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Barry Levinson

Levinson Says AU Opened Door to His Career

Barry Levinson is an Academy Award-winning director, screenwriter and producer. He has won over 21 awards and received 19 nominations for his work. Levinson won the 1988 Best Director Oscar for the film Rain Man.

photo of Success Story subject Steve Dorsey

More Than Just Luck

SOC alumnus Steve Dorsey ’08 chalks his job search success up to luck, but determination and talent played roles, too.

Lindsay Webster, '03, at the Sundance Film Festival.

2009 Rising Star Award Winner Produces Career in Hollywood

Just six years out of college, Lindsay Webster, SOC/BA ’03, recipient of the 2009 Rising Star Award, has distinguished herself not only as an outstanding young professional, but as one dedicated to addressing important social issues.

Alia Yunis

Abu Dhabi-Based Alumna’s New Novel Boasts Global Appeal

A seasoned journalist, filmmaker, and professor whose debut novel, The Night Counter, has already garnered widespread praise, Alia Yunis, SOC/MA ’91, relies on basic storytelling skills to distill her work across fields to its most essential points.