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Communications ·

Center for Environmental Filmmaking Releases Media Impact Report

The report explores innovative ways to use media as a tool for individual, societal, policy and cultural transformation.
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Communications ·

AU PRSSA Honors Healthcare Workers and Civil Rights Leaders

PRSSA honored organizations supporting healthcare workers and working to combat injustice, inequality, and racism in our nation.
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Humanities ·

Fellowship Created for Studying History of Slavery in Washington, D.C.

Mia Owens is the inaugural fellow for a new, two-year Public History Graduate Fellowship in the History of Slavery and Its Legacies in Washington, D.C.
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Research ·

AU Launches Anti-Racist Pedagogy Library Subject Guide

This week, American University unveiled its new Antiracist Praxis, which gives the entire AU community easy access to the main ideas, key terms, and definitions within the scholarship that inform antiracist practice.
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Achievements ·

A Convocation for Extraordinary Times

This year’s unique convocation featured class officers and distinguished officials welcoming the Class of 2024 via video, while some members of the President’s Council on Diversity and Inclusion shared their hopes for—and advice to—the class of 2024.
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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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Achievements ·

Collaboration Key to Inclusive Excellence Efforts

PCDI has a huge mandate: to envision and promote a diverse and inclusive campus.
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April Reign

Communications ·

#StillSoWhite? April Reign Discusses Issues of Diversity in Filmmaking

April Reign pulled up a series of images—a barrage of press coverage, glitzy headshots, and an iconic gold statuette—before settling comfortably on a couch at the School of Communication’s Doyle-Forman Theater to discuss #OscarsSoWhite.
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Communications ·

SOC Hosts Ethnographer Jeffrey Lane to Discuss Award-Winning Book, “The Digital Street”

The School of Communication’s Internet Governance Lab hosted Jeffrey Lane, assistant professor of communication at Rutgers University, on February 27 for a roundtable discussion of his new, award-winning book, “The Digital Street.”
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Communications ·

Alumnus Donald Curtis Honored at CCES Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

SOC Professor Gemma Puglisi’s PR Portfolio class created the MLK Visionary Award to honor the leadership work of an AU alum.
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