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February 12, 2016

Friday, February 12, 2016                                                                   

Inside CCI – Available online at http://www.cci.utk.edu/insideCCI.

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JOURNALISM & ELECTRONIC MEDIA

Howard Distinguished Professor Stuart Brotman will host a doctoral class on entertainment and media sector issues of the European Commission’s Digital Single Market Strategy in Copenhagen March 16 – 18, 2016 at Aalborg University.

Brotman had four essays about the 1996 Telecommunications Act published on February 8, 2016, the twentieth anniversary of the signing of the act: “Congress and the Internet: Silence As a Policy Choice” in Morning Consult; “The Telecommunications Act of 1996 Struck the Right Federal-State Balance of Power” in InsideSources; “Twenty Years after the Telecommunications Act of 1996, Rekindling Congress’s Political Will” in The Hill; and “Was the 1996 Telecommunications Act Successful in Promoting Competition?” on the Brookings Institution blog.

Assistant Professor Amber Roessner presented her paper, “Jimmy Who? The Rise of a Peanut Farmer from Plains and the Fall of a Rabbit-Bitten President,” as part of the “The President, Persuasion, and the Press in the 20th Century” panel session at the annual conference of the American Historical Association, January 7 – 10, 2016 in Atlanta.

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR

February 19

CCI Experience Diversity Banquet

February 24

CCI 38th Annual Research Symposium

March 2

International Lunch

March 14 – 18

Spring Break

March 25

Spring Recess

March 28 – 31

UT Social Media Week

March 25

Spring Recess

April 4 – 5

SIS Accreditation Committee site visit

April 6

CCI Faculty/Staff Meeting with Chancellor and Provost, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

April 11

CCI, ADPR, & JEM Honors Convocation

April 29

Last Day of Classes

April 29

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

May 2

Communication Studies Student Awards Ceremony

May 2

Study Day

May 3 – 10

Final Exams

May 12

CCI Commencement, 11:30 a.m., Thompson-Boling Arena (TBA)

May 12

UT Graduate Hooding Ceremony, 7 p.m., TBA

May 13

SIS Hooding Ceremony, 10 a.m., Carousel Theater

May 30

Memorial Day

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