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September 19, 2014

Friday, September 19, 2014

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Associate Professor Courtney Wright presented a Diversity Dialogue on Sept. 2 entitled, “An exploration of multiple identities and interpersonal relationships.” Her presentation was the first in a four-part series sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs.

Three C&I doctoral students attended the Organizational Communication Mini-Conference at Purdue University Sept. 13and 14. Whitney Porter made a research poster, presentation,  “’But you don’t look sick’: Disclosure of invisible autoimmune illness in the workplace.” Katie Reno presented her dissertation proposal,  “Employees’ proactive behaviors: Improving communication effectiveness.” Kyle Heuett presented his dissertation research, Organizational ideation: Applying the functional theory of group decision-making to brainstorming practices.”


Assistant Professor Rachel Fleming-May has recently had three journal articles accepted for publication.

“Digital innovations in poetry: Practices of creative writing faculty in online literary publishing,” co-authored with Harriett Green (U. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign),  The Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology

“Concept analysis for library and information science: Exploring usage,” Library & Information Science Research.

“’I never had to use the library in high school’: Designing a multi-session library instruction program for at-risk students,” was co-authored with Regina Mays and Rachel Radom (both U. of TN libraries) portal: Libraries and the Academy. The research for this article originated with the LibValue project, for which Carol Tenopir served as Co-Principal Investigator.

Assistant Professor, Wade Bishop, will present a research poster, co-authored with Angela Lee, Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) Education Manager for Libraries and Museums, entitled, “Implications and saturation for the administration of higher education site licenses,” at the Association for Information Science and Technology 2014 Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA.





Sept. 22 – 25

CCI Diversity and Inclusion Week

Sept. 23

UT Study Aboard Fair, 10:00-3:00, UC Ballroom

Sept. 24

CCI Diversity and Inclusion Week Keynote, Jose Aponte, McClung Auditorium, 5:45-6:45

Sept. 25

CCI Diversity and Inclusion Week Festival, 5:00-7:00, Circle Park

Sept. 25-26

UTK Future Faculty Weekend

Oct. 1

Faculty Development Leave Proposals due to Dean

Oct. 2

Rob Heller’s “Eyes on LaFollette Exhibit,” Opening Reception, Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, 6:00-8:00

Oct. 15

Deadline for Chancellor’s Grants Faculty Research Proposals

Oct. 16 – 17

Fall Break

Oct. 23

CCI Job and Internship Fair, 1:00-4:00, UC Ballroom

Oct. 24

Faculty Professional Development Award Proposals due to Dean (Proposals due to Grad School on Oct. 31)

Oct. 31

CCI Faculty/Staff Meeting, 9:00-11:00, Patrick Auditorium

Nov. 7

PR Day, 8:30-2:00, Communications Building

Nov. 14

Fall Board of Visitors Meeting

Nov. 14

CCI Awards & Scholarship Donor Appreciation Banquet, 6:30-8:30, Holiday Inn World’s Fair Park

Nov. 15

CCI Tailgate Party, CCI Lobby, 3 hrs. prior to UT vs. Kentucky, Communications Building Lobby

Nov. 27 & 28

Thanksgiving Holiday

Dec. 2

Fall Semester Classes End

Dec. 3

Study Day

Dec. 3

CCI Holiday Party, Scripps Lab

Dec. 4-5 & 8-11

Final Exams

Dec. 12

UT Graduate Hooding

Dec. 13

UT Fall Commencement


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