At a meeting of PCAST, APPC director Kathleen Hall Jamieson proposed four ways the government could improve communication on consequential health and science issues.
Dolores Albarracín Elected Fellow of American Academy of Political and Social Science
PIK Professor Dolores Albarracín, director of APPC's Science of Science Communication Division, is the AAPSS's 2022 Harold Lasswell Fellow.
Resources for Women’s History Month on Annenberg Classroom
Annenberg Classroom offers resources for Women's History Month on the 14th and 19th Amendments and the Supreme Court case Ledbetter v. Goodyear.
Annenberg Classroom Presents Films to Watch for Black History Month
Annenberg Classroom presents movies for Black History Month, including the story of how a worker's personal-injury suit led to a landmark Supreme Court case on jury selection.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson Named to the 2021 Class of AAAS Fellows
APPC Director Kathleen Hall Jamieson was among the Penn scholars named this year as AAAS fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
13 Recommendations to Close the Guantánamo Bay Detention Facility
On the 20th anniversary of the arrival of the first detainees at the U.S. prison in Cuba, Penn's Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law issued recommendations on how to close Guantánamo.
Claims About Vaccines and Voter Fraud Lead FactCheck.org’s ‘Whoppers of 2021’
FactCheck.org's 2021 "whoppers of the year" include claims about Covid-19 and vaccines, Trump's false voter fraud claims, and claims by and about the Biden administration.
Jamieson Named to NAS Strategic Council for Research Excellence, Integrity, and Trust
APPC Director Kathleen Hall Jamieson has been named to a new National Academy of Sciences' council that will explore challenges "to the integrity and health of the research enterprise."
Civics Renewal Network Adds New Members
The Civics Renewal Network (CRN), a consortium dedicated to strengthening civic life in the United States, has added three civics and history education organizations to the network.
Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law Moves to Annenberg Public Policy Center
The Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law will become formally affiliated with the Annenberg Public Policy Center, effective July 1, 2021, with a joint mission of strengthening the rule of law.