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Americans’ Civics Knowledge Increases During a Stress-Filled Year

A growing number of Americans can name the branches of government and the freedoms under the First Amendment though many still misunderstand basic facts about how government works, according to the 2021 Annenberg Constitution Day Civics Survey.

Jovanova and Woko Win 2021 Ackoff Fellowships

For the seventh year in a row, Annenberg doctoral students have won this fellowship from the Wharton School.

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Misinformation on Twitter Adversely Affects Adults’ Health Decisions

A new study is the first to explore the effect of misinformation on Twitter about e-cigarette harms.

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Coding the Emotions that Anti-tobacco Ads Evoke

Two sophomores interned this summer with Professor Andy Tan, designing and testing culturally appropriate anti-smoking campaigns for young women who identify as sexual minorities.

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Annenberg and SP2 Launch New Digital Media Executive Education Program

It’s designed for media industry professionals, activists, community organizers, nonprofit leaders, and social entrepreneurs looking to build mission-aligned digital media strategies.

Faculty News

Centola and Pickard Honor Former Penn Faculty with New Chair Names

Centola and Pickard have chosen legendary scholars Elihu Katz and C. Edwin Baker.

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Annenberg Faculty Receive $3.49 Million Grant to Study Vaping among LGBTQ+ Youth

Led by Professor Andy Tan, the research team aims to create anti-vaping messages tailored to LGBTQ+ teens.

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Dolores Albarracín Appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor

A world-renowned social psychologist, she will be jointly appointed at the Annenberg School and Penn Nursing.

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Correcting Misperceptions about — and Increasing Empathy for — Migrants

Americans dramatically overestimate the number of migrants affiliated with gangs and children being trafficked.

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Fashina Aladé (C'11) Delivers 2021 Annenberg Graduation Speech

Aladé encouraged graduates to be open to new possibilities, say “yes” when it feels right, and build community.