How do science communicators most effectively present research to multiple audiences interested in different aspects of it? Such questions provided the framework of the 2016 Annenberg Lecture delivered by Marcia McNutt, president of the National Academy of Sciences.
Social science scholars gathered at the Annenberg Public Policy Center for a two-day conference co-sponsored by the American Academy of Political and Social Science to explore "the new rural-urban interface."
The three former Homeland Security secretaries called for Congress to streamline oversight of the Department of Homeland Security as "a matter of critical importance to national security on which there is broad bipartisan agreement."
Vice President Joe Biden toured the Annenberg Public Policy Center on Monday and met with some of the policy center's postdoctoral fellows in the Science of Science Communication.
Dominique Brossard, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and William K. Hallman, from Rutgers University, have joined APPC as visiting scholars in the Science of Science Communication.
APPC director Kathleen Hall Jamieson addressed the annual meeting of the Midwestern Legislative Conference, in Milwaukee, on "Effective Communication in a Polarized Environment."
APPC researchers, postdoctoral fellows and scholars presented papers at the 71st annual conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Research, in Austin, Texas.
The Leonore Annenberg Funds have awarded $50,000-a-year fellowships to nine early-career artists and educational grants averaging $50,000 each to 10 underfunded public elementary schools.
Yale University law and psychology professor Dan Kahan, and the former top news executive at WHYY/NewsWorks, Chris Satullo, have joined the policy center for the spring semester.
Hundreds of fourth- and fifth-grade Philadelphia-area students showed off their impressive knowledge of the Fourth Amendment's prohibition on unreasonable search and seizure at the Rendell Center's Citizenship Challenge.