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January 27, 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017                                                                     
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Director and Professor Maureen Taylor has been named co-editor of Public Relations Review for 2017.

Professor Mariea Hoy has been named to the 2017 Children’s Advertising Review Unit (CARU) Academic Advisory Board. CARU is part of the Advertising Industry Self-Regulatory Council, a service of the advertising industry and Council of the Better Business Bureaus.

Assistant Professor Moonhee Cho’s article, “Understanding user adoption and behavior of smartphone: An extension of the technology acceptance model,” was published in Entertainment Review. Her co-authors are S. Lee (Kyunghee U.), E. Park (Penn State U.), and J. Heo (LSU).


Chancellor’s Professor Carol Tenopir delivered a keynote, “Researchers need information too! How information improves the quality of work,” for the annual BOBCATSSS conference held in Tampere, Finland January 25 – 27, 2017.


JEM Howard Distinguished Professor of Media Management and Law and Beaman Professor of Communication and Information Stuart N. Brotman has been appointed to the International Scientific Committee of Global Forum 2017, which will be held in Winnipeg, Canada next October. He is one of 21 North American appointees.
Associate Professor Amber Roessner was interviewed by WBIR-TV as a part of a story about social media on inauguration day. The segment can be viewed here,

February 1 CCI Annual Research Symposium
February 12 – 15 ACEJMC site visit
February 17 CCI DSLS Experience Diversity Banquet
February 27 – March 2 UT Social Media Week 2017
March 13 – 17 Spring Break
April 4 Hill Lecture, School of Nursing Auditorium, 8 p.m.
April 10 CCI/ADPR/JEM Convocation
April 14 Spring Recess
April 21 CCI BOV Spring Meeting; 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
April 28 Last Day of Classes
May 1 Study Day
May 1 CCI Faculty/Staff Meeting 9 – 11:00 a.m.
May 1 Communication Studies Student Awards Ceremony
May 11 CCI Commencement, TBA, 3:30 p.m.
May 11 Commencement Reception, following ceremony on CCI Patio
May 11 UT Graduate Hooding, TBA, 7:00 p.m.
May 12 SIS Hooding Ceremony, Haslam Music Bldg. Auditorium, 10:00 a.m.
May 29 Memorial Day Holiday

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