Three UT professors have been accepted to the US Department of State’s Diplomacy Lab for spring 2018—Stuart Brotman, Devendra Dilip Potnis, and Sam Swan.
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Two UT projects, led by professors Stuart Brotman and Bruce Tonn, were selected for the US Department of State’s Diplomacy Lab for the fall 2017 semester.
In an essay posted October 27 on the TechTank blog on the Brookings Institute’s website, UT Professor Stuart Brotman notes that job creation – and specifically how to best increase the number of higher-paying jobs – has been a major issue in 2016 presidential election. A nonresident senior fellow with the Brookings Institute, Brotman is
Russia, abortion, disrespect for women, and allegations of a rigged election generated the most chatter Wednesday night during the final debate between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Those are among the findings of The Political Social Media Research Group, composed of students in a School of Journalism and Electronic Media political communication seminar.
The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy and its School of Journalism and Electronic Media have partnered with East Tennessee PBS to present a screening of the documentary Best of Enemies at 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 25. Free and open to the public, the screening will take place in the Baker Center’s Toyota Auditorium.
Nine UT professors have received funding for travel to other Southeastern Conference universities for this academic year. Now in its fifth year, the grant program provides support for selected faculty to collaborate with colleagues at other SEC institutions. More than 100 faculty members from all 14 SEC universities will receive funds this academic year. The
Social media exploded Sunday night as presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clashed over personal and policy issues. The Political Social Media Group, composed of students in a political communication graduate seminar, have been using sophisticated social media monitoring technology to scrutinize the debates leading up to the election.
Social media chatter during this week’s vice-presidential debate was overwhelmingly negative toward both candidates—and those negative feelings carried over to the presidential candidates. Those were among the main takeaways reported by UT’s Political Social Media Research Group.
The Political Social Media Group in the School of Journalism and Electronic Media has issued a report summarizing the major themes that emerged from social media chatter during the September 26 presidential debate.
A UT graduate research seminar will be monitoring social media discourse during the upcoming presidential and vice presidential debates and on Election Day with the new state-of-the-art Adam Brown Social Media Command Center as its hub.