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Memphis Reads, the citywide community reading program sponsored by Christian Brothers University and the Memphis Public Library and Information Center, in cooperation with the Memphis Mayor’s Office, will host author Dinaw Mengestu at both the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library … Continue reading

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Christian Brothers University (CBU) will honor Michael Pohlman as its 2014 Distinguished Alumnus and Analice Sowell as the Distinguished Young Alumna at its 3rd Annual Bell Tower Gala on Saturday, November 15. The Distinguished Alumnus Award, CBU’s highest alumni award, … Continue reading

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MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University (CBU) conferred its 2015 CBU Lasallian Fellowships at a dinner for the honorees and their families and friends on September 11, 2014. Ronald Fotso, Lauren Harrett, Mallory Harvey, Shanice Oliver and John David “JD” Wolfe … Continue reading

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MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University and the Memphis Public Library and Information Center, in cooperation with the Memphis Mayor’s Office, are partnering to present Memphis Reads, a city-wide initiative to promote literacy that will officially kick off on October 1. … Continue reading

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MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University (CBU) is making history among Lasallian institutions by becoming the first to incorporate a student chapter of the NAACP. In celebration, an official charter ceremony will take place on September 4 at 6:00 p.m. in … Continue reading

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MEMPHIS — An exhibition of photographic portraits entitled “Face It Memphis!” opens in the Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery at Christian Brothers University on August 15 with a public reception, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. The exhibit will be on display … Continue reading

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Nick Peña, Associate Professor of Art at CBU, is currently exhibiting his paintings at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens. The exhibition, titled “Processing the Ideal,” features large-scale paint­ings that re-visualize perceptions of the “American Dream” and the effects that pursuit … Continue reading

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MEMPHIS — On May 17, Christian Brothers University (CBU) will claim the distinction of graduating the first class of physician assistants educated in the city of Memphis — 31 students who were admitted into the first cohort of the city’s … Continue reading

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CBU will host a lecture and demonstration by Ben McClelland, the main author of the book Lifesaving Labradors, on April 30 at 5:30 p.m. in Spain Auditorium. McClelland is a Professor and Schillig Chair of English at the University of … Continue reading

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Christian Brothers University (CBU) will host its annual Sofapalooza music festival on April 25, starting at 5:00 p.m. in Boshwit Courtyard on the CBU campus, rain or shine. This year’s festival will feature five acts and a variety of musical … Continue reading

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