Last month, Professor Kathleen Hall Jamieson traveled with doctoral students in her COMM 710: Rhetorical Criticism course for a daylong series of meetings in Washington, D.C. The field trip provided a firsthand experience of the course’s two themes: (1) the relationship between the rhetoric of presidential campaigns and the rhetoric of governance and (2) the rhetorical role of biography, age, race, and gender in the construction of a candidate's political identity.
The University of Pennsylvania values interdisciplinary scholarship, and many students complete degrees from multiple disciplines simultaneously. Annenberg students are no exception.
On April 26, Annenberg hosted its seventh annual Graduate Student Symposium. The event was organized by a student committee and featured presentations by 16 doctoral students and candidates.
Annenberg graduate students Stefanie Gratale, Do Eon (Donna) Lee, Soojong Kim, and Rui Pei have received the Russell Ackoff Doctoral Student Fellowship Award for 2019 from the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center. This is the fifth year in a row, and the eleventh year overall, that Annenberg students have been fellowship recipients.
Doctoral student Roopa Vasudevan is a data artist who finds creative ways to tell stories about online hate speech, political communication, access to birth control, and more.
This semester, the Annenberg School for Communication welcomed 17 new doctoral students. One of the largest classes in recent years, this group of students includes animal lovers, musicians, cooking and baking enthusiasts, writers, and outdoor adventurers.
Apple or Android? Nearly everyone prefers one over the other, and companies spend millions of dollars to construct appealing brands that aim to resonate with how their target users may see themselves or aspire to be seen.
A fourth year graduate student at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, Danny Kim studies the branding of media products, and he says that this principle is also relevant to media preferences. We like movies, TV shows, music, and other media products that represent or reflect who we are or who we want to be.
For two weeks this summer, six Annenberg doctoral students traveled to Berlin to immerse themselves in some of the most haunting episodes of modern German history: the Holocaust and the Cold War.
Led by Barbie Zelizer, Raymond Williams Professor of Communication and Director of the Center for Media at Risk, SummerCulture is a two-week intensive research experience for Annenberg graduate students held in a different foreign country each year.
Professional Development Day, hosted annually by the Annenberg School for Communication, brings back alumni to share career advice with current graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. This year’s event, held on September 22, was organized by graduate students Yasemin Celikkol, Megan Genovese, Yilang Peng, Jazmyne Sutton, Diami Virgilio, and Celeste Wagner, and Director of Graduate Student Professional Training Kim Woolf (Ph.D. ’09).