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  • September 30 Want Diversity in Docs? Look to Public TV

    A new study from the Center for Media & Social Impact shows public television remains the leading source of programming
    that represents diverse creators and characters.

  • September 29 McKinley Milestone

    AU community celebrates SOC's new home in the McKinley Building.

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Discover the World of Communication

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Professional, hands-on summer workshops on everything from film production to press releases. Open to students entering grades 9 - 12, taught by SOC faculty and communications professionals.

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MA in International Media

The School of Communication has partnered with the School of International Service to offer a unique interdisciplinary master's degree that will prepare students to work as global strategic communication managers for U.S and international organizations.

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