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Communications ·

Advanced Directing Students See Film Festival Success

Roughly 50% of the student films that were created in the class have been accepted into multiple film festivals and conferences.
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Skye Witley

Communications ·

2022 AU SOC WHCA Investigative Journalism Scholarship Awarded to Skye Witley

The award includes $5,000 shared by SOC and the WHCA, invitations to an April 29 awards luncheon and the prestigious April 30 WHCA awards dinner, and a mentorship with a member of the White House press corps.
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Communications ·

New Poll: Women, the Workplace, and Pandemic Politics

New Poll of American Women Reveals the Heavy Toll and Ongoing Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic
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The Hit

Communications ·

Investigative Documentary Exposes New Details in Tony Stewart Crash that Killed Kevin Ward Jr.

A team of award-winning investigative journalists digs up never-before-seen evidence that indicates Stewart accelerated his car and fishtailed it toward a defenseless man.
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Amy Weiss

Communications ·

Alumna Amy Weiss Gives Back

Weiss doesn’t want cost to stand in the way of any student accessing the same  opportunities from which she has been able to benefit.
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jeffrey madison

Communications ·

SOC Staff Member Dedicated to Telling Stories Through the Lens of Climate Crisis With Humanities Truck Fellowship

Jeffrey Madison is on a mission to tell stories through the lens of the climate crisis through his current Humanities Truck Fellowship project. The project is titled “Climatize: How D.C. Riverfront Neighborhoods Are Left To Their Own Devices.”
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CMSI American University School of Communication

Communications ·

SOC’s Center for Media & Social Impact Receives $750,000 MacArthur Foundation Grant

Based on its successful track record and visionary leadership in research and creative media at the intersection of entertainment and social justice, this grant is CMSI's largest from the foundation.
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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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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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