(R to L) CNN Vice President Antoine Sanfuentes with NBC's Kristen Welker and CNN's Kaitlan Collins

Communications ·

White House Correspondents and Anchors Pull Back Curtain to Coverage

Students, alums and guests of the American University community sat in rapt attention as NBC’s Kristen Welker and CNN’s Kaitlan Collins said preparation was key in covering the White House.
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Dr. Rosalind Donald

Communications ·

Dr. Rosalind Donald Sees Social and Climate Justice as Intertwined

SOC assistant professor Dr. Rosalind Donald hopes to bring her own sense of wonder to education and climate change research this semester.
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Media In the Mix with Special Guest Zachary Gradishar

Communications ·

Navigating Post-Grad Life with AU Alum Zach Gradishar

Host Grace Ibrahim sat down with Zachary Gradishar, a recent SOC alum working to break into LA’s entertainment industry.
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SOC3 Fall 2022 Students

Announcement ·

American University’s School of Communication Launches SOC3

Powered by Gen Z, the SOC Communication Collaborative for Change (SOC3) is a groundbreaking new initiative designed to diversify the communications industry and give AU students true agency experience.
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Kristen Welker, left, Kaitlan Collins, and Antoine Sanfeuntes spoke at SOC about covering the White House.

Government & Politics ·

Always Be Prepared: White House Correspondents Share Stories, Advice on Covering Presidents

NBC News' Kristen Welker and Kaitlan Collins of CNN shared stories, successes, and challenges of covering the president.
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The Making of "Upstream, Downriver"

Communications ·

Latest CEF Documentary Upstream, Downriver examines Clean Water Act

AU SOC Professor Maggie Stogner’s latest film, "Upstream, Downriver" looks back at the historical milestones of the Clean Water Act and looks ahead to the challenges still facing us.
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Upstream, Downriver conference flyer

Environment ·

Experts Gather for Symposium on 50th Anniversary of Clean Water Act

Panelists celebrate cleaner rivers and discuss ongoing challenges from non-point source pollution, climate change, and environmental injustice.
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Media in the Mix with Special Guest Claudia Myers

Communications ·

How the Pandemic Changed the Film Industry

New host Grace Ibrahim talks with AU SOC professor Claudia Myers to discuss the recent changes within the film industry for the newest episode of Media in the Mix.
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Officers Daniel Hodges and Harry Dunn with professor Jane Hall

Communications ·

Officers Who Defended U.S. Capitol on Jan 6. Discuss Its Impact on Media and Democracy

Students at an American Forum at AU's School of Communication heard first-hand from DC police officer Daniel Hodges and Capitol police officer Harry Dunn, who played heroic roles in defending the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
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SOC3 Fall 2022 Students

Announcement ·

American University’s School of Communication Launches SOC3

Powered by Gen Z, the SOC Communication Collaborative for Change (SOC3) is a groundbreaking new initiative designed to diversify the communications industry and give AU students true agency experience
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