety of choices for students while the University Center dining hall is still partially under renovation.
The University of Memphis chapter of political organization, Young Americans for Freedom (YAF), plans to host a seminar with Andrew Klavan, screenwriter, author and host of the self-affiliated show on The Daily Wire about the controversial hot topic of fake news Thursday.
A group of human-rights demonstrators protested circumcision outside the University Center Tuesday by donning cowboy hats and all-white clothing, except for one area: the crotch. It was stained red to represent a bloody wound.
Nov. 8 marks the Student Leadership and Professional Competency (SLPC) Conference where students can hear from staff and local professionals about how certain skills translate to life past college.
As the sun set on Friday night, a group of certified wellness coaches held a guided meditation session on the UC lawn. Dinesh Kashikar, also known as Kashi, found meditation beneficial during college and now travels to campuses to help other stress-filled students.
The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Chapter hosted a Healthy Hair & Skin Symposium event Wednesday, Oct. 16, for female students inside the University of Memphis Psychology Auditorium.