Bleakley Receives Grant to Study Youth Consumption of Sugary Beverages

Sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) — which include things such as sports drinks, non-diet sodas, energy drinks, fruit drinks, and flavored milk products — cause dental erosion and cavities and play a significant role in health concerns such as obesity and diabetes. Although soda consumption is declining, sports and energy drinks remain popular among youth, in part because of confusion regarding their potential health benefits.

Communication Major Nick Joyner (C’19) Wins Thouron Award

Nick Joyner (C’19), a senior at the University of Pennsylvania, is one of this year’s recipients of the Thouron Award.

A graduate exchange program between the United Kingdom and Penn, Thouron scholarships provide funding for postgraduate study abroad. Each year, as many as 10 students from the UK receive Thouron awards to attend graduate schools at Penn, and as many as eight Penn seniors receive scholarships to attend a graduate school of their choosing in the UK.

Media, Inequality and Change Center Receives Lenfest Institute Grant

The Media, Inequality and Change (MIC) Center at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication and Rutgers University's School of Communication and Information has received a Philadelphia News Ecosystem Collaboration Grant from the Lenfest Institute for Journalism.

Carlin Romano Named Inaugural Free Speech Fellow by University of California

Annenberg Lecturer Carlin Romano has been named an Inaugural Free Speech Fellow by the University of California's new National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement in Washington, D.C.  The Center, a project driven by UC President Janet Napolitano, former Secretary of Homeland Security under President Obama, seeks to catalyze attention to free-speech issues across the country. It will convene a major conference on such matters at its Washington headquarters in early 2019.


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