Robert A. Boyd III works on a project with video. (Photo by Tim Watkins/National Park Service)

Achievements ·

Filmmaking Fulbright Recipients Break New Ground

AU has been named a top producer of Fulbright grantees seven times in the past decade.
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Jennifer Collins

Communications ·

Creating Experiential Opportunities for Generations

Alumna Jennifer Collins has made an endowed gift to SOC that will allow generations of students of color the opportunities she had and opens the door to many more.
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Alyssa Fischer-Reeder

Alumni ·

Cancer Survivor Alyssa Fischer-Reeder on Survival, Hope, and Philanthropy

Alumna and tongue cancer survivor Alyssa Fischer-Reeder shares her story.
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Antoine Sanfuentes Spring 2022 Distinguished Lecturer

Announcement ·

American University Alumnus and CNN Executive, Antoine Sanfuentes, Named Distinguished Guest Lecturer at School of Communication

Sanfuentes will be a Distinguished Guest Lecturer for the Spring 2022 Semester
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(L to R) David Conrad, Kristi Plahn-Gjersveld, Nick Ray, Varsha Ramani, Bethany Hall, Caty Borum Chattoo, Aras Coskuntuncel

Communications ·

Center for Media & Social Impact Announces More than $1 Million in New Grants

The funding will support initiatives at CMSI’s core intersection of creative culture, entertainment, and social justice and equity.
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Dr. Sherri Williams

Communications ·

Journalism Professor Wins NABJ Journalism Educator of the Year Award

Dr. Sherri Williams, assistant professor in race, media and communication, received the award because of her teaching and partnerships with national media outlets that published her students’ work and amplified their stories nationally.
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Neil Cavuto sits at the Fox News desk on election night.

Alumni ·

To Understand DC and the World, Neil Cavuto Turned to AU

Neil Cavuto, SOC/MA ’82, was early in his news career when he enrolled at American University in “a quest to understand Washington better.”
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Arliene Penn

Communications ·

For Alumna Dr. Arliene T. Penn, Choosing SOC Was The Right Fit Over And Over, Again

Penn felt like the university gave her the knowledge she needed, and prepared her for where she is today.
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Child with virtual reality headset

Communications ·

Institute for IDEAS Lands $1 Million NSF Grant for Immersive Filmmaking Studio

The School of Communication (SOC) sat down with Institute Director and SOC Assistant Professor Krzysztof Pietroszek to talk about the Center and its work.
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Twilight view of China's Biggest coal-fired power plant in Shanghai, China.

Environment ·

5 Things to Know about China and Climate Change

SIS professor Judith Shapiro breaks down China's current environmental policies.
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