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February 17, 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017                                                                   

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Professor Eric Haley, with co-authors J. Park (Incheon Nat’l U.) and HY Ahn (PhD/C&I ’12) (Pepperdine U.), had their research paper, “Optimistic bias, advertising skepticism, and consumer intentions for seeking information about the health risks of prescription medicine,” published in Health Marketing Quarterly.

Assistant Professor Moonhee Cho, with co-authors S. Lee (Kynghee U.), E. Park (Penn State U.), and B. Jin (Hongik U.), had their research paper, “Exploring factors affecting tablet PC users’ intention to purchase mobile applications: An extension of the UTAUT model,” published in Social Behavior and Personality.   


Associate Professor Devendra Potnis, with co-authors D. Demissie (The Sage Colleges) and M. Rahman (New York State Department of Information Technology), had his paper, “Factors influencing Use of mobile money by students, small business owners, and farmers in Bangladesh,” accepted for presentation at the 20thAnnual Conference of the Southern Association for Information Systems,March 2017, St. Simons Island, Georgia.


Howard Distinguished Endowed Professor of Media Management and Law and Beaman Professor of Communication and Information Stuart N. Brotman has been appointed as a faculty mentor in the UT College of Law’s new Mentorship Program.


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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