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DEAN'S PICKS: May 10, 2011

Filmmaker Barbara Kopple will speak at the American University School of Communication 2010 Commencement Ceremony

CBS Emmy-Winner Schieffer Addresses Communication Graduates

A Library of Congress “Living Legend”, Schieffer’s remarks were well-received by the graduating students, their families and friends, staff and faculty.  Read more

Student Ted Roach has won the 2011 University Student Award for Outstanding Scholarship at the Graduate Level

Communication Students Take Top University Honors

SOC students win University awards for leadership, promoting diversity, service to AU and academic excellence. Read more

Video still from ViewChange:  The Mothers Index, a unique collaboration in

Storytelling for Social Change

Professor Caty Borum Chattoo teams up with Save the Children and LinkTV to advocate for maternal health this Mother's Day.  Read more

In the News: The New York Times, and WRC-NBC4 featured Journalism Prof. Amy Eisman’s class project Growing Up in the Shadow of 9/11. The project, completed three days prior to Osama bin Laden’s death, examines the impact of 9/11 on the millennial generation. “We carry the weight of it [9/11] more because our entire adult lives have been during a time of war,” said Ashley Bright, a graduate student who worked on the project. The report is also linked on In the hours following bin Laden’s death,, CNN, and alumnus David Gregory on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, cited AU students outside the White House. (5/2-5/11)

Upcoming Events

05/14/11: SOC Info Session
11:00 a.m. Butler Board Room Get details

05/16-20/11: Staff Appreciation Week
9:00 a.m. All around campus Get details

05/16-17/11: McCormick Foundation/Poynter Polling Workshop for political reporters

06/20/11: Discover the World of Communication
9:00 a.m. All around campus Get details

08/25/11: Faculty/Staff Retreat
9:00 a.m. Off campus

08/26/11: SOC Grad Orientation
8:00 a.m. Butler Boardroom Get details    

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