University of Pennsylvania Provost Wendell Pritchett and Vice Provost for Faculty Anita Allen announced last month that Professor Sandra González-Bailón is among the 2020-21 cohort of Penn Fellows.
Annenberg doctoral candidate Leeann Siegel has received the Russell Ackoff Doctoral Student Fellowship Award for 2020 from the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center. This is the sixth year in a row, and the twelfth year overall, that Annenberg students have been fellowship recipients.
Four Annenberg School for Communication faculty members have been named Fellows by the International Communication Association: Dean John L. Jackson, Jr. and Professors Marwan M. Kraidy, Monroe Price, and Guobin Yang.
The Graduate and Professional Student Assembly (GAPSA) and the Office of the Provost have announced that doctoral candidate Do Eon (Donna) Lee has received a GAPSA-Provost Fellowship for Interdisciplinary Innovation, which includes a $6,000 research grant.
On Sunday, May 17, the Annenberg School for Communication held its annual undergraduate graduation ceremony, honoring the Communication majors graduating from the University of Pennsylvania. This year's graduation speaker was alumna Katie Koeblitz (C'09). In addition to recognizing each graduate, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies Felicity (Litty) Paxton presented the following awards.
The Price Lab for Digital Humanities at the University of Pennsylvania has named visual ethnographer and Annenberg researcher Clovis Bergère one of 12 Andrew W. Mellon Digital Humanities Fellows for the 2020-21 academic year.
The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation at the University of Pennsylvania has announced that doctoral student Roopa Vasudevan is among the awardees of its 2020 grants, which will provide upwards of $270,000 in funding for 34 projects in the arts and humanities. This marks a record high for both amount of grants and total funding for the program, which supports innovative and ambitious projects at Penn, specifically around teaching, making, and presenting the arts and humanities.
The fellowships, which include grants of $200,000, will support Jackson's study of Black media-makers and Watts' research on media bias and misinformation.