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November 5, 2010

Inside CCI

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




Avery publishes article in Journal of Public Relations Research
Assistant Professor Beth Avery’s article, “Contextual and audience moderators of channel selection and message reception of public health information in routine and crisis situations,” was published in the most recent issue of Journal of Public Relations Research.

Freberg published two papers, presents at NCA convention
Karen Freberg, doctoral candidate, has had two papers accepted for publication:  “The rich get richer: Online and offline social connectivity predicts subjective loneliness,” in Media Psychology Review; and “Who are the social media influencers? A study of public perceptions of personality,” in Public Relations Review.

Also, Freberg will present a paper with Michael Palenchar, assistant professor, and Dr. Shari Veil (University of Kentucky) entitled, “Social media bookmarking services: Managing and sharing information from a centralized source,” at the National Communication Association (NCA) Convention in San Francisco, November 14-17.  The paper was selected as a Top Four papers in NCA’s Applied Communications Division.

Hilyard receives new certification
Karen Hilyard was recently certified by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention to teach its Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication (CERC) course.

Palenchar to present at NCA convention
Michael Palenchar, associate professor, along with co-authors Shari Veil, assistant professor at the University of Kentucky, and T. Buehner, doctoral student at the University of Oklahoma, will be presenting their paper entitled “Increasing dialogue in disasters: Incorporating social media in risk and crisis communication” at the NCA Convention in San Francisco, November 14-17.




Harmon publishes article in Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly
A research article by Mark Harmon, associate professor, will appear in the Autumn/Winter edition of Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly).  The current article, “A longitudinal study of U. S. network TV newscasts and strikes: Political economy on the picket line,” is co-authored with Shu-Yueh Lee (PhD ‘09), assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh.

Heller’s work to hang in The Ewing Gallery
From November 15-December 13, The Ewing Gallery on the UT campus, will present Architecture of Evil: Photographing Auschwitz, by Professor Rob Heller. He will present a lecture on the exhibition at 5:30 p.m., Monday, November 15th, in the McCarty Auditorium, Room 109, Art and Architecture Building, 1715 Volunteer Blvd. A reception for Heller and the opening of the exhibition will follow next door in the Ewing Gallery.





Philip Cardinale presentation – “The Intersections of Intellectual Property Rights and Advertising, Thursday, November, 11, 6:00 p.m., CCI Auditorium. PR Day – Friday, November 12, 8:30-1:30.

CCI Homecoming Open House – Saturday, November 13, 9:00-11:15 a.m.

Rob Heller, “Architecture of Evil: Photographing Auschwitz Exhibition” lecture/reception and opening of exhibition – Monday, November 15, 5:30 p.m., McCarty Auditorium, Art and Architecture Building, Room 109 and Ewing Gallery.

CCI Faculty/Staff Meeting – Friday, November 19, 9:00-11:00 a.m., Com 321

Thanksgiving Holidays – UT Closed – November 25-26

Fall Semester Ends – November 30