UT’s Social Media Week kicks off Monday and will be the most interactive in the event’s five-year history.
College of Communication and Information News
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.
Courtney Childers and Courtney Wright are the College of Communication and Information’s honorees for Faculty Appreciation Week.
The College of Communication and Information will hold its eighth annual Experience Diversity Banquet tonight at Bearden Banquet Hall.
Courtney Wright, associate professor of communication studies, says that conflict can be a good thing for relationships—when it’s managed constructively.
Stuart Brotman, the inaugural Howard Distinguished Endowed Professor of Media Management and Law and Beaman Professor of Communication and Information, authored essays on several national websites today to mark the twentieth anniversary of President Bill Clinton’s signing of the 1996 Telecommunications Act.
WATE reporter Whitney Good spoke with student Phoebe Spooner on-camera regarding the adventure of getting home to Knoxville in the aftermath of the blizzard.