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October 14, 2016

Friday, October 14, 2016                                                                     

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Professor Sally McMillan and UT Director of Institutional Research Denise Gardner made a presentation, “From contemplation to completion: Understanding how personal characteristics, programs and services, and engagement with faculty impact student success,” at the Southern Association of Institutional Researchers conference in Charlotte, NC on October 10.


Chancellor’s Professor Carol Tenopir, Elizabeth Dalton (PhD/C&I ’14), A. Fish (Indiana U.), Lisa Christian, (MS/IS ’12), Misty Jones (former CICS) and M. Smith (U. of California) had their paper, “What motivates authors of scholarly articles? The importance of journal attributes and potential audience on publication choice,” published in Publications, 4(3), 22.

Tenopir, Dalton, Christian, Jones, M. McCabe (Boston U.), Smith and Fish had their paper, “Imagining a gold open access future: Attitudes, behaviors, and funding scenarios among authors of academic scholarship,” accepted for publication in College & Research Libraries.

Assistant Professors Wade Bishop and Carolyn Hank will present two papers, “Data curation profiling of biocollections” and “Fitness for use in data curation profiles for biocollections,” at the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) annual meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark. Bishop will also present a co-authored poster, “An exploration of “localness” on Twitter during the 2012 U.S. Elections,” with  A.J. Million and S. Goggins (both U. of Missouri.)

Clinical Associate Professor Cindy Welch, in her role as Associate Director of the Center for Children’s & Young Adult Literature, presented a special edition of BoB 2016: The Best of the Best, Thus Far, at the October 5-7 Georgia COMO/SELA Conference in Athens, Georgia. BoB programs highlight current noteworthy publications in the area of children’s and young adult literature. Welch will also present a STEM/STEAM edition of BoB at an upcoming Knox County District Learning Day, on November 8, 2016.


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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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