Communication Studies Professor Virginia Kupritz has been named the inaugural William H. Swain Professor. The professorship was made possible by a generous gift from Martha S. “Missy” Wallen, who received her bachelor’s degree in communication studies in 1974, in honor of her father, William H. Swain, who was also a UT alumnus. This five-year rotating
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Public speaking is one of people’s greatest personal fears, and a new facility in the College of Communication and Information provides tools to help students tackle their anxieties and become better communicators. The Public Speaking Center, in Room 260 of the Communications Building, will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 2. The campus community is invited.
What’s old is new again for Franklin, Tennessee, native Baker Donahue, a junior in communication studies at UT. His newly founded company, In With the Old, specializes in finding vintage UT apparel and reselling it on Instagram.
Twenty students from the School of Communication Studies are in Washington, DC, for five days to visit government agencies and network with UT alumni in the area.
Courtney Childers and Courtney Wright are the College of Communication and Information’s honorees for Faculty Appreciation Week.
Honors and awards for UT Knoxville faculty and graduate students.
The Communication Studies Honor Society, Lambda Pi Eta, will bring National Public Radio reporter Frank Browning to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, campus to speak on Tuesday, Oct. 4. The event, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Toyota Auditorium at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy.