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CBU Engineering is Producing Face Shields for Healthcare Professionals

A 3D printer in the home of Mario Tellez-Gonzalez, a senior Mechanical Engineering major, and an example of the face shield headbands that it produces. MEMPHIS — Early in the period following Christian Brothers University’s decision to shift to remote learning in response to the threat of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, it became obvious that much of the university’s health science laboratory supplies would be unused and could be put to better use. The CBU School of... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Information and Resources

ANNOUNCEMENT FROM PRESIDENT SHANNON (MARCH 12, 2O2O)   News Updates (March 12, 2020) — After careful research and thoughtful consideration of all available options, the CBU Board of Trustees has approved a transition to remote learning as part of CBU’s response to the COVID-19 coronavirus. CBU will be cancelling all classes starting Friday, March 13 and continuing such class cancellations through Tuesday, March 17. Beginning on Wednesday, March 18,... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Wednesday, March 4, 2020

AutoZone Center for Community Engagement Hosts Poverty Simulation Event for MLK Week

MEMPHIS — The AutoZone Center for Community Engagement at Christian Brothers University (CBU) will host an event titled  Poverty Simulation at CBU: Honoring MLK's Legacy in Social and Economic Justice  in anticipation of MLK Day on Saturday, January 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Sabbatini Lounge in the Thomas Center on CBU's campus. As the kick-off to a week of CBU celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.’s civil rights work, the poverty simulation... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Monday, January 6, 2020

Ross Gallery Features Exhibitions by Paula Kovarik and Metal Museum Artists

MEMPHIS — The Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery at Christian Brothers University announces two exhibitions opening on January 10. Memphis artist Paula Kovarik  will exhibit her textile pieces in  “Stitched Dissent”  in the main gallery, and artists from the  Metal Museum  will exhibit new works in an “Forge, Cast, Fabricate”  in the gallery foyer. A public reception for the artists will be held on Friday, January... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Wednesday, January 1, 2020

CBU Hosts Panel Discussion for Women Entrepreneurship Week

Women Entrepreneurship Week  is celebrated around the world and across the United States the week of October 19-26. In honor and celebration of women entrepreneurs, the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Christian Brothers University (CBU) is hosting a panel on Friday, October 25 to discuss a variety of topics related to being a female business leader. This panel discussion will be held in Spain Auditorium in Buckman Hall on CBU’s campus, from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. This... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Tuesday, October 22, 2019

CBU Celebrates the Inauguration of Jack Shannon as the University’s 23rd President

MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University will celebrate the inauguration of Jack Shannon as its 23rd president throughout the week of September 29 - October 5. Members from all parts of the CBU community—students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends—will join together for various events to welcome President Shannon to the CBU family. To celebrate CBU’s Lasallian heritage, excellence in education, and commitment to service, the University has... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Friday, October 4, 2019

Ross Gallery Presents "The Great Moon Hoax" by Mark Schoon and Casey McGuire

Mark Schoon and  Casey McGuire “The Great Moon Hoax: Science and the Recreation of the Artificial” Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery, CBU September 20 - October 30, 2109 Opening Reception: Friday, September 20; 5:30-7:30 p.m. LEFT: Casey McGuire & Mark Schoon,  Comet 67P Churyumov–Gerasimenko , 40 x 40 inches, archival pigment print, 2018 RIGHT: Casey McGuire & Mark Schoon,  Silver and Gold , 16 x 16 inches, cyanotype, 2016 ... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Thursday, September 12, 2019

CBU Once Again Highly Rated by U.S. News, Princeton Review, and Forbes in Annual College Rankings

CBU moves into top 25 of Southern Regional Universities MEMPHIS — Christian Brothers University (CBU) continues to garner high marks from a list of prestigious rankings of colleges and universities, according to recent data released by U.S. News & World Report , the  Princeton Review , and Forbes. According to a list released September 9 by U.S. News & World Report, CBU jumped 14 spots — from #39 to #25 — among the top  Southern Regional... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Fresh Reads and Memphis Reads Select Locally Written History to Celebrate Memphis Bicentennial

Christian Brothers University’s “Fresh Reads” program and the citywide “Memphis Reads” program have selected a locally produced history of the city to celebrate the Memphis bicentennial. Memphis: 200 Years Together   brings together local writers and scholars to cover the breadth and depth of Memphis history, politics, culture, business, music, food, religion, sports, and art. From the Chickasaw Indians, the Civil War, and the yellow fever epidemic to the... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Ross Gallery Presents Exhibits by Justin Bowles and Melissa Wilkinson

The Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery at Christian Brothers University (CBU) announces two new exhibitions which will be on display through September 11, 2019. In the main gallery, Justin Bowles has created an installation entitled Temple of the Cha-Cha-Hua , while Melissa Wilkinson   exhibits a series of watercolor paintings collectively titled “Copia” in the gallery foyer. A public reception for both exhibitions will be held on Friday, August 23 from 5:30... Read More
Posted by Cory Dugan at Wednesday, August 7, 2019