Circle Park News: October 2020
Mike Wirth, dean of the College of Communication and Information for the past 14 years, has announced his decision to step down and return to teaching at the end of the current academic year. Wirth is an internationally known expert in the field of cable telecommunication and broadcast economics, and his career includes many accomplishments and accolades. He is a current member of the Executive Committee of the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication.
When students and colleagues remember Bonnie Hufford, they forgo the usual … Read more “Circle Park News: October 2020”
Circle Park News: August 2020
The College of Communication and Information faculty and staff are excited to begin a new school year! Learn more about the University of Tennessee’s new safety practices and classroom policies during COVID-19. Read More
Professor Elizabeth Avery Foster became the new Director of the School of Advertising and Public Relations on August 1. Read more about Dr. Foster.
Diane Kelly, who served as Professor and Director of the School of Information Sciences since 2016, has been named UT Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, and Professor … Read more “Circle Park News: August 2020”
Circle Park News: June 2020
A Message from the Dean
Dear CCI Faculty, Staff, Students, Alumni and Friends,
I’m writing to add my voice to those expressing anger and concern at the most recent murder of an unarmed black man – George Floyd – in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Unfortunately, Mr. Floyd’s murder is simply the latest injustice that has resulted in black men and women being much more likely to be killed by the police than are white men and women (2.5 times and 1.4 times more likely, respectively).
There is no easy answer as to why this continues to happen, but one thing … Read more “Circle Park News: June 2020”
Circle Park News: May 2020
Professors Eric Haley and Candace White are the next recipients of the School of Advertising and Public Relations’ DeForrest Jackson Professorship. Read More
Communication Studies Professor Joan Rentsch and David Patterson of the College of Social Work are leading weekly sessions in mindfulness-based stress reduction with medical residents and employees at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. Read More
When spring semester classes moved online after spring break, School of Journalism and Electronic Media lecturer Melissa Greene-Blye was not sure … Read more “Circle Park News: May 2020”