Chris Nardelli behind the bar at Blue44

Alumni ·

Alum Restaurateur Fulfilled His Dream in the Neighborhood

You may have heard about Chris Nardelli’s restaurant in the news a few years back.
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Zane Anthony

Journalism ·

Student Earns Byline for Post Investigation on Police Shootings

The Investigative Reporting Workshop's (IRW) senior editor and reporter John Sullivan and IRW graduate fellow Zane Anthony collaborated with The Washington Post on a third-year round-up of police shootings in the United States.
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(L to R) Joel Simon, Charles Lewis

Communications ·

Lewis Accepts $1 Million for Investigative Journalists

American University Professor Charles Lewis accepted a major grant for the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, a group he founded in 1997.
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Ambar Pardilla

Communications ·

Student Covers the Human Impact of Ending TPS for Salvadorans

Journalism student Ambar Pardilla talked to families in the DC area who have built a life on TPS.
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Picture of comedian Bethany Hall on a TV show.

Communications ·

Meet AU SOC’s New Comedian in Residence

Bethany Hall, a talented comedy writer and performer, will work on the Center for Media & Social Impact’s “The Laughter Effect” initiative
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Rafaella Pastor Ferrari holds up a script for talent to read from during a shoot.

Communications ·

How to Save Lives Using Strategic Communication

American University senior Rafaella Pastor Ferrari studying Public Relations & Strategic Communication provides a perfect case study of how you can create change - and literally save lives - when you practice strategic communication effectively.
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Flowers and cultivated plants next to a bench, right near the School of International Service building.

On Campus ·

How the Garden Grows: Graduate Student Plans Film on Arboretum

The short doc will celebrate the beauty of AU’s 84-acre campus.
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Laptop with google analytics on screen

Communications ·

Students Earn Analytics Certification and Professional Experience

Jason Mollica's class was able to road test new software and earn more than a grade this semester.
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JOLT

Communications ·

Can Game Design Concepts Increase Journalism Engagement? New Report Says Yes

News outlets looking to increase engagement with readers should look to concepts from game design.
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Sonya Gavankar and a male colleague stand in front of a Washington, DC backdrop on an American University Television set in 1999.

Communications ·

SOC@25

Celebrating 25 years as a school and generations of making media matter.
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