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2016 CCI Diversity and Inclusion Week to Feature Talk by Scripps Networks Interactive Executive

Alaka WilliamsScripps Networks Interactive human resources executive Alaka Williams will deliver the keynote address for the College of Communication and Information’s seventh annual Diversity and Inclusion Week, September 26-29, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Williams' talk begins at 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday, September 28, in McClung Museum Auditorium in Circle Park. The event is free and open to the public.

Kelly is New Director of School of Information Sciences

Diane KellyDiane Kelly, an internationally known information sciences scholar, is the new director of the University of Tennessee School of Information Sciences (SIS). She begins on August 8.

Kelly comes from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she was a professor in the School of Information and Library Science. Her research and teaching interests focus on interactive information search and retrieval, information search behavior, and research methods.

CCI Receives More than $850,000 in Grants to Train Information Science Experts

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville's 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.

CCI's Brotman Gets Lifetime Achievement Award from Broadcast Association

Professor Stuart N. BrotmanStuart 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. He is the first professor from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, to receive this honor. 

UT's Tenopir Receives Fulbright-Nokia Distinguished Chair Honor

Professor Carol TenopirCarol Tenopir, a Chancellor's Professor and the CCI Board of Visitors Professor in UT Knoxville's 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 position is considered one of the most prestigious appointments in the Fulbright Scholar Program.