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JEM Professor Dwight Teeter Dies at Eighty

Dwight L. Teeter Jr., 80, a journalism educator for more than four decades, an expert and author on media law and journalism history, and a mentor to countless graduate students, died February 27 in Knoxville following a long illness. A celebration of life will be Monday, March 23, at 2 p.m. EDT at the Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan, 425 North Cedar Bluff Road, Knoxville, TN 37923.
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CCI Honors Free Medical Clinic Founder Tom Kim at DSLS Banquet

At the College of Communication and Information’s seventh annual Experience Diversity Banquet Friday, Feb. 20, Dr. Tom Kim was presented with the 2015 CCI Diversity Award. Dr. Kim is an internal medicine and hematology-oncology physician who began the Free Medical Clinic of America in Knoxville over 20 years ago.
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Wirths with Dr. Kim

More CCI News

Research Symposium
37th Annual CCI Symposium Highlights Exceptional Research
The 37th Annual College of Communication and Information Research Symposium featured a broad program of events encompassing many CCI scholars and their research work.
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Caudill Bilal
Faculty Trailblazers: CCI Spotlights Bilal, Caudill
Two CCI Professors were recognized for their excellent work both in and out of the classroom as part of UT’s Faculty Appreciation Week. Dania Bilal (SIS) and Ed Caudill (JEM) were featured in this Tennessee Today story.
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UT Professor Mike Martinez Gathering Snapshot of Presidential Photographers
JEM Assistant Professor Mike Martinez received a grant from the Ford Library to study the unique relationship between President Ford and his White House photographer David Hume Kennerly. See the Tennessee Today story at Martinez Story.His work was also highlighted in an article in Washingtonian magazine. Click here to view: Washingtonian.
What is your SCOOP IQ?
Check out these stories and more to increase your SCOOP IQ today! Compare your experiences parking on campus to the article “Space Cowboys” found on page 20 of the current issue. Does Hillary McDaniel meet Seneca’s definition of lucky? See page 40 to find out. The current issue of SCOOP can be found at
Travis Parman
Nissan Americas Communications Exec Receives UT Accomplished Alumni Award
Travis Parman, director of corporate communications for Nissan Americas and a graduate of the College of Communication and Information at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, returned to campus on Thursday, Feb. 19, to talk with students about careers in public relations and to receive a UT Accomplished Alumni Award.
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Tyler Summitt
Tyler Summitt (BA/ CS ’13) Highlighted on National News
Tyler Summitt (BA/CS ’13), head coach of the Louisiana Tech Women’s basketball team, was featured in a story on NBC’s Nightly News on Feb. 15, 2015 for his early success as a head coach. In 2014, he was honored as the School of Communication Studies Alumnus of the Year. View the segment
Faculty News
Faculty News: Caudill, Haley, Hoy, Legg, Fall, Nelson, Smith
Read the latest news about JEM Professor Ed Caudill, Adv Professors Eric Haley and Mariea Hoy, JEM Associate Professor Bob Legg, PR Associate Professor Lisa Fall, Lecturer Rochelle Nelson and WUTK General Manager Benny Smith.
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Y-12 Leader Seeks Assistance from CCI Student for Outreach Project
Dave Beck, Y-12 vice president of program integration and operating officer of Oak Ridge High School’s (ORHS) Blankenship Field Revitalization Foundation, came to CCI on Feb. 11 to recognize Communication and Information Master’s student Sara Erdner.
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Beth Avery
5 Tips for Building a Family Safety Plan for Weather Emergencies
PR Associate Professor Beth Avery provides some very timely tips for weather emergency preparations.
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Upcoming Events

Hill Lecture March 24 8PM – Joe Palca, Science Correspondent for National Public Radio will speak. Find out more
Ida B. & Beyond Conference March 26 Find out more
Social Media Week March 30 – April 2 Find out more

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