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MARCH 2013   

In Memoriam: Margaret Morrison

Margaret (Margie) Morrison, professor and director of the School of Advertising and Public Relations, passed away Mar. 11, 2013. Morrison served as director since July 2012. She was interim director of the School from July 2011 to June 2012.   Read more

Dr. Margie Morrison


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Social Media Week to Feature National, Local Speakers

The College of Communication and Information will host Social Media Week April 2-4. The three-day event will feature presentations, panel discussions and open forums with social media experts from Nike, Dunkin’ Donuts and McCormick & Company, as well as advertising, marketing and public relations agencies from Knoxville and the Southeast.  Read more

DC trips

CCI Travels to Washington DC

Washington, D.C. was the focus of a CCI alumni reception and two field trips – by the CCI Diversity Student Leaders Society (DSLS) and the Communication Studies Club (CSC) – during February and March.  Read more

Hill Lecture

Time Magazine Editor to Give Annual Hill Lecture

Jeffrey Kluger, senior editor of science, technology and health for Time magazine, will deliver the 21st annual Alfred and Julia Hill Lecture at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, on Tuesday, April 2.  Read more


Allard at NAS

Allard Speaks at National Academy of Sciences Symposium

Suzie Allard, SIS associate professor and acting director of CCI’s Center for Information and Communication Studies, was an invited speaker at Finding the Needle in the Haystack: Strategies for Discovering Research Data Online, a symposium of the National Research Council’s Board on Research Data and Information. The symposium was held Feb. 26 in Washington, D.C., at the National Academy of Sciences.  Read more


Littmann’s Brainchild Gets International Attention

The UT Science Communication Initiative (SCI) is the brainchild of JEM Professor Mark Littmann (Hill Chair of Excellence in Science Writing).   Read more


Faculty/Doctoral Student News: Tenopir, Palenchar, Whiteside, Heller, Pjesivac & Imre

Honors, awards and recognition for six CCI faculty members and doctoral students.  Read more


Alumni Top Dogs: De Vega, Sheehan

Two CCI alumnae have been in the news recently.  Read more

5 Tips

Five Tips for New Parents

When we say there are a lot of fresh faces around CCI, we are not just talking about new faculty members and students. Several of our CCI faculty members are new parents. They have teamed up to provide the following five tips for new parents.  Read more

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