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Dean Mike Wirth to Return to Teaching

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.

A Second Mother:’ Remembering Bonnie Hufford

When students and colleagues remember Bonnie Hufford, they forgo the usual … Read more “Circle Park News: October 2020”

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Foster Named New ADPR Director

Professor Elizabeth Avery Foster became the new Director of the School of Advertising and Public Relations on August 1. Read more about Dr. Foster.

Kelly Appointed UT Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

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”

Haley, White Named DeForrest Jackson Professors

Professors Eric Haley and Candace White are the next recipients of the School of Advertising and Public Relations’ DeForrest Jackson Professorship. Read More

Rentsch Teaches Stress Reduction to Hospital Students, Employees

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

UT Today Moves Weekly Show Online

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”