The Leonore Annenberg Funds celebrated the end of a successful 10-year run with a recital featuring violinist Francesca dePasquale, an arts fellowship recipient in 2014, and pianist Reiko Uchida.
With the U.S. challenged by such threats as cyberwarfare and election hacking, former heads of Homeland Security pressed Congress to streamline DHS oversight. An APPC-linked task force had recommended the reform.
The first-ever reauthorization of the Department of Homeland Security is likely to include steps to streamline congressional oversight of the department, a move recommended by the Sunnylands-Aspen task force.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson has been named the 2018 recipient of the Everett M. Rogers Award by the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.
Newly named APPC visiting scholar David Zarefsky, an expert in rhetoric and oratory, is working on a book about President Lyndon Johnson's 1968 speech on the Vietnam War and his decision not to seek reelection.
Fourth and fifth-grade students argued the case for or against term limits for members of Congress and Supreme Court justices at the finals of the Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Education's Citizenship Challenge.