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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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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Andrea Ploch

Communications ·

Q&A: From Paralegal to Public Relations

From New York to DC, Andrea Polch, a master's student studying political communication, found her calling after following her interests in public policy and foreign affairs.
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Sam Sheline stands with large camera

Alumni ·

Filmmaker Is a Voice for Amphibians

Sam Sheline is an environmental filmmaker living in Washington, DC, whose film, Harbinger, will premiere in March.
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computer board hardware

Technology ·

AU Launches Three Computer Science Grad Programs

To give students the skills necessary to meet this workforce demand, American University is launching three new Computer Science Tracks for graduate student: Data Science, Games and Computational Media and Applied Computer Science.
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Brian Duss

Television & Film ·

Development & Storytelling Through Film

Brian Duss is furthering his passion for development work through the power of storytelling.
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Data scientist standing in front of screen with data.

Mathematics ·

The Data Sciences: Five Things You Need to Know

People with the right skills and training, who can interpret complex data, are highly sought after and compensated in all sectors of the job market. Here are five things you should know about the Data Sciences.
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