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Florence Zivaishe Madenga Named George Gerbner Postdoctoral Fellow

Madenga studies journalistic practice in the United States and Zimbabwe.

Faculty News

New Center to Focus on Information Networks and Democracy

Directed by Sandra González-Bailón and co-directed by Yphtach Lelkes, the Center for Information Networks and Democracy will analyze the benefits and risks of digital technologies for political and civic engagement.

Undergraduate News

Lauren Hitt (C’13) to Speak at 2023 Communication Major Graduation

Now communications director for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Hitt began her political communications career while still an undergraduate Comm major.

Undergraduate News

With Frank Text and Bold Illustrations, Graphic Novel Tackles Puberty Head On

Co-authored by Communication major Gemma Hong, the new graphic novel, for 9- to 14-year-olds, details what physically happens in the body as girls experience puberty.

Faculty News

Kathleen Hall Jamieson Elected to AAAS Board of Directors

She will serve a four-year term on the board of the world's largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals.


Annenberg Presentations and Events at ICA 2023

The International Communication Association will hold its 73rd annual conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


New Juneteenth Documentary Explores Notions of Freedom and Citizenship

An exclusive Penn screening of the film produced by the Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC), plus a conversation with activist Opal Lee and Penn’s Mary Frances Berry, moderated by APPC’s Director of Outreach and Curriculum Andrea (Ang) Reidell, takes place on Feb. 28.


What Statistics are Most Likely to Promote Positive Actions During a Pandemic?

A new study from PIK Professor Dolores Albarracín and Research Associate Haesung Annie Jung finds that some COVID statistics are more effective than others at encouraging people to change their behavior.

Graduate Student News

Doctoral Student Tom Etienne Traces Public Opinion on Global Issues

Tom Etienne, joint doctoral student at the Annenberg School for Communication and the Department of Political Science, uses his skills in data collection to analyze political opinions.

Graduate Student News

Huang and Leigh Awarded GAPSA-Provost Fellowships for Interdisciplinary Innovation

The fellowship funding will support Shengchun Huang and Tyler Leigh’s dissertation research.