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October 7, 2016

Friday, October 7, 2016                                                                       

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Professor Candace White made two European conference presentations during the week of September 26, 2016: (1) “Nation branding or cultural diplomacy? The role and impact of the creative industries on national reputation” at theInternational Colloquium for Nation Branding and the Creative Industries at Aarhus University, Denmark, and (2) “Exploring reputational spillover: How corporate crises affect their home country’s reputation” with D. Ingenhoff, A. Buhmann (both of J. of Freiburg, Switzerland) and S. Kiousis (U. of Florida) at the European Public Relations Education and Research Association (Euprera) in Groningen, the Netherlands. 


Associate Professor Courtney Wright had her essay, “Framing Classroom Incivility,” published in Inside Higher Ed on October 4, 2016. The essay can be found at


C&I doctoral student Iman Tahamtan along with co-authors P. Nikuei, N. Davoodian, and A. Keshtkar (all affiliated with U. of Medical Sciences, Iran) had their paper, “Predictive value of miR-210 as a novel biomarker for pre-eclampsia: A systematic review protocol,” published in BMJ Open (medical) 6:9.


Professor Julie Andsager is the new chair of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Publications Committee and a member of the AEJMC Board of Directors.

Associate Professor Amber Roessner presented her paper, “Deconstructing his “non-political” image: Carl P. Leubsdorf and the “stunning rise” of Jimmy Carter,” at the 35th annual American Journalism Historians Association (AJHA) convention in St. Petersburg, Florida on October 6, 2016.


October 19

CCI Job & Internship Fair, TBA 3 – 6 p.m.

November 11

CCI Board of Visitors Meeting, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

November 11

CCI Journey to the Top 25 Campaign Kickoff Gala and Awards Ceremony, Knoxville  Convention Center, 6:30 p.m.

November 12

CCI Alumni Tailgate, CCI Lobby/Patio, 3 hours prior to the UT vs. Kentucky kickoff

November 18

CCI Faculty/Staff Meeting, Patrick Auditorium, 9:00-11:00 a.m.

November 30

CCI Faculty/Staff Holiday Party

December 1

Last day of classes

December 8

UT Graduate Hooding, Thompson-Boling Arena

December 9

UT Fall Commencement, 4 p.m., Thompson-Boling Arena


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