Tag Archives: Faculty News
Beth Avery Foster and Courtney Childers #ChooseToChallenge
March was Women’s History Month – All month ADPR highlighted the women in ADPR who #ChooseToChallenge. Two faculty members from the School of Advertising and Public Relations are doing that by fighting the opioid epidemic.
Under the direction of UT President Randy Boyd, the University of Tennessee System is working to combat the TN opioid crisis. In August 2019, UT held its first Summit for Opioid Addiction and Response (SOAR).
To diminish opioid fatalities, the Department of Health and Human Services awarded faculty members at UT a grant to strengthen opioid prevention resources in rural Appalachian communities, to understand community … Read more “Beth Avery Foster and Courtney Childers #ChooseToChallenge”
Hoy and Levenshus Receive FTC Attention
Do you take time to read the risk warnings on drug websites before you take the drug?
Mariea Hoy, an advertising professor at UT, has studied that question and determined that no, you probably don’t.
Last month, Hoy presented her findings in Washington, DC at a Federal Trade Commission workshop titled “Putting Disclosures to Test.”
Hoy and former UT faculty member Abbey Levenshus, who now teaches at Butler University in Indiana, conducted the research, and their findings were recently published in the Journal of Risk Research.
“We looked at whether consumers seek out, notice, and read risk disclosures on … Read more “Hoy and Levenshus Receive FTC Attention”