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August 2015: Faculty News

Faculty News August 2015
AdvPR Assistant Professor Moonhee Cho won the AEJMC’s Public Relations Division First Place Faculty Paper Award for, “Making social media work: Modeling the antecedents and outcomes of perceived relationship investment of nonprofit organizations,” along with co-author G. Auger (Duquesne U.).
JEM Assistant Professor Nick Geidner received the Great Ideas for Teachers Award from AEJMC’s Scholastic Journalism Division for his presentation, “Data journalism: It’s all in the name.”
WATE-TV recently invited JEM Assistant Professor Amber Roessner to share her thoughts about Jimmy Carter and his cancer revelation http://wate.com/2015/08/20/jimmy-carter-cancer-has-spread-to-brain-1st-radiation-treatment-thursday/. Roessner has been working on a book about former President Carter and interviewed him in person in October 2014 http://tntoday.utk.edu/2014/10/21/amber-roessner-interviews-jimmy-carter/?&utm_source=tntoday&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2014-10-22.
SIS Associate Professors Bharat Mehra and Vandana Singh were highlighted for their work with the “Rural Libraries Professionals Program” (http://www.sis.utk.edu/rural-librarianship) as one of 50 Partnerships That Make a Difference in UT’s successful Carnegie Community Engagement Classification application. The story is provided below as part of a recent edition of Tennessee Today http://tntoday.utk.edu/2015/08/25/partnerships-difference-rural-libraries-professionals-program/.