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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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Professor Rodger Streitmatter speaks into a microphone in front of a series of flags

Communications ·

After 40 Years, Professor Still Sees Same Great Qualities in SOC

While much has changed in the School of Communication over the last 40 years, SOC professor Rodger Streitmatter says the school still has the same distinctive traits that drew him to AU.
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Lauren Lumpkin

Communications ·

Accomplished Alumna Returns to SOC as Washington Post Fellow

Lauren Lumpkin is returning to AU this fall for her Masters in Journalism in Public Affairs.
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Bryan White

Communications ·

Learning Entertainment Production at Smithsonian Channel

Bryan White shares how his Dean's Internship advanced his understanding of what it takes to bring non-fiction storytelling to the screen.
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Full Frame Festival students

Communications ·

Full Frame Festival: Learning from Filmmakers and Making Connections

SOC film students share their experiences at an international event showcasing nonfiction cinema.
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Full Frame Festival students

Communications ·

Full Frame Festival Journals - Impactful Films

SOC film students share some of the more unique documentaries featured at an international showcase of nonfiction cinema.
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AU student Liz Weber

Communications ·

2019 AU-Pulitzer Center Fellow Liz Weber to Focus on Senegal

The American University-Pulitzer Center International Reporting Student Fellowship program has selected its eight fellow, School of Communication (SOC) graduate journalism student Liz Weber.
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Hyatt Mamoun

Communications ·

Racing to Save a Queen

MFA student Hyatt Mamoun, alongside a team of fellow student filmmakers, is creating a film about the threatened queen conch in the Bahamas.
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Kyle Brannon Visions '19

Communications ·

Visions Awards Honor Top Visual Work from American University Students

The 2019 Visions Award Ceremony marked the 40th anniversary of the awards.
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