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Arthur W. Page Center Awards Grants for 2015-16

June 9, 2015

The Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication, a research unit of Penn State University’s College of Communications, is awarding 21 grants to communication researchers and teachers from around the world for 2015-16. The awards total approximately $79,000.

Nine of the grants are for communication research projects related to sustainability. The remainder comprise an “open call”… More

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Emotional Messages Supplanting Informational Ones as Companies “Speak Green.”

February 11, 2015

When Ethical Corporation wanted insight into sustainability messaging by companies, it turned to Lee Ahern, senior research fellow at the Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication and project manager for the Page Center’s Sustainability Communications Initiative.

Ahern has studied 30 years of sustainability messaging by firms.  The trend, he told writer April Streeter, is away… More

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Page Center to Fund Sustainability Communication Research and Other Scholarship for 2015-2016

January 6, 2015

National Survey of Public Planned on Sustainability Awareness, Attitudes.

The Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication, a research unit of Penn State University’s College of Communications, has issued a call for research proposals addressing sustainability communication as well as a broad range of other ethical topics.

“The Center will award grants to support scholars… More

Research on CSR and sustainability featured at recent conference

May 24, 2014

One of the most popular conferences for academics in public relations is the International Public Relations Research Conference (IPRRC) which is held every March in Miami. This year I noticed a long list of studies on corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability communication. That was a pleasant surprise, given the Page Center’s recent efforts to fund high-quality research in… More

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