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September 28, 2018

Friday, September 28, 2018                                                                               

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Professor Beth Avery Foster and Assistant Professor Jenny Crowley (CS) are Senior Personnel on a $200,000 grant project, “Rural communities’ opioid response program-planning,” funded by the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources & Services Administration.


Chancellor’s Professors Suzie Allard and Carol Tenopir attended the NSF-funded DataONE research data project All Hands Meeting last week in New Mexico. Also attending were Research Associates Amy Forrester (MS/IS ’16), Rachel Volentine (MS/IS ’10), and Natalie Rice (PhD/C&I ’10); SIS student Josh Borycz; SIS lecturer Mike Frame; and Danielle Pollock (PhD/C&I ’18) (Simmons U.).


Professor Peter Gross has been selected as a reviewer for the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowship program for 2018 – 19. ACLS is a private, nonprofit federation of 75 national scholarly organizations and the preeminent US representative of scholarship in the humanities and related social sciences.

Gross also had his article, “Once More into the Breach,” published in Transitions Online.

Professors Mark Harmon and Nick Geidner, Lecturer Maria Fontenot, and Abhijit Mazumdar (PhD/C&I ’18) (Park University), had their article, “Affluenza revisited: Casting doubt on cultivation effects,” accepted for publication in the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media.


October 1

CCI Flu Clinic, 9:00-11:00 a.m., Com 432, Purcell Reading Room

October 4 – 5

Fall Break – no classes

October 19

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

November 8

Mic/Nite, Relix Variety Theatre, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

November 9

Fall CCI Board of Visitors Meeting 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

November 9

CCI Awards & Scholarship Donor Appreciation Banquet, Holiday Inn World’s Fair Park, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

November 10

CCI Alumni Tailgate, CCI Patio 3 hrs. prior to UT vs. Kentucky kickoff

November 22 – 23

Thanksgiving Holidays – UT Closed

November 30

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

December 4

Last Day of Classes

December 5

CCI Faculty/Staff Holiday Party (& Study Day)

December 6-7 & 10-13

Final Exams

December 13

UTK Graduate Hooding, Thompson-Boling Arena

December 14

UTK Fall Commencement, Thompson-Boling Arena

December 24 – 28

Winter Holiday – UT Closed


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