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March 26, 2010

Inside CCI

The newsletter for College of Communication and Information faculty, staff, and students.

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ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS

Childers paper accepted by Journal of Current Issues & Research in Advertising
“Three Decades of Visual Sexual Imagery in Magazine Advertising for Different Product Categories,” an article written by advertising assistant professor Courtney Childers and Tom Reichert and Len Reid of the University of Georgia, has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Current Issues & Research in Advertising.

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CENTER FOR INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES

Davis paper accepted in Journal of Forestry
The paper, “Do You Hear What I Hear:  Better Understanding of How Forest Management is Conceptualized and Practiced by Private Forest Landowners,” by CICS and SIS Post-Doctoral Researcher Miriam Davis and Professor J. Mark Fly of the UT Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries department has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Forestry

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INFORMATION SCIENCES

SIS faculty participate in Tenn. Library Association panel
Assistant professors Bharat Mehra, Kimberly Black, and Vandana Singh participated (along with Information Technology Research Lab partners Susan Simmons (Director, Clinch-Powell Regional Library) and Nancy Renfro (Director, Watauga Regional Library)) in a panel entitled “Rural Library Professionals as Change Agents in the 21st Century:  Integrating Information Technology Competencies in the Southern and Central Appalachian Region Phase I Planning and Recruitment,” at the Tennessee Library Association Annual Conference 2010: Marketing Matters, from March 17-19, in Memphis, Tennessee.

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JOURNALISM AND ELECTRONIC MEDIA

Harmon to present at Conceptions of Library and Information Science Conference
“Why People are Poor, and Why Are People Wealthy: Powerful Frames,” a paper by associate professor Mark D. Harmon, has been accepted as a poster presentation at the 7th International Conference on Conceptions of Library and Information Science, June 21-24, in London, England.

Heller speaking at Press Association Convention
Professor Rob Heller is in Saratoga Springs, New York, this weekend, speaking at the New York Press Association Spring Convention. His presentations are on Combining Photos and Audio for the Web and Telling Stories through Creative Video.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

SIS Alumni & Friends Day, Saturday, March 27, Hoskins Library, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Spring Recess, April 2.

ASIS&T Student Chapter presents: Implementation of UT Libraries Mobile, with Hodges Librarians David Ratledge and Teresa Walker. April 6, 12:00 -1:00 p.m., Scripps Convergence Lab Studio. Open to the public.

CCI Diversity Student Leaders Society 2nd Annual “Experience Diversity Banquet” – Friday, April 9, Bearden Banquet Hall, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

The Job Search Guru, Thursday, April 10, 11 – 12:30, Shiloh Room, University Center.

SPJ Mark of Excellence Award Winners’ Lunch, Thursday, April 15, 12:30 – 2 pm, CCI lobby. JEM students, staff and faculty are invited.

ASIS&T Student Chapter presents: DataOne, with Suzie Allard and Carol Tenopir. April 20, 3:00 -4:30 p.m., location TBA. Open to the public.

4th Annual Communication Studies Alumni Reception, April 24. Foundry, World’s Fair Park.

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