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April 21, 2011

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Inside CCI – The newsletter for College of Communication and Information faculty, staff, and students.
Available online at
http://www.cci.utk.edu/insideCCI.

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COLLEGE NEWS

Morrison named Interim Director of the School of Advertising and Public Relations

Dean Mike Wirth announced the appointment of Professor Margaret Morrison to serve as Interim Director of the School of Advertising and Public Relations for 2011-12. 

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ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS

Morrison elected vice-president of the American Academy of Advertising

Professor Margaret Morrison has been elected Vice-president of the American Academy of Advertising (http://www.aaasite.org/ ). Her duties as vice-president include serving as program chair for the AAA 2012 Annual Conference.

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COMMUNICATION STUDIES

 School to host bi-annual McClung Public Speaking Contest

The School of Communication Studies will host the bi-annual McClung Public Speaking Contest Thursday, April 28th at 8 p.m. in Cox Auditorium of the Alumni Memorial Building. The competition will consist of five student finalists from more than 800 enrolled in Communication Studies 210 courses.  The event is coordinated by Communication Studies 217 honors students.  Everyone is welcome to attend.  For more information contact Laura Arnett Smith at larnett@utk.edu.

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INFORMATION SCIENCES

Allard speaks at two conferences

Associate Professor Suzie Allard delivered talks at two conferences during plenary sessions. Allard spoke on “Perfecting STEM Partnerships: Environmental Scientists, Information Scientists, Librarians & Educators, Oh My!” at the 2011 WebWise Conference sponsored by the Institute of Museum and Library Services held in Baltimore, Maryland on March 10. “DataONE: Facilitating eScience through Collaboration” was the title of her April 6 talk at the Third eScience Symposium hosted by the University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarians.

Winkelstein speaks at Workshop on Libraries and Human Rights

Ph.D. candidate Julie Winkelstein spoke at the Workshop on Libraries and Human Rights at the University of Arizona, Tucson on April 15. The Workshop was part of The Information Ethics Roundtable Conference on Information Rights as Human Rights that included professionals in philosophy, information science, and journalism. Winkelstein’s talk was titled, “The Role of the Public Library in the Lives of LGBTQ Homeless Teens.”

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JOURNALISM AND ELECTRONIC MEDIA

Gary Receives Phi Eta Sigma teaching award

Lecturer Lisa Gary was presented the Outstanding Teacher Award by Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society on April 10. 

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR

May 1, 3 PM

Annual PhD students/Faculty Tea –held at the home of Carol Tenopir and Jerry Lundeen

May 3, 6 – 7:30 PM

Honors Convocation, Senior Reception – CS at the UT Visitor’s Center

May 11, 10 AM – Noon

SIS Hooding Ceremony & Honors Convocation, UC Ballroom

May 12, 8:30 AM

CCI Commencement Ceremony, Thompson-Boling Arena

May 12, 4:30 PM

UT Graduate Hooding Ceremony, Thompson-Boling Arena

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Inside CCI is the newsletter for faculty, staff, and students of the College of Communication and Information.

 

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