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Memphis in May

Starting Wednesday, the streets of downtown Memphis will be filled with the delicious aroma of smoky barbecue...


Rhodes College

“Spotlight on Lifelong Learning” is a weekly look at some of the exciting public conversations upcoming around Memphis. Host Jonathan Judaken is the Spence L. Wilson Chair in the Humanities at Rhodes College.

Mother’s Day Wisdom from a Doctor and a Mother

May 8, 2019
Church Health

My three children are all grown now, so it is a little easier to find time for myself.


Justin Fox Burks

Now at their peak, these luscious berries are the first fruits of the season.


Warning Signs of Adolescent Mental Illness

May 1, 2019
Church Health

Recently, three members of my Church Health family were impacted by the death by suicide of 15-year-old Fernando Montiel.


Rhodes College

“Spotlight on Lifelong Learning” is a weekly look at some of the exciting public conversations upcoming around Memphis. Host Jonathan Judaken is the Spence L. Wilson Chair in the Humanities at Rhodes College.

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To celebrate, you, of course, need to enjoy a margarita.


Katie Riordan

As Afrah Shmmakh quizzes her young, mostly English-speaking class on the Arabic alphabet, she offers praise for a correct response.

“Good job!” she says in accented English to one student enrolled in an Arabic course at Peace Ambassadors USA, an Islamic American community center in Nashville.

An immigrant from Yemen, Shmmakh finds small ways like this to practice her English vocabulary. She’s been here three years. Despite her efforts, she still doesn’t have a solid command of the language.  

Alcohol Use Disorders

Apr 24, 2019
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I once heard an astounding statistic:  10% of the people who drink alcoholic beverages in this country are responsible for consuming 70% of the alcohol. 


Jennifer Chandler

...is a great last minute dinner.


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