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Ami Patel

Communications ·

Ami Patel’s Expertise is VIPs

Ami Patel is the vice president of artist relations and VIP services for The Forum, a concert venue in Inglewood, California.
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Professor Wendy Melillo in front of a green background

Communications ·

Smokey (the) Bear Is Still Keeping His Watchful Eye on America’s Forests after 75 Years on the Job

On the occasion of the 75th birthday of American icon Smoke Bear, SOC professor Wendy Melillo discusses the origins and legacy of this long-standing public service campaign.
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Kimberly Reason in front of a teal background

Communications ·

'My Value Has Only Increased' Says MA Student

Kimberly Reason is a strategic communications professional with over 20 years’ experience. She spoke to SOC about her experience in the Online MA in Strategic Communication program.
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Mary Alice McMillan and Sunshine Yang

Communications ·

Tackling Climate Change from Behind a Camera

The Center for Environmental Filmmaking says film has a starring role in the fight to stop global warming.
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Dr. Laura DeNardis

Communications ·

Dr. Laura DeNardis Named Interim Dean of the School of Communication

Globally distinguished scholar of Internet governance and cybersecurity to lead AU SOC.
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Maria Carrasco

Communications ·

Learning the Ropes of Local News Reporting

Maria Carrasco shares her amazing experience covering D.C. crime, activities and curiosities at NBC4 Washington.
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Professor Corrine Hoare standing in a line arm in arm SOC alums at Beekeeper group

Communications ·

SOC Announces New Faculty Residency with the Beekeeper Group

American University School of Communication recently announced a faculty residency program with the Beekeeper Group, a communications and advocacy firm in Washington, D.C.
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Professor Myers and Olivia Thirlby on the set of Above the Shadows.

Communications ·

Behind the Scenes of ‘Above the Shadows’

'Above the Shadows,' a magical realist fairytale, stars Olivia Thirlby, Alan Ritchson, Megan Fox, and Jim Gaffigan.
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Woman in front of blue brick building.

Television & Film ·

SOC Alumna’s Filmmaking Philosophy Earns Early Accolades

At National Geographic, Murugi Thande worked on an Oscar-winning film.
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Jill Olmstead speaks on a panel into a microphone

Communications ·

Professor Celebrates 30 Years at “Treasure Trove" SOC

Professor Jill Olmsted says the most rewarding part of her AU career has been seeing the success of her former students.
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