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DEAN'S PICKS: Summer Semester 2011 Wrap-Up

Pollster Geoff Garin speaks with Political Communication students after guest lecturing on using polling in strategic campaign planning.

Political Communication MA Offers Best of Both Worlds

Future communication directors, political pollsters, media consultants, public affairs specialists or public officials are the target audience for AU's new program. Read more

Anthropology professor Nina Shapiro-Perl with students who participated in the Community Voice Project.

Unseen and Unheard - Documenting the Other Washington

Videos from anthropology and film students give voice to the stories of the advocates and the underserved. Read more

SOC Alumni Mentor Program Jackie Judd and Megan Smith
Mentoring Program A Win-Win for Students, Alumni

Each year SOC students are paired with top SOC alumni for career advice, short- and long-term career planning and networking. Read more

SOC Amina Elarab doc workshop in Egypt

Maher Helps Egyptians Share Stories of Revolution

The SOC professor visited Egypt in June to teach groups of aspiring storytellers how to create short documentaries and use social media tools to build an audience. Read more

Photo: Pollster.com editor Mark Blumenthal delivered the keynote address at SOC's polling workshop on June 17.

Workshop Focuses on the Power of Polls

How can reporters know which polls to trust? Read more
                       

SOC Jeremiah Patterson is the program manager for web resources at the Wildlife Society
Grad Says Journalism Program Prepared Him for 'Wild' Web Job

Jeremiah Patterson credits AU's journalism program with preparing him for a 21st century multifaceted multimedia career. Read more

SOC Rules of the Road J-lab report

New Ethics for Local News Sites

J-Lab's new report says local news entrepreneurs are confronting daily ethical challenges from the power of search engines to the use of social media. Read more

Angie Chuang

Communication Faculty in Demand at AEJMC Convention

A diverse collection of senior and junior faculty members, a Fulbright fellow, and an AU communication librarian presented on a variety of topics. Read more

Peak Oil & Public Health - Political Common Ground?

SOC’s Matthew Nisbet featured in American Journal of Public Health. Read more

SOC Peter Kimball AP

Kimball Says AP Experience Broadened His Horizons

Through a paid SOC’s Dean’s Internship program position, Peter Kimball worked for the Associated Press this summer with a team that is transitioning AP’s video production from standard to high definition.  Read more