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Monroe Price speaks to ARNIC seminar on ‘Anxieties and Transformations’

This week ARNIC welcomed Monroe E. Price to speak at our lunchtime seminar series.
Monroe E. Price has been, for the last decade, a professor at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania where he headed a Center for Global Communication Studies, now morphed into the Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication.  He graduated from Yale College and Yale Law School and founded, among other things, Oxford University’s Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy. … Read More » “Monroe Price speaks to ARNIC seminar on ‘Anxieties and Transformations’”

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CCIG Project awarded new grant from Zumberge Diversity and Inclusion Fund

The CCIG (Connected Cities and Inclusive Growth) project was awarded a new grant from the Zumberge Diversity and Inclusion fund.
The new grant will allow the CCIG project, led by Prof. Hernan Galperin, to pilot a research project called “Cyber Shelters: Online Resource Seeking and Social Capital Building among the Homeless in Los Angeles”.
The new project will examine the abilities and motivations of homeless persons in Los Angeles County for using the Internet,… Read More » “CCIG Project awarded new grant from Zumberge Diversity and Inclusion Fund”

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ARNIC Researcher Matthew Bui awarded a Randall Lewis Data Science Fellowship

Matthew N. Bui (3rd year Annenberg PhD student) recently accepted one of the four inaugural Randall Lewis Data Science Fellowship awards, administered by Partners for a Better Health. This semester he will assist the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) with their Future Communities Initiative and related open data and big data projects, advising on research and the development of an equitable Smart Region framework.
The largest municipal planning organization in the nation, SCAG advises 180+ cities and six counties on transportation and land use planning…. Read More » “ARNIC Researcher Matthew Bui awarded a Randall Lewis Data Science Fellowship”