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Richard Prince

Communications ·

American University School of Communication Announces Partnership with Journal-isms

SOC and Journal-isms Inc. are partnering
to buttress their shared view of the critical role of inclusion in journalism.
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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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Thanksgiving dinner

Communications ·

How to Have a Successful Holiday Family Reunion

For those traveling for the holidays, SPA professor Lara Schwartz discusses some strategies on how to make the best of your family reunions during the holidays.
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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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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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Olivia Tinari

Communications ·

From Main Street to Wall Street: My Time at the Fox Business Network

Dean's Intern Olivia Tinari shares her experience as College Associate at FBN's Assignment Desk in summer '21.
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Hive Mechanic

Communications ·

American University and DC Public Library Partner for Neighborhood Games and Outdoor Stories

Two-year, $250k Grant from IMLS to train libraries in 20+ cities with new tool
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Adrienne Massanari with her cat

Communications ·

New Media and Digital Culture Expert Adrienne Massanari Joins SOC Faculty

This fall, American University School of Communication (AU SOC) welcomes Associate Professor Adrienne Massanari to its Communication Studies division
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