Kathleen Hall Jamieson has been named a Fall 2017 Fellow by the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard. She will explore press coverage of uncivil discourse in the 2016 presidential campaign.
The 2017 Constitutional Scholars Institute, organized by the Rendell Center for Civics & Civic Engagement, brought together dozens of elementary through high school teachers to study the workings and evolution of the Supreme Court.
The House of Representatives passed the first-ever reauthorization bill for the Department of Homeland Security, a key recommendation of the Sunnylands-Aspen Institute Task Force on congressional oversight of DHS.
Researchers from the Annenberg Public Policy Center will present their work this week and next at the 67th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association in San Diego.
An international contingent of scholars gathered for a two-day conference this week at APPC on the role of attitudes, for the forthcoming second edition of The Handbook of Attitudes.
Eight early-career artists have been awarded $50,000 fellowships by the Leonore Annenberg Funds, and nine public elementary schools have received $50,000 grants for technology and programs.
Communication scholar G. Thomas Goodnight of the University of Southern California's Annenberg School has joined APPC for the spring 2017 semester as a visiting scholar.
Fourth- and fifth-graders argued for whether the United States should elect its president through the Electoral College at a contest sponsored by the Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement.
New York Times op-ed columnist Andrew Rosenthal has joined the Annenberg Public Policy Center for the 2017 spring semester as a professional in residence. He'll be writing a memoir about his life in journalism.
Rendell Center co-founder Gov. Ed Rendell announced the 4th and 5th grade finalists in the Lenfest Citizenship Challenge essay contest, this year on whether to eliminate or keep the Electoral College.