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September 18, 2015

Friday, September 18, 2015                                                                 

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Assistant Professor Devendra Potnis’ research paper, “The adoption of IBM’s spoken web in information poor communities: A pilot study with farmers in Gujarat, India,” has been accepted for presentation at the 49th Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS). The paper is co-authored with Dr. Shobha Chengalur-Smith (State University of New York) and Dr. Gaurav Mishra (Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of ICT, India).



Professor Ed Caudill and Professor Emeritus Paul Ashdown’s book, “Inventing Custer: The Making of an American Legend,” is now available from Rowan & Littlefield. The book traces the evolution of Custer’s myth from his Civil War exploits to his death at Little Bighorn and through subsequent histories, film, fiction, and the shifting views of Native Americans in the 19th and 20th centuries.




September 25

UTK Future Faculty Event

September 28 – October 1

CCI Diversity and Inclusion Week

October 9

CCI Faculty/Staff Meeting (9:00 – 11:00 a.m.)

October 15 – 16

Fall Break

October 21

CCI Job and Internship Fair, 1 – 5 p.m., Thompson Boling Arena concourse level

November 6

CCI Board of Visitors Meeting

November 6

CCI Awards & Scholarship Donor Appreciation Banquet (6:30 – 8:30 p.m.)

November 7

CCI Tailgate (3 hours prior to kickoff)

November 13

CCI Faculty/Staff Meeting (9:00 – 11:00 a.m.)

November 26


December 1

Last Day of Classes

December 2

Study Day/CCI Holiday Party

December 10

Graduate Hooding

December 11

Fall Commencement


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