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February 14, 2014

Friday, February 14, 2014

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Two College of Communication and Information faculty members were featured during UT’s Faculty Appreciation Week, Associate Professor Lisa Fall in the School of Advertising and Public Relations and Associate Professor Kenneth Levine in the School of Communication Studies.  To read the full Tennessee Today article, click here.



Stephanie Kelly (PhD/C&I ’12), Assistant Professor Laura Miller, and PhD candidates Betsy Dalton and Scott Eldredge’s manuscript,”Health information behavior: An initial validity portfolio for active and passive measures,” accepted for publication in Communication Research Reports.



Associate Director and Associate Professor Suzie Allard will present her talk, “The ABC2 s of science data: Access, big data, culture & communication,” at TEDxUTK on Feb. 22.  The event will be held at the Howard H. Baker Center for Public Policy.  More information can be found at .



On Jan. 31, Professor Mark Harmon surprised his “little brother” Levi Lacey by arranging for Levi to be the puck dropper at the start of that evening’s Knoxville Ice Bears game.  WBIR-TV documented the surprise,   Mark and Levi have been matched in the Big Brothers program for the last nine years.  Levi is a senior at Gibbs High School and plans to attend Middle Tennessee State University in the fall.


Assistant Professor Amber Roessner will serve as moderator for a panel on “Remembering Ida B. Wells-Barnett” at the 2014 AJHA/AEJMC Joint Journalism & Communication History Conference to be held in New York on Mar. 8.



Feb. 10 – 14

Faculty Appreciation Week

Feb. 20

Dissertation Colloquium, 3:40 – 5:00 pm – Scripps

Feb. 21

CCI Experience Diversity Banquet, Bearden Banquet Hall, 7 pm

Feb. 26

CCI Research Symposium

Mar. 7

CCI Board of Visitors Meeting, Scripps Lab, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Mar. 12

Margie Morrison Legacy Fund Potluck, 12 – 1

Mar. 17-21

Spring Break

Mar. 31-Apr. 3

UT Social Media Week

Apr. 14

CCI/ AdvPR/JEM Honors Convocation, Scripps Lab, 3 pm

Apr. 18

Spring Recess

Apr. 25

CCI Faculty/Staff Meeting, 9-11 am, Patrick Auditorium

Apr. 25

Last Day of Classes

Apr. 28

Study Day

Apr. 28

CS Student Awards Ceremony, 4:30 pm

Apr. 29 – May 6

Final Exams

May 7

CCI Commencement Ceremony, Thompson Boling Arena, 4:30 pm

May 8

UT Graduate Hooding Ceremony, Thompson Boling Arena, 4:30 pm

May 9

SIS Hooding Ceremony, 10 am


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