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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Briona Arradondo

Alumni ·

Emmy-Winning Reporter Arradondo (SOC/MA ’11) Brings the News to Nashville

Briona Arradondo (SOC/MA '11) recently received a Midsouth regional Emmy for the Newscast/Morning category for her reporting about flooding in Tennessee.
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Andrew Gagliano

Alumni ·

Mentor Program 'Enormously Valuable,' Says Alum

Andrew Gagliano graduated in 2016 with a master's in strategic communication; while at AU SOC, he took part in the alumni mentoring program.
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Kirby Cofino

Achievements ·

Student Brings Avatars to Life for ETS

Kirby Cofino, a student in AU's Game Design MA program, worked last summer as part of a paid internship with the DIAMONDS research group in the San Francisco office of Educational Testing Service (ETS) on a speech system called HALEF.
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Fenit Nirappil

Alumni ·

Former AU Journalism Fellow Moves Up at the Post

We touch base with Fenit Nirappil, 2016 AU SOC Washington Post Fellow.
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Zane Anthony

Journalism ·

Student Earns Byline for Post Investigation on Police Shootings

The Investigative Reporting Workshop's (IRW) senior editor and reporter John Sullivan and IRW graduate fellow Zane Anthony collaborated with The Washington Post on a third-year round-up of police shootings in the United States.
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