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January 11, 2013

Friday, January 11, 2013

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Associate Professor Lisa Fall and Chuck Lubbers (University of South Dakota) had their manuscript, “Advertising America: Terms that resonate with college-aged travelers,” accepted for presentation at the 25th annual International Academy of Business Disciplines in Atlanta and for publication in the Business Research Yearbook.



Associate Professor Bharat Mehra has been invited to be a member of the Roadmapping Committee sponsored by the Tennessee State Library and Archives to help them guide and assist public libraries to plan for and adapt to the changing needs of library users and stakeholders in the state.

Assistant Professor Carolyn Hank served as an instructor in the Digital Curation Professional Institute, hosted at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She also gave a brief research presentation titled “Blog Preservation: Some Considerations.” More information on the institute can be found at

Hank made an invited presentation,  “Dispatches from Blog Purgatory,”  at CurateGear 2013: Enabling the Curation of Digital Collections, held at UNC   Chapel Hill. More on the symposium may be found at

Hank will make an invited presentation in support of her invited position paper, “To Keep or To Sweep: Toward Unpreservation of our Digital Breadcrumbs,” to the Aligning National Approaches to Digital Preservation (ANADP) Workshop at the International Digital Curation Conference to be held in Amsterdam Jan. 14-16, 2013.

On Jan. 17 she will be at the Digital Curation Professional Institute in the Royal Library of Denmark in Copenhagen. This all-day session is a follow-up to the successful weeklong Institute held at the Black Diamond in June 2012.



Director and Professor Peter Gross is serving as a judge for the Boxing Writers Association of America’s annual national sports writing competition.

Assistant Professor Erin Whiteside appeared as an invited author in the International Communication Association’s ongoing “Conversations” series.  The essay she presented is titled “The challenges of moving communication research beyond our circles” and is available online at

Lecturer Hubert Smith was confirmed to The Knoxville Transportation Authority Board of Commissioners. This body oversees all registered public transportation vehicles within the City of Knoxville, including taxicabs, limousines, and buses.



Jan. 15

Face-to-face with Yochi Dreazen, Poynter’s NewsU program

Jan. 21         

MLK Holiday

Jan. 23

Study Abroad Fair

Feb. 22

CCI BOV Meeting

Feb. 22

Experience Diversity Banquet

Feb. 27

CCI Research Symposium

Mar. 8

CCI Faculty/Staff Meeting

Apr. 26

CCI Faculty/Staff Meeting


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