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Max Brooks (SOC/MA '97)

Communications ·

Max Brooks Uses Storytelling to Prepare Us for Disaster

Popular author Max Brooks discusses communication, adaptation, survival and his latest book.
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Communications ·

Dean Denardis' Message to Students on Racism

The School of Communication condemns these senseless and heartless acts of violence against Black communities and the systemic racism that enables it
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Creative Resilience CEF

Communications ·

Creative Resilience with CEF Students

Students with the Center for Environmental Filmmaking are practicing creative resilience while being quarantined at home.
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Pluto the schnauzer

Communications ·

Take It from Pluto the Schnauzer: Comedy Will Help Us Through the Coronavirus Crisis

Professor Caty Borum Chattoo writes that comedy plays an important societal role when we are working through dire, complex social problems.
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HBX live online class

Communications ·

Society’s Dependence on the Internet: 5 Cyber Issues the Coronavirus Lays Bare

The coronavirus pandemic lays bare the many vulnerabilities created by society’s dependence on the internet.
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video game screen showing a plague

Communications ·

Online Plagues, Protein Folding and Spotting Fake News: What Games Can Teach Us During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Games are powerful tools for learning and understanding complex situations, such as how diseases spread and even how to treat them.
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Locally Played book cover

Communications ·

Stokes’ Book ‘Locally Played’ Examines the Power of Games to Strengthen Communities

School of Communication professor Benjamin Stokes’ new book explores the power of games to increase citizen participation, engagement and economic activity at the local level.   
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Austin Ramsey

Communications ·

2020 Student Commencement Speakers Urge ‘Be Bold, Not Complacent’

Austin Ramsey and Amanda Nyakela Nyang’oro were the respective graduate and undergraduate student speakers at the 2020 American University School of Communication (AU SOC) Commencement ceremony.
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Communications ·

Students Create ‘Do Better’ Campaign in Memory of SOC Alumnus

One Public Relations Portfolio class created a community service and fundraising campaign in memory of SOC alumnus Steve Cammarota.
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Lynne Perri

Communications ·

SOC Inclusive Excellence Awards Celebrate Staff and Faculty Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion and Equity

Each year, SOC recognizes one faculty and one staff member for their efforts to promote diversity, inclusion and equity.
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