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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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Founder’s Week at CBU begins on Monday, April 7, the official feast day of Saint John Baptist de La Salle, founder of the De La Salle Christian Brothers and patron saint of teachers. A Founder’s Week Heritage Mass, celebrated at … Continue reading

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Ignite is a geek event in over 100 cities worldwide. At theses events, Ignite presenters share their personal and professional passions, using 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds for a total of just five minutes. And, for the second … Continue reading

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Gabriel Bol Deng, a former Lost Boy of Sudan, will speak in Spain Auditorium at CBU on Thursday, April 3 at 3:00 p.m. Deng was 10 years old when North Sudanese Murahileen militiamen led a violent attack on his village of Ariang … Continue reading

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Memphis, TN – Christian Brothers University will play host to the first annual Memphis Cup of Nations Soccer Tournament and Festival on April 12, 2014. The all-day event will be held at CBU’s Signaigo Field, with soccer matches featuring 16 … Continue reading

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