Freshman Nora Morse came to American University from Alaska itching for adventure. And that's exactly what she got as one of 100 or so students in AU's new learning communities project.
Imagine this amazing gig: watching TV all day and penning witty columns about the shows that rock your boat or make you reach for the remote. But that's just a day in the life of Tom Shales, AU alum and TV critic for The Washington Post… or is it?
After spending 13 years in radio, at NPR and CBS News, Jackie Judd, SOC-CAS/BA '74, was ready for her television début at ABC News, where she was a correspondent for World News Tonight with Peter Jennings, Nightline, and Good Morning America.
Though it may seem SIS has been getting most of the press of its new building’s sustainable design, Abramson expects the McKinley Building, to be renovated as SOC’s new home, will garner just as much excitement.
"You can ask me any questions you want about Islam," said Maher. "You can make sure you’re comfortable with my knowledge." He stared back at her, let the moment linger, and then asked simply, "Why do Americans hate Muslims?"
Bill Gentile worked on the front lines of America’s war in Afghanistan, embodying the very definition of a backpack journalist.