The University of Memphis (UofM) is a public research university in Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America. Founded in 1912, The UofM is a prominent research institution that welcomes over 22,000 students to campus every year. Diversity is one of our strengths. Students and faculty come from all over the world to be a part of the UofM experience, a campus that currently boasts 25 Chairs of Excellence and five state-approved Centers of Excellence that span across all academic disciplines. These include The Herff College of Engineering, The Center for Earthquake Research and Information (CERI), The Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, the former Lambuth University campus (now a branch campus of The University of Memphis), The Loewenberg College of Nursing, The School of Public Health, The College of Communication and Fine Arts, The FedEx Institute of Technology, The Advanced Distributed Learning Workforce Co-Lab, and The Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology.