Dear All,  


This is a reminder that the CCI Diversity & Inclusion Week program is going on this week (Mon Sept 22 through Friday Sept. 25) and I encourage you to attend the events. Sessions are streamed online at , so even our DE students can have access to them. Please attend sessions in person if possible, including the Festival Thursday evening from 5 to 7 in Circle Park. The Wednesday keynote address is by Jose Aponte. The schedule of all events is at .   Thanks, Ed



Ed Cortez, PhD

Professor and Director

School of Information Sciences

University of Tennessee

451 Circle Park Drive

Knoxville, TN 37996

(865) 356-9756


"Animals are reliable, many full of love, true in their affections, predictable in their actions, grateful and loyal. Difficult standards for people to live up to." — Alfred A. Montapert