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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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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Films Across Borders 21

Announcement ·

2021 Films Across Borders Film Festival Presents Stories in A Changing World

2021 Films Across Borders Film Festival Presents Stories in A Changing World
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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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A 9/11 tribute. Courtesy Creative Commons.

First Person ·

SOC Faculty Reflects on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

Various members of AU’s School of Communication were active journalists on that day. Here are some of their collected thoughts and reflections from that day and the aftermath.
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Asian American Solidarities in “Post-” Pandemic World. A special panel for the Journal of Asian American Studies

Announcement ·

Asian American Solidarities in “Post-” Pandemic World

APRC kicks off semester with free panel conversation on September 9
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