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Profs Start Political Blog

Pundit Wire is a blog from co-founders & political wonks Lenny Steinhorn & Bob Lehrman features original commentary by political speechwriters.

Leonard Steinhorn on Huff Post

Professor Lenny Steinhorn's article on college students and elections was recently posted to The Huffington Post. It was also linked to by the Atlantic Wire as well. Read more

SOC professor Richard Stack

Planting a Seed to Fight Hunger

AU alum and PC faculty member Richard Stack helped found the area’s largest food bank.
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Lenny Steinhorn, professor of communication

Prof's Article on Huff Post

Professor Lenny Steinhorn's on Baby Boomers and the recession was recently featured on Huffington Post's website.  Read more

Students Produce Anti-Bullying PSA

In light of the a series of suicides committed by individuals in the gay community in 2010, Professor Caty Borum Chatoo’s students produced a PSA for the “It Gets Better” campaign against gay bullying. Watch video

SOC Rosemari Ochoa
Grad Student & Guest Speaker

PC grad student Rosemari Ochoa was the guest speaker at the National Activist Training on Population and the Environment conducted by the Sierra Club and the International Womens' Health Coalition (IWHC) on September 26 at the Sierra Club's National Headquarters. Read more

Lenny Steinhorn, professor of communication

Prof's Article in Huffington Post

Prof. Lenny Steinhorn notes an overlooked cost of budget cuts: the loss of the public pool on the Huffington Post.

Assistant Professor of public communication

Prof Writes Article for Christian Science Monitor

SOC Adjunct professor Bob Lehrman, whose highly praised Christian Science Monitor piece on the State of the Union came out last January, does another long piece for the Monitor, this one on the state of imaginative writing revolving around the University of Iowa's Writer's Workshop 75th Anniversary Reunion.  Read more

PC Students Showcase Their Capstone Projects 

The capstone projects are the culmination of the PC master’s degree program at AU. All graduates complete a capstone as part of a capstone seminar working in close cooperation with faculty. Read more

SOC Sol Hart

Professor Receives Write Up in Justmeans Blog 

A study conducted by Prof. Sol Hart on the boomerang effect in climate change and how the problem could be addressed was referenced in an entry on the Justmeans Blog.  The entry discussed the problems addressing climate change and what could be done about it.  Read more

SOC It Gets Better Project

Profs Students Produce PSA for the “It Gets Better” Campaign

In light of the recent series of suicides committed by individuals in the gay community, Professor Caty Borum Chatoo’s students produced a PSA for the “It Gets Better” campaign against gay bullying. Watch video

Dotty Lynch

Prof's Articles Appear in The Fiscal Times

Professor Dotty Lynch's article on disillusioned young voters and the midterm elections as well as her article in the fiscal divide appeared in the budget section of The Fiscal Times online. Lynch's graduate students her Public Communication Research Methods class compiled the report in conjunction with the October 6 American Forum, “Is Your Vote Up for Grabs?” on young people and the 2010 Midterm elections.

Matt Nisbet

Prof Presents Work, Sits on Panel in Paris

Prof. Matt Nisbet will present "Climate Change Controversies in the Media: Sociological Insightsat" and appear on a panel at a conference organized by CRNS, the French Research Agency, in Paris. Other panelists include scholars and journalists from France, Portugal, Sweden, the UK, Spain, and the U.S.  Read more

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Profs Start Political Blog

Pundit Wire is a new blog from co-founders & political wonks Lenny Steinhorn & Bob Lehrman features original commentary by political speechwriters.

SOC Eric Saltzman India

Grad Student Takes Skills to India

Eric Saltzman is in Chennai, India this summer for 12 weeks, mainly in rural areas doing ethnographic work and market research to improve marketing and communication strategies to the lowest income groups in rural India in the areas of energy, water, and sanitation. Read more

SOC Andrew Noyes and Feri Koszorus

Student Builds Professional Network at Facebook

Facebook is all about making connections. For American University graduate student Ferenc Koszorus, one key connection came in the form of an internship with AU alum Andrew Noyes. Read more

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Kathryn Montgomery

AU SOC Professor Montgomery Challenges Junk Food Marketers

Kathryn Montgomery worries about the health of American youths.

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PR Job at LivingSocial Develops New Skills for Dean’s Intern

"I realized that there was inspiration throughout the office itself to remind the LivingSocial employees why we are all there in the first place."

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