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College of Communication and Information News
In a column for The Hill, Stuart Brotman writes that “from the beginning of his presidential campaign, Donald Trump has led the charge against political correctness. Trump has continuously tested the boundaries of civic discourse.”
Mark Harmon, professor of journalism and electronic media and a former Knox County Commissioner, is writing a “Delegate Diary” for the News Sentinel from the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
Communication Studies student Amelia Young will be spending her summer interning at Seacrest Studios in Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital.
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.
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.