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March 11, 2016

Friday, March 11, 2016                                                                        

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Associate Dean for Research Suzie Allard will lead a discussion on Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and Kenneth Kukier’s book, “Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think,” Wednesday, March 23 at noon at the East Tennessee History Center located at 601 S. Gay Street. The discussion is a part of the Knox County Public Library’s monthly lunchtime book discussion series, “Books Sandwiched In.”


Associate Professor Bharat Mehra and Lisette Hernandez (MS/IS ‘15) published a chapter, “Libraries as agents of human rights protection and social justice on behalf of sexual minorities in India: An action-based manifesto for progressive change,” in “Perspectives on Libraries as Institutions of Human Rights and Social Justice (Advances in Librarianship Series) edited by Ursula Gorham, Natalie Greene Taylor, and Paul T. Jaeger and published by the Emerald Group Publishing (Bingley, United Kingdom).


Howard Distinguished Professor Stuart Brotman’s Brookings TechTank article, “Innovation, Apple and the cable set-top box” was published on March 7, 2016.

Advanced TV News Reporting and Producing students will appear on Live at Five at Four on Friday, March 10 to promote the 22nd season of UT TODAY broadcast on WBIR-TV.  UT TODAY is a 30-minute newsmagazine produced by students in Professor Sam Swan’s class.  It airs at 11:30 a.m. on Sundays in March and April and is repeated at 9:30 p.m. Mondays on 10News2.



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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