The School of Information Sciences in the College of Communication and Information has received two grants which total more than $850,000 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to train information science experts.
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Stuart N. Brotman, the Howard Distinguished Endowed Professor of Media Management and Law and Beaman Professor of Communication and Information, is the 2016 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement in Scholarship Award from the Broadcast Education Association.
Photographer George Holz, who attended UT, and is known for his fashion and celebrity photographs, will return to campus to speak about his new book, Holz Hollywood: 30 Years of Portraits, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14. His talk will be in the auditorium of the College of Nursing. Sponsored by the UT School of Journalism and Electronic Media, the event is free and open to the public.
Carol Tenopir, a Chancellor’s Professor and the College of Communication and Information Board of Visitors Professor in the School of Information Sciences, has been selected as the Fulbright-Nokia Distinguished Chair in Information and Communications Technologies for the 2016–2017 academic year.
The College of Communication and Information is about to open its new Adam Brown Social Media Command Center, where faculty, staff, and students can analyze their social media marketing activities.
UT’s Social Media Week kicks off Monday and will be the most interactive in the event’s five-year history.
Virginia Hughes, acclaimed science editor for BuzzFeed News, will give the annual Alfred and Julia Hill Lecture at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29, in the College of Nursing Auditorium.
Ed Cortez, professor and former director of the School of Information Sciences in the College of Communication and Information, has been appointed chair of the American Libraries Association Committee on Education.
Peter Gross, director of the School of Journalism and Electronic Media, recently was in New York to serve as a ratings reviewer on Freedom House’s worldwide annual Freedom of the Press report.
“Engaged Research: Communities, Communication, Information” is the theme for the College of Communication and Information’s (CCI) thirty-eighth annual Research Symposium to be held on Wednesday, February 24. Nancy Grant Harrington, professor of communication and associate dean for research in the College of Communication and Information at the University of Kentucky, will be the keynote presenter this year.