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Charles Lewis, IMF Photo/Stephen Jaffe

Communications ·

Groundbreaking Investigative Journalist Charles Lewis to Retire

He leaves a legacy of mentorship, scholarship, and an award-winning, thriving, independent investigative newsroom.
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Skye Witley, the 2021-22 SOC Durango Herald Intern.

Communications ·

SOC Students Deliver DC News to Colorado

Through a long-running internship program with the Durango Herald, AU SOC students provide insightful coverage of Congress and other national news to an audience nearly 2,000 miles away.
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Olivia Pincus and Jennifer Sauer

Communications ·

SOC Legacy: How Two AU Students Are Following in the Footsteps of Their Mothers Decades Apart

Recent graduate Aneeta Mathur-Ashton and rising junior Olivia Pincus decided to not only follow in the footsteps of their mothers, as SOC students, but also, walk similar career paths.
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The Attack

Communications ·

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Team at Washington Post Includes SOC Students

Eight American University students who graduated  May 7 now have something else to celebrate.
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Communications ·

Meet 2022 Undergraduate Commencement Speaker, Fanny Ahman

After transferring from Texas A&M Corpus Christi, Ahman is now graduating from the School of Communication (SOC) with a bachelor's degree in journalism, and the honor of being this year’s undergraduate commencement student speaker.
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James Brown at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway, on the shoulders of three Norwegian men.

Communications ·

Q&A with The NFL Today's James Brown, SOC and SOE Commencement Speaker

Brown sat down with SOE and SOC to answer a few questions about education, his career, and advice for graduates.
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From left: Thomas Groom, Skye Witley, Clare Mulroy, Rodger Streitmatter.*

Communications ·

Journalism Division Celebrates 2022 Student Awards and Honors

Graduating seniors Clare Mulroy and Skye Witley were honored for their outstanding scholarship and dedication to the field of journalism.
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Salone Monet

Communications ·

From Public Relations to Pumps: How Alumna Salone Monet Is Creating Her Own Path

Salone Monet is the founder and creative director of the color-inclusive shoewear brand, Salone Monet.
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Jeffrey Madison, Tambra Stevenson, and Sherri Williams.

Communications ·

SOC Celebrates Inaugural Inclusive Excellence Week

It was easy to see that inclusive excellence is baked into coursework, community, and research at American University School of Communication (AU SOC) this past week.
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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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