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TED Talks return to Memphis this week

TEDxMemphis is back for its second year with another diverse lineup of speakers ready to share their "ideas worth spreading"  on August 27.


Tech901 offers certified, diverse workers to the IT sector

Tech901, a Memphis nonprofit organization launched late last year, offers a variety of tech training in the community with an overall goal of increasing technology jobs in the city over the next 10 years.

By 2014, the MSO's endowment had dwindled to a few hundred thousand dollars, and an increasingly desperate symphony leadership decided to take its case to the public

New direction for Memphis Symphony Orchestra

One the city’s greatest musical assets looks to have a more stable future. With fresh leadership and an economical new partnership with the University of Memphis, the Memphis Symphony Orchestra continues to innovate its way back into the black. 

Crews Center for Entrepreneurship

Startup ecosystem grows on city's college campuses

As the startup ecosystem grows in the city of Memphis, it’s also expanding on the city’s college and university campuses where efforts are combining to encourage entrepreneurship.  

University District

Power in partnership: Neighborhood building in the U District

The landscape of the University District has gotten an upgrade since 2013 thanks in part to the work of University District, Inc. The development corporation has organized neighborhood stakeholders to help reduce crime, increase walkability and fight residential blight.
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