VOL. 128 | NO. 190 | Monday, September 30, 2013
Dunavant Transportation Group recently completed the acquisition of the Houston and Dallas operations of Transportation Consultants Inc., a New Orleans-based third-party logistics provider founded in 1983.
University of Memphis law school enrollment holds steady as nation’s declines
As has been reported in national newspapers and business magazines for months, the fall’s law school enrollment nationally is down from this time last year and beyond.
Christian Brothers University president John Smarrelli still makes it into the classroom once or twice a semester to lecture on biochemistry.
While much of the public’s attention remains focused on the newly consolidated public schools, many of the Mid-South’s privately funded schools are quietly heralding their own milestones and new developments.
In the ongoing reformation of public education in Shelby County, the 2013-2014 school year has been one of milestones.
Speak Creative, a Memphis-based Web design and interactive agency, has already added a few people this year to its staff.
The day the fields in the suburban school races were just about set for November elections, Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir opened his re-election campaign with a fundraiser in East Memphis.
For Kim Cherry, executive vice president of corporate communications for First Horizon National Corp., a panel discussion with Kemmons Wilson Jr. and Pitt Hyde drove home the rich history of the city’s entrepreneurial spirit.
I first ran across the term structural tension in a book called “The Path of Least Resistance” by Robert Fritz. Structural tension has to do with the kind of tension that naturally moves things toward some sort of resolution.
NASHVILLE (AP) – A health care advocacy group is suing to halt emergency rules enacted in Tennessee to require background checks for people giving advice on new insurance marketplaces going into effect next week.
KNOXVILLE (AP) – The Oak Ridge National Laboratory plans to eliminate up to 475 jobs in an effort to cope with budget cuts and uncertainty about its financial picture in the future.
NASHVILLE (AP) – The Tennessee Department of Correction said Friday that it's switching from a three-drug method to execute death row inmates to a single-drug method.
WASHINGTON (AP) – With the blessing of an influential advisory panel, federal regulators are closer to letting airline passengers use their smartphones, tablets, e-readers and other electronic gadgets during takeoffs and landings.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A federal housing agency said Friday it needs a $1.7 billion bailout from the Treasury to cover projected losses in its reverse mortgage programs which allow seniors to borrow against their homes for everyday living expenses.