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May 15, 2015

Friday, May 15, 2015                                                                           

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Assistant Professor Moonhee Cho, Lauren Darm, and Tiffany Schweickart (University of Florida) will present their paper, “Is business news starting to bark? How business news covers CSR post the economic crisis,” at the 65th International Communication Association conference in Puerto Rico, May 21 – 25.

Cho’s article (co-authored with Dr. Sunyoung Park of Rowan University), “Celebrity endorsement for nonprofit organizations: The role of celebrity motive attribution and spontaneous judgment of celebrity-cause incongruence,” was recently published in the Journal of Promotion Management.  



Chancellor’s Professor Carol Tenopir gave the invited closing talk, “Competing in the digital space: Evolving roles for libraries and publishers,” May 8 at the 17th Fiesole Collection Development Retreat in Berlin.

Associate Professor Bharat Mehra, has been invited by the Institute of Museum and Library Services to an upcoming meeting, “IMLS focus: Strategic priorities 2015 – Learning in Libraries” in Kansas City, Missouri, on May 14, 2015. On behalf of the current cohort of the American Library Association Spectrum Doctoral Fellows, he has also been invited to attend the Social Justice Collaboratorium Design Symposium hosted by the University of Maryland on June 6-7, 2015.

Assistant Professor Carolyn Hank and her collaborators, Dr. Cassidy Sugimoto, Indiana University Bloomington, and Dr. Jeffery Pomerantz, formerly of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, had their article, “The state of social media policies in higher education,” accepted for publication in PLOS ONE



Professor Mark Harmon has been honored in this year’s Green Eyeshade Awards, a Society of Professional Journalists’ regional program recognizing the best journalism in the Southeast. Harmon took first place in Humorous Commentary for his pieces, “Dr. Pepper Will See You Now,” appearing in the Tennesseean, and four other commentaries appearing in the Knoxville News Sentinel or on the website Knoxviews.

Professor Julie Andsager is presenting a paper, “‘Only a plane ride away’: Toward a comprehensive model of news coverage of epidemics,” at the annual conference of the International Communication Association (Health Communication Division) being held in Puerto Rico, May 21 – 25.



May 25

Memorial Day Holiday

July 3

Independence Day Holiday

August 19

Fall Semester Classes Begin


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