Robert Boyd using a camera with a microphone

Communications ·

Tiny Creatures Fuel Student's Big Dreams

Robert Boyd's interest in filmmaking and microorganisms led him to winning a scholarship from Taco Bell's Live Mas Foundation to help him pursue his education and his passions.
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A man using a virtual reality headset

Communications ·

Krzysztof Pietroszek to Lead Game Design Program

Krzysztof Pietroszek has been named the Director of the American University School of Communication Game Design MA program.
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James Baumann posing for a picture outside next to a tree

Communications ·

Stories of Conflict: An Insight into the Colombian Civil War

James Baumann filmed a documentary in Colombia about how the over 50 year civil war has affected the citizens, especially the internally displaced.
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Kofi Gayle-Tendai

Communications ·

SOC Commencement Speaker: Kofi Gayle-Tendai

Kofi Gayle-Tendai, a 2018 AU SOC student commencement speaker, is a Washington D.C. native who is headed to L.A.
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Julie Kraft

Communications ·

Commencement Message from an 'Untraditional' Student

Julie Kraft shares her journey through SOC's online Strategic Communication MA program.
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Matt Cipollone

Communications ·

We Have a Responsibility to Speak for Those Who Cannot

Matt Cipollone will receive his MFA in Film and Electronic Media from on May 12.
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Jake McClory

Achievements ·

From Music to Messaging: Student Lands on Capitol Hill

Jake McClory, a first-year political communication MA student, jumped from an established career in music to interning at Capitol Hill.
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Students filming in Baltimore's Harbour

Communications ·

Students’ Film, Airing on MPT, Aims to Inspire Action to Heal Baltimore’s Harbor

Baltimore's harbor is a national landmark and a source of pride for the people of the city. However, water pollution is a serious issue in Baltimore.
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Sid Dawnson III

Television & Film ·

Through the Valley of Death: A Student's Exploration of Police Brutality

MFA student Sid Dawnson III's uncle died while in police custody in 2000. He explores his uncle's death in a documentary film, years later.
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Brittany Williams

Alumni ·

Talking Game Design with Brittany Williams

Brittany Williams (SOC/MA '17) is a game designer for the Wilson Center’s Serious Games Initiative.
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