Center for Information and Communication Studies News

CCI User-Experience Lab Available for Research

The User-Experience Lab supports interdisciplinary research by faculty, researchers, and graduate students. The UXL has instrumentation that can explore users’ experiences with technology by making accurate, empirical measurements as users perform tasks on a product or system.

Staff Member Collects Blankets for Needy

As the temperatures drop, staff member Beth Meko and two friends are heating up their efforts to collect blankets for the needy in Knoxville.

UT Receives Grant to Study Trustworthiness of Scholarly Research Sources

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Center for Information and Communication Studies (CICS) has received a grant to study the trustworthiness of diverse scholarly information sources and channels. The $271,131 grant was awarded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The study will begin in September and continue until November 2013.

UT Information Sciences Professor Receives Top SEC Award

The Southeastern Conference has awarded Carol Tenopir, professor and director of the Center for Information and Communication Studies, with one of its first Faculty Achievement Awards. The new SEC award program was created to honor professors from the SEC with outstanding records in teaching and scholarship.

UT’s Tenopir Receives Distinguished Alumnus Award From Her Alma Mater

Carol Tenopir, a UT Knoxville Chancellor’s Professor in the School of Information Sciences and director of the College of Communication and Information’s Center for Information and Communication Studies, has been awarded the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.