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April 4, 2014

Friday, April 4, 2014

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Whitney Porter (CCI doctoral student) and Assistant Professor Jonathan Pettigrew have been awarded funds through the 2014 Summer Graduate Research Assistantship program to conduct a research project focused on studying parent-adolescent conversations about drugs. 



Congratulations to Jodi Rightler-McDaniels for successfully completing and defending her dissertation.  Thanks to her dissertation committee Chair, Professor Catherine Luther, and the rest of her committee, Assistant Professors Elizabeth Hendrickson and Amber Roessner, and Professor Barbara Thayer-Bacon (CEHHS).  The title of Dr. Rightler-McDaniels dissertation is “Drawing the primetime color line: A critical discourse analysis of interracial marriages in television sitcoms.” 



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

CCI Speed Dating Workshop, Scripps Lab, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Apr. 28

CS Senior Reception, Holiday Inn World’s Fair Park, Medallion Room, 6:00-8:00 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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