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April 1, 2016

Friday, April 1, 2016                                                                            

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Assistant Professor Abbey Levenshus’ article, “Building context-based knowledge of government social media communication through an ethnographic study of the US Coast Guard,” was published in the Journal of Applied Communication Research on March 14.


Associate Professor Bharat Mehra and Paul A. Lemieux III (SIS master’s student) attended the Diplomacy Lab and WonkTank showcase on April 1, 2016 in Washington DC to present the LGBTI Integrated Cartographic Information System ( that was developed with SIS students Christin Burwell, Taylor Hixson, Robert P. Partee II, and Nicole E. Wood as part of their INSC 594 (Graduate Research Participation) project. The work was part of the Diplomacy Lab Program, “International Correction Reform and Human Rights Protections for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) Inmates in Africa and Latin America,” that was submitted by the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy.


Howard Distinguished Professor Stuart N. Brotman’s TechTank articles, published by the Center for Technology Innovation at The Brookings Institution, have been selected for inclusion in the ACI Scholarly Blog Index, the only repository of published scholarly blog content. The Index’s curated abstracts are available to academic researchers through a variety of online databases, including EBSCO Discovery Service, ProQuest Summon and OCLC WorldCat.




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 14

Photographer George Holz

April 15

CCI Spring Board of Visitors Meeting, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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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