U of M pours $1.1B in local economy; R1 status would add $100 million more

By Updated: June 11, 2020 3:23 PM CT | Published: June 11, 2020 10:45 AM CT

Research funding at the University of Memphis is up 70% in the last year. 

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Ted Townsen M. David Rudd Carnegie R1 status economic impact

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers healthcare and higher education for The Daily Memphian.


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