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Brotman Hired as Inaugural Howard Distinguished Professor

The School of Journalism and Electronic Media is pleased to announce the hiring of Stuart N. Brotman as the inaugural Herb Howard Distinguished Professor of Media Management and Law, effective January 1, 2016. He is president of Stuart N. Brotman Communications, a premier management consulting firm, a lecturer at Harvard Law School, a faculty member in the Harvard Business School Executive Education Program, Co-director of the Harvard-Stanford Entertainment and Media Law Faculty Exchange Program, and a nonresident senior fellow in The Brookings Institution’s Government Studies Program/Center for Technology Innovation. Find out more

Rentsch Appointed CCI Associate Dean for Academic Programs

Joan Rentsch, professor of communication studies and director of the College of Communication and Information’s Integrative Organizational Research Laboratory, has been named the college’s new associate dean for academic programs. She began her new role on August 1. Find out more

Dr. Joan Rentsch

More CCI News

Faculty Research 2015 summer
CCI Faculty Expand Their Research Horizons
Several CCI faculty members received Summer 2015 grant writing and research support to assist their efforts to attract external research funding. Recipients of summer support included faculty from JEM, AdvPR and IS. Find out more
Carroll Receives National DOE Award
Bonnie Carroll, founder and chief executive officer of Information International Associates (IIa) and long-time CCI Board of Visitors member, received the Woman-owned Small Business Award for fiscal year 2014 from the US Department of Energy (DOE). Carroll received the award in June at the 14th Annual DOE Small Business Forum and Expo in Phoenix, Arizona. Find out more
TN Newspaper Hall of Fame
Newly Renovated Tennessee Newspaper Hall of Fame Debuts
The newly renovated Tennessee Newspaper Hall of Fame (TNHF), a partnership between the Tennessee Press Association (TPA) and the University of Tennessee since 1966, debuted in spectacular fashion during a reception held on Friday evening, July 17 at the close of TPA’s Summer Convention.
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2014 CCI Annual Report
CCI Legends Highlighted in 2014 CCI Annual Report
CCI’s 2014 Annual Report contains a tribute to four recently deceased CCI legends – Dwight Teeter, Kelly Leiter, DeForrest Jackson and Richard Joel. Each of these outstanding individuals left a living legacy through the students they mentored and the programs they helped build. If you haven’t already done so, take a few minutes to look through the Annual Report to honor these legends and to review CCI’s 2014 highlights,
SCOOP Spring 2015
SCOOP: Did You Know?
Have you seen the latest SCOOP about your fellow CCI alums? SCOOP’s Spring 2015 issue contains Class Notes submitted to CCI on Page 74 along with many other interesting stories. As a CCI alum please be sure to send in your latest news and updates on the form found at, and check the option that allows us to share your information in the next issue of SCOOP. Easy! We want to hear from you. Find out more
Alumni News
Alumni News: Baker, Brown, Colbert, John, Middlemas, Parman, Pate, Welsh
Read the latest news about Nannette Baker, Adam Brown, Bruce Colbert, Sharon Price John, Rich Middlemas, Travis Parman, Jane Pate and Teresa Welsh. Find out more
Faculty News
Faculty News: Douglass, McMillan, Palenchar, White
Read the latest news about Kimberly Douglass (IS), Sally McMillan (AdvPR), Michael Palenchar (AdvPR) and Candice White (AdvPR).
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Student News
Student News: Boehm, Nichols
Read the latest news about Reid Boehm and Frances Nichols.
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Wade Bishop
5 Tips on Climate and Weather Apps
IS Assistant Professor Wade Bishop shares five tips on useful and interesting climate and weather tools and apps.
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