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November 2, 2018

Friday, November 2, 2018                                                                                  

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Director and Professor Maureen Taylor will receive the NCA Public Relations Division’s 2018 PRIDE Award for Innovation, Development, and Educational Achievement on November 9 for her 2018 edited volume, “The Handbook of Communication Engagement.” The presentation will take place at the NCA convention in Salt Lake City, Utah. 

Professor Sally McMillan was named Alumna of the Year by her undergraduate institution, Southern Adventist University, during Homecoming on October 25.


Chancellor’s Professors Carol Tenopir and Suzie Allard with doctoral student Lisa Christian and Master’s student Josh Borycz had their article, “Research data sharing: Practices and attitudes of geophysicists,” accepted for publication in Earth and Space Science.

Tenopir and Christian, along with Elina Late and Sanna Talja of Tampere University in Finland, had their article, “Changes in scholarly reading in Finland over a decade: Influences of e-journals and social media,” accepted for publication in LIBRI- International Journal of Libraries and Information Studies.


Howard Distinguished Professor Stuart N. Brotman is presenting an invited lecture, “New Technologies in Entertainment and Media Law” at Stanford Law School on Friday, November 2, 2018.

Professor Peter Gross had his article, “Authoritarians of the world unite!” published in Transitions Online, October 31, 2018.



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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