Emily is the associate dean for communications and marketing at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism; she previously held a similar role at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.
Stories by Emily Cavalcanti:
Annenberg Inclusion Initiative and MTV Entertainment establish Mental Health Storytelling Initiative
A coalition of more than 60 entertainment industry partners and mental health expert organizations will work to revolutionize the narrative on mental health and extend programming and research into media representation of the issue.
USC Annenberg and Paramount establish first-of-its-kind scholarship to advance Latino diversity in newsrooms
The Paramount Latinx Diversity in Journalism Scholarship, supported by a $1 million gift, will cover yearly tuition for a Latino student to enroll in one of USC Annenberg’s journalism master’s programs.
Journalism students use immersive tech to tell stories of the past and present
Since 2015, the award-winning “JOVRNALISM” class has taught USC Annenberg students how to use emerging technologies to bring unique stories to life.
Gayle King and Questlove headline USC Annenberg’s virtual celebration for the Class of 2021
King, co-host of CBS This Morning, and Roots drummer, author and entrepreneur Questlove will join in a program honoring graduates’ accomplishments.
USC Annenberg launches new online master’s program in digital media management
The program will prepare managers to better understand the evolving media landscape while making data-driven, ethical decisions and building a more equitable future through diverse teams.
USC and Penn launch Annenberg Center for Collaborative Communication
The new center will be a home for reimagining how communication can address issues like health care, data privacy, cultural and demographic change, and media literacy.
Trojan mentors help USC Annenberg students feel at home
Three unique mentoring and support programs provide students with guidance from helpful faculty, staff and alumni.
USC Annenberg faculty and alumni bring digital security to the forefront
From safeguarding elections to protecting sources, clients and brands, USC professors and alums are preaching the value of secure communications and digital literacy.
USC Annenberg launches new master’s in public relations and advertising
The new graduate degree program is USC Annenberg’s response to the ever-evolving world of global communications.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists discuss the crisis unfolding in rural America
Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn share five takeaways on the “deaths of despair” they encountered in small-town Oregon.
New podcast journalism fellowship supports fresh voices
The Luminary Fellowship program from USC Annenberg and the Sacks Family Foundation seeks to increase diversity in the podcast industry.
Disney CEO Robert Iger discusses the secret to his success
Time’s Businessperson of the Year for 2019 shared his expert insights on leadership, creativity and the need to trust your instincts.
Google grant supports USC’s effort to protect elections from cyberattacks
The USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy will launch a training program in all 50 states to prepare election officials for digital attacks.
Gordon Stables to lead USC Annenberg School of Journalism
The accomplished educator has played a prominent part in developing and teaching a wide range of courses that explore rhetoric, debate, political communication, propaganda and global media.
Meet the interim dean at USC Dornsife
Linguist Dani Byrd shares her vision for moving core academic and research missions forward.
In memoriam: Katrina J. Edwards, 46
A key innovator in the field of geomicrobiology, the professor of biological sciences and earth sciences led pioneering explorations to understand the subseafloor biosphere.
USC recruits renowned leaders in molecular research
The appointments of Raymond C. Stevens and Peter Kuhn signal a new era in life science advances at USC Dornsife.
USC Dornsife dean appoints new advancement leader
Neil Macready has been named senior associate dean for advancement at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. He will begin his new post on Dec. 10.
$1 million gift establishes the Dean Howard Gillman Fund
Two anonymous donors have made a $1 million gift to the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences to establish the Dean Howard Gillman Fund.
Comparing Comparative Studies
Poetry, subjectivity and political violence in the neoliberal age. Italian artists books in conceptual arts. House, library, field – the aesthetic of saturation.
Tavaré Elected to the Royal Society
Simon Tavaré, holder of the George and Louise Kawamoto Chair in Biological Sciences at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, has been named a fellow of the Royal Society.
Three New Philosophers Join Faculty
The USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences has recruited leading senior philosophers Ralph Wedgwood and Gabriel Uzquiano-Cruz of the University of Oxford, as well as promising newcomer Karen Lewis of Rutgers University to its faculty. The professors will join USC Dornsife College’s School of Philosophy this fall.
Higginbotham Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
James Higginbotham, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Linguistics, has been named a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the world’s most prestigious honorary societies.
Fan Mags as Time Capsules
With her second child on the way, Britney Spears faces an impending divorce and an unfortunate lack-of-wardrobe incident. Former Seinfeld star Michael Richards’ racist rants at a comedy club are posted on YouTube. Mel Gibson is arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and his alleged anti-Semitic remarks to the arresting officer surface when the unofficial arrest report is leaked online.