Event Calendar

 
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September 12

DC Program Info Session

Time: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Location: 362 Willard Building

Information session about Summer 2018 and Fall 2018 for the Stanley E. Degler Washington Program. Open to students in all majors. 

September 12

“That Doesn’t Sound Right: Deciphering Real News From Fake”

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Location: 121 Sparks Building

Free public lecture by Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications faculty member Denise Bortree. She will discuss such subjects as: Is fake news really news? Where does fake news come from and why is it so influential What role do communicators (journalists, advertising and PR professionals, film makers, etc.) play in the creation and perpetuation of fake new? How do we maintain integrity in public communication and what does it look like to make ethical decisions in this space?

September 13

DC Program Info Session

Time: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Location: Carnegie Cinema

Information session about Summer 2018 and Fall 2018 for the Stanley E. Degler Washington Program. Open to students in all majors.

September 14

Guest Lecture: Chris Bachelder

Chris Bachelder

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Location: TBD

Free guest lecture and question-and-answer session with Chris Bachelder, author of "The Throwback Special." 

September 15

Dean’s Advancement Council

Location: Various Locations

September 18 to September 22

Digital Week

Location: Various Locations

Activities and events across majors in the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications focusing on digital initiatives and opportunities in the communications industry and beyond.

September 18

“The Projectilic Image: Islamic State’s Digital Visual Warfare and Global Networked Affect”

Lecture Series: Pockrass Memorial Lecture

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Location: Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library

Free public lecture by Marwan Kraidy, the Anthony Shadid Chair in Global Media, Politics and Culture, and director of the Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. 

September 20

“Pulitzer’s Gold: A Century of Public Service Journalism”

Roy Harris

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Location: Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library

Free public lecture by Roy Harris, author of "Pulitzer's Gold" A Century of Public Service Journalism." Event co-sponsored by Department of Journalism and University Libraries.

September 25

COMM Career Conversations: Careers in the Niche/Specialized Media Field

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Location: Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library

Free student-focused session featuring Paul Albergo, bureau chief for Bloomberg BNA.

September 28

Faculty Meeting

Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Location: Nittany Lion Inn

September 29

Guest Lecture: Tom Sullivan

Tom Sullivan

Time: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Location: TBA

Free public lecture featuring Tom Sullivan. Event co-sponsored by the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications and Penn State Law.