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February 6, 2015

Friday, February 6, 2015                                                                     
Inside CCI – Available online at http://www.cci.utk.edu/insideCCI.
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INFORMATION SCIENCES
Associate Professor Bharat Mehra served as the coordinating co-chair (along with former SIS faculty member Kendra S. Albright) of the2015 Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) Annual Conference. Mehra and Albright also presented a “Diversity research update from ALISE” at the 2015 American Library Association Midwinter conference. Both Conferences were held in Chicago at the end of January.
Mehra, who serves as a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Education for Library and Information Science (JELIS, also represented editor Peta Wellstead at the ALISE Board of Directors Meeting and, on her behalf, raised a number of important issues.
 
JOURNALISM AND ELECTRONIC MEDIA
Professor Mark Harmon and co-authors University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh Assistant Professor Shu Yueh-Lee (PhD/C&I ’09) and Yen-Shen Chen (National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan) had their research paper, “Reality TV, materialism, and associated consequences: An exploration of the influences of enjoyment and social comparison on reality TV’s cultivation effects,” accepted for publication in The Atlantic Journal of Communication, Vol. 24, No. 2 (April 2016).
Lecturer Pete Finch’s article, “New financial adviser? Check out the fees and conflicts,”   appeared in the Wall Street Journal weekend investor section (see http://t.co/c9KBYbHsj8).
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MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Feb. 11 Dean’s Advisory Council presents Data Storage Solutions, Scripps Lab, 3 PM
Feb. 20 DSLS Experience Diversity Banquet
Feb. 25 CCI 37th Annual Research Symposium
Mar. 13 CCI BOV Spring Meeting
Mar. 16 – 20 Spring Break
Mar. 30 – Apr. 2 Social Media Week
Apr. 3 Spring Recess
Apr. 20 CCI, AdvPR & JEM Convocation
Apr. 24 CCI Faculty/Staff Meeting
Apr. 27 CS Student Awards
May 7 UT Graduate Hooding
May 8 CCI Commencement
May 8 SIS Hooding Ceremony

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