Graduate Program

Annenberg Presentations at NCA 2016

More than 25 Annenberg faculty, students, postdoctoral fellows, and research staff will present research next month at the National Communication Association's 102nd Annual Conference, held November 10-13 here in Philadelphia.

Below are the presentations, posters, and panels being contributed by the Annenberg community, organized by day and time. All room locations are in the Marriott Downtown Hotel, unless otherwise noted. 

SummerCulture 2016 Participants Present Their Research

Each summer, Barbie Zelizer, Ph.D., Raymond Williams Professor of Communication and Director of the Scholars Program in Culture and Communication, leads SummerCulture, a two-week immersive research experience for Annenberg graduate students held in a different foreign country each year.

Alumni Speak About Career Paths at Professional Development Day 2016

The Annenberg School for Communication hosted its second Professional Development Day on September 24. The annual event brings back alumni to share career advice with Annenberg’s current graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. This year’s event was organized by doctoral candidates Rosemary Clark and Jonathan Pace; doctoral students Nour Halabi, Jennifer R.

Annenberg Graduate Students Host Roxborough High School Students For a Day of Communication Studies

Thanks to the organizing efforts of a group of graduate students led by Rachel N. Stonecipher, the Annenberg School for Communication recently hosted a group of budding film students from Roxborough High School.

The high schoolers' projects, including this impressive anti-bullying PSA video, reveal their talents for video production. Their teachers reached out to Annenberg in the hope that its faculty and students could help build even more advanced skills.

Annenberg Presentations at ICA 2016

More than 50 Annenberg faculty, students, postdoctoral fellows, and research staff will present research next month at the International Communication Association's 66th Annual Conference, held June 9-13 in Fukuoka, Japan. In addition, ICA President and Annenberg Professor Amy Jordan will deliver her presidential address on Saturday Evening.

Stonecipher Wins 2016 Graduate Teaching Prize

Doctoral Student Rachel Stonecipher has been awarded a 2016 Penn Prize for Excellence in Teaching by Graduate Students. The highly competitive award recognizes the profound impact of graduate students on undergraduate education at Penn, and nominations come directly from undergraduates. Ten prizes are awarded annually by the Office of the Provost.

Stonecipher was nominated for her work as a teaching assistant in Professor Sharrona Pearl's class COMM 470: Freaks and Geeks: Outsiders on Display.

Jingwen Zhang Receives Honor from Chinese Government

More than 300,000 Chinese students studied in the United States last year, and on April 29, the New York City Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China honored a select few to receive the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad.

Annenberg Doctoral Student Jingwen Zhang, who will graduate with her Ph.D. in Communication on May 16, was one of them.

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