Arthur W. Page Center unites public relations researchers with professionals in the industry

2016 Page Center research grants connect public relations faculty with industry professionals

As a part of its annual Page & Johnson Legacy Scholar Grants, the Page Center awarded grants to research projects that unite public relations researchers with professionals in the industry.

Arthur W. Page Center online modules

Page Center funds online modules focused on ethics and integrity in communications

The Page Center is organizing and funding an initiative that will strengthen the role of ethics education in communications classrooms. Thirteen experts will build online modules on specific ethics topics that teachers and professors all over the world can use in their courses.

Hyejoon Rim

Study to reveal how CSR is viewed around the world

New Page-funded research will examine societal, cultural and political reasons for how CSR is perceived in the USA, South Korea and United Arab Emirates. 

Ruoxu Wang, Denise Bortree, Anli Xiao

Native advertising may create negative perceptions of media outlets

A group of Penn State researchers are uncovering the consequences companies and news outlets may face when they decide to publish native advertising, a practice that camouflages ads so they resemble real news stories.

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Legacy Scholar Grants

Support for scholars and professionals making important contributions to ethics and responsibility in public communication.

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Resources for teaching and research on corporate communication ethics and responsibility topics.

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Sustainability Communications Initiative (SCI)

Research that highlights best practices in sustainability communication across disciplines.