The policy center and the Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement supported a civics summit in Washington, D.C., with educators, policy makers and philanthropists.
Marin P. Allen, a former top communication official at the National Institutes of Health, has joined APPC as a 2017-18 visiting scholar and is teaching a course in health communication at the Annenberg School.
APPC research director Dan Romer discussed a recent article contending that a lot of seemingly risky teen behavior often attributed to an imbalance in brain development is actually part of normal development.
The Annenberg Public Policy Center's civics survey released for Constitution Day found that Americans lack knowledge of some basic constitutional issues, a fact that was of concern to media on many sides of the political spectrum.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson appeared on KCRW's radio show "To the Point" and on BBC Radio 4's "Today" show to discuss President Donald Trump's "fire and fury" warning to North Korea's Kim Jong-un.
In an article for the journal Politics and the Life Sciences, Kathleen Hall Jamieson looks at the role that language plays when science is conveyed to the public. Examples include the outbreak of "mad cow" disease in Britain.
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.
In a commentary in Nature Climate Change, two recent APPC postdocs say the encyclical stressed moral values that appeal to liberals but not the three values -- sanctity, authority and loyalty -- that resonate with conservatives.
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.