Annenberg School for Communication

Reclaiming the Words That Smear

April 12, 2014

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center says, “The history of social movements is full of things that were a pejorative being reclaimed.”

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151April 14, 2014

Expanding Minds, Improving Language Skills ‘at Home’ at Penn

The classroom is not the only place at the University of Pennsylvania where a student can learn a language.

Gregory College House’s residential modern languages program offers five “language houses” where students can enjoy new cultural experiences and improve their language proficiency.

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Media Contact:Joe Diorio | jdiorio@asc.upenn.edu | 215-746-1798March 25, 2014

Public Policy Visiting Fellow, jointly sponsored by Annenberg and the PWPPI

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The Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative and the Annenberg School for Communication are pleased to announce their collaboration on a new undertaking: a Public Policy Visiting Fellows program.

The Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative and the Annenberg School for Communication are pleased to announce their collaboration on a new undertaking: a Public Policy Visiting Fellows program.

John L. Jackson Jr. Named Dean of Penn’s School of Social Policy and Practice

March 20, 2014

John Jackson of the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Arts and Sciences is highlighted for being named the new dean of the School of Social Policy & Practice.

Article Source: Education Insider

Obama’s Health-Care Pitch Takes Quirky Route

March 16, 2014

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center shares her thoughts about President Obama’s choices to help promote health coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Giving Early Taste of G.O.P. Tactics, Texans Make a Stand Against Obama

March 2, 2014

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on the intensity of political advertisements accusing the president of lying.

Article Source: New York Times

Audio: Smoking Trends, Policies and Prevention

February 27, 2014

Kevin Volpp of the Wharton School and the Perelman School of Medicine and Joseph Cappella of the Annenberg School for Communication discuss incentives to help people live healthier lives.

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Media Contact:Joseph Diorio | jdiorio@asc.upenn.edu | 215-746-1798 February 26, 2014

No Country for Funny Men

February 26, 2014

Marwan Kraidy of the Annenberg School for Communication writes about Egyptian comedian Bassem Youssef.

Article Source: Aljazeera America
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151February 18, 2014

John Legend to Speak at Penn’s 258th Commencement

John Legend, a nine-time Grammy Award-winning soul artist, philanthropist and Penn alumnus will deliver the address at the University of Pennsylvania’s Commencement on Monday, May 19, Leslie Laird Kruhly, Vice President and University Secretary announced.