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DEAN'S PICKS: Spring Semester 2011 Wrap-Up

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AU Assumes Stewardship of Current Newspaper

Publication will cover evolving field of “public media.” Read more

Jan Schaffer, director of J-Lab: The Institute for Investigative Journalism

J-Lab on Cutting Edge of Journalism

J-Lab: The Institute for Interactive Journalism is a news incubator with a revolutionary approach. Read more

SOC Co-Hosts Ethnic Media Awards

School of Communication Co-Hosts Ethnic Media Awards

New America Media partnered with SOC to honor the D.C. region's top community and ethnic journalists. Read more

SOC Matt Nisbet

SOC Scholar Joins Google Science Fellows

Matthew Nisbet is one of 21 fellows who will focus on communicating the science of climate change. Read more

SOC Caty Borum Chattoo new story

Course Turns Students Into Hollywood Insiders

There’s no business like show business. Hollywood veteran Caty Borum Chattoo knows this to be true. Through her Entertainment Communication course Chattoo provides her students with an inside look into the business of mass media. Read more

After the bad economy forced him out of his vending job, Prince Rasheed got his barbers license. Photo by Dan Merica.

American Observer Wins SPJ "Mark of Excellence" Award

SOC’s online magazine run by graduate journalism students has won a prestigious award for a special edition looking at divisions within Washington D.C. Read more

SOC Tom Davidson

Interactive Journalism Program Adjuncts Bring Wealth of Experience

Coming from a wide range of organizations, including PBS, USA Today, NPR and the Washingtonian, their skills help the students gain an edge in today’s market. Read more

Did you see the ad in today's USA Today? Be sure to pick it up and check out the ad that American University Social Media Club (AU-SMCEDU) made.

Social Learning Summit Showcases SOC

Over 300 attendees saw SOC's expertise on display on topics from "Social Media on Camera" to "The Connected Classroom." Read more

SOC Growing Up in the Shadow of 9/11

Growing Up in the Shadow of 9/11

Seniors and graduate students at AU examine how 9/11 affected their peers; the final project is now appearing on Gannett sites nationwide. 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