Annenberg doctoral candidates Elisa Baek, Natalie Herbert, Danny Kim, Hye-Yon Lee, and Allyson Volinsky have received the Russell Ackoff Doctoral Student Fellowship Award for 2018 from the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center. This is the fourth year in a row, and the tenth year overall, that Annenberg students have been fellowship recipients.
More than 65 faculty, students, postdoctoral fellows, and research staff will present research at the International Communication Association’s 68th Annual Conference, to be held May 24-28 in Prague.
Hanna E. Morris, a second year doctoral student at the Annenberg School, researches climate change imagery, building on her life-long history of environmental activism.
Have you ever wondered why Uber is massively popular, but you’ve never heard of similar company Curb? Or why certain fashions become wildly popular and others never make it off the runway? What drives these sorts of trends?
Doctoral Candidate Opeyemi Akanbi has been announced as one of two winners of the Yale Law Journal’s first ever Student and Recent Graduate Essay Competition.
Open to law students and recent law graduates nationwide, the competition encourages legal scholars to examine and interpret developing legal challenges. This year’s competition specifically targeted burgeoning issues at the intersection of law and technology, including but not limited to: surveillance, cybersecurity, digital speech, artificial intelligence, and privacy.
Doctoral Candidate Rachel N. Stonecipher is the recipient of the 2017 Lesbian Caucus Award from the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA).
“We begin by acknowledging that we are gathered today on the traditional land of the Musqueam people. We would like to pay our respects to Elders past and present and thank them for their hospitality.” This statement – called a land acknowledgement – is how each session of SummerCulture 2017 began.
Led by Barbie Zelizer, Raymond Williams Professor of Communication and Director of the Scholars Program in Culture and Communication, SummerCulture is a two-week immersive research experience for Annenberg graduate students held in a different foreign country each year.
In the supermarket, foods labeled “organic” carry premium prices. Consumers generally believe that organic food is healthier, and in many cases they’re right. But what does it mean when the word “organic” is on a cigarette pack? Is smoking an organic cigarette better for your health?
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 October 7, was organized by graduate students Megan Genovese, Stefanie Gratale, Elissa Kranzler, Hanna Morris, and John Vilanova, and Director of Graduate Student Professional Training Kim Woolf (Ph.D. ’09).
The presenters have found careers within academia, in research, and in nonprofits. Below are a few of the insights they shared, organized by panel.
This fall, the Annenberg School welcomes twelve new doctoral students as its 2017 cohort. From activism to neuroscience to media systems to politics, they bring a variety of interests and experiences to Annenberg, and have already begun collaborating with faculty and other students.