Three well-known media professionals are joining the adjunct faculty at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication for the Spring 2015 term.
Supermodel Petra Nemcova visited the Annenberg School for Communication December 1 to talk about the genesis of the Happy Hearts Fund, which rebuilds safe-resilient schools in areas impacted by natural disasters.
In 2004, Nemcova was vacationing in Thailand when the Asian Ocean Tsunami struck, killing nearly 300,000 people and causing her life threatening injuries. Rather than crushing her spirit, the experience led her to dedicate her life to helping children.
Trudy Rubin, the foreign affairs columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer and a member of that newspaper’s editorial board, will join the ranks of the teaching faculty at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication this fall.
Two Penn Annenberg School for Communication undergrad students who used video as a tool to entice young people to pursue careers in medical research have been rewarded for their efforts.
For the second straight year Annenberg undergraduate students traveled to Howard University to formally present their undergraduate theses.
The April 17 presentations were made to fourth year thesis-writers from Howard University’s School of Communication’s Annenberg Honors Program.
The Annenberg School for Communication honored graduates of the undergraduate communication major at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, May 12.
Emily Kramer-Golinkoff (C ’07, Gr ’12) , who is currently working toward a graduate degree in bioethics form the University of Pennsylvania, will be the guest speaker at the Annenberg School for Communication’s undergraduate graduation ceremony, Sunday, May 12 at 10 a.m. in the Annenberg Center for Performing Arts’ Zellerbach Theatre, 3680 Walnut Street, Philadelphia.
University of Pennsylvania students will get a close-up and personal view of the 2012 Republican and Democratic political conventions in Tampa, FL and Charlotte, NC and they will be an important component of the news media’s coverage of those historic events.
Audio documentaries by Annenberg undergraduate students will air live each day this week (July 30 to August 3) on Philadelphia radio station WURD (900 AM). The documentaries were produced as part of an Urban Ethnography class taught by Professor John L. Jackson, Jr.
The documentaries will air every day at noon. Here is a schedule:
The Annenberg School for Communication honored graduates of the communication major during a ceremony at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, May 13. Several graduating students were honored for their academic accomplishments.