Dean's Picks: Top 13 of Spring 2013
What a great semester it's been, full of fantastic student work, faculty achievement and some new faces, all capped off by a wonderful commencement. Check out video and text of speeches from 2013.
Brokaw and Clooney 'Remember JFK'
AU’s School of Communication and The Newseum joined forces on May 1 to present “JFK Remembered,” an event held in the Newseum’s Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater. Read more
Chris Matthews Joins AU for JFK Speech Panel
The Hardball host paid tribute to JFK's "A Strategy of Peace" speech at SOC's event. Read more
Student and Alumni Achievement
Experiencing Cuba Through the Lens
Students saw the effects of the United States’ 50-year blockade of Fidel Castro’s Cuba, as well as the island nation’s culture, politics, and socio-economics. Read more
Meet Inaugural Google Journalism Fellow Jan Boyles
SOC PhD student Jan Boyles was one of 8 students selected for the prestigious Google Journalism Fellowship. Read more
AU Teams Up on International Sustainable Home Competition
American University has joined two other D.C. schools to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. Read more
360 Learning: Professor Recruits Students to Work on Museum Exhibition
SOC's Maggie Stogner invited students to work on her latest project, Roads of Arabia. Read more
Professor Explores Changing Face of Midwifery in New Film
Maher's film follows DC-based nurse midwives, their patients, and the doctors they work with over a two-year period, documenting their stories along the way. Read more
Investigative journalists Mishi Ebrahim and Chuck Lewis work with A-list celebrities and producers on climate change documentary series. Read more
'From the Fields' to Capitol Hill
Professor Carolyn Brown took her film From the Fields on a national screening tour, from coast to coast and to Capitol Hill. Read more
Nisbet Explores Role of 'Knowledge Journalists'
Nisbet's paper examines Bill McKibben's career and impact on the debate over climate change. Read more
The Digital Future
NPR's Matt Thompson Teaching New Media Entrepreneurs
The School of Communication’s newest incoming adjunct instructor, Professor Matt Thompson learned media technology on the fly.
Digital Media Student's Work Gets Noticed
iTunes highlighted Pam Willenz's JuiceQuest podcast as "New and Noteworthy". Read more