Filmmaker Katie Koeblitz (C'09) will be the alumni speaker at this year's virtual Communication Major Graduation Ceremony on May 17.
Despite the cancelation of all in-person events and travel, and the move of courses online, Lecturer Al Hunt was able to recreate his annual class field trip virtually.
Penn senior Fahad Ahmed C’20, a Communication major at the Annenberg School, has been named a 2020 Dean’s Scholar.
From graduations to wedding ceremonies, baby showers to retirement parties, our lives are ordered by a series of rituals. But how do these rituals develop over time and what do they tell us about culture and society at large?
Undergraduate students in COMM 388: Ritual Communication — taught by Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies Litty Paxton — are taking a deep dive into the unique language of ritual to explore some of the answers to these questions.
This summer, 11 Communication majors interned in Washington, D.C. through the Annenberg in Washington (AIW) program. AIW provides $6,000 stipends to participating students to support their summer living expenses. Each student receives experience in how communication is used in public service through their internships at government, political, nonprofit, advocacy, media, and other organizations in the nation’s capital.
On Sunday, May 19, 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 alumnus Dylan Hewitt (C'14, G'15). In addition to recognizing each graduate, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies Felicity (Litty) Paxton presented the following awards.
Corey Berman C’20, a junior Communication major, was honored with FactCheck.org’s inaugural Brooks Jackson Undergraduate Fellowship Award on May 3. The award, named after the fact-checking organization’s co-founder, honors an undergraduate research fellow at FactCheck.org who has done exemplary work in fact-checking and most embodies the talent, spirit, and integrity of Brooks Jackson.
President Donald Trump's plan to end the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict, called the "deal of the century," is scheduled to be released in June. On Wednesday, a group of undergraduate Communication majors held a mock press conference on this plan.
On April 10 and April 17, fourteen Communication majors presented senior theses to a group of classmates, faculty, and staff. These Penn seniors wrote an honors thesis and/or a Communication and Public Service (ComPS) thesis. All will graduate with honors at Annenberg’s Communication major graduation ceremony next month. The students will also present their Communication theses at a poster session held in the Annenberg School Plaza Lobby next week.
The family pets — Ellie, an elderly dog, and two cats Felix and Ilsa — greet everyone warmly. Communication majors gradually fill up the dining room as a round of brief introductions gets underway. Shortly after, dinner is served and conversations flow, with topics ranging from spring break plans to research the guests are working on. Whether Thai, Indian, or Chinese cuisine, the conversation is just as diverse as the dinner menu.