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The capstone project is the culmination of the master’s degree program in public communication at American University. All graduates complete a capstone as part of a capstone seminar working in close cooperation with faculty.
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Gade, Melanie, Kendra. The Environmentalism of Everyday Life: A Quantitative Study on the Effectiveness of Message Frames for Latino Engagement. Download PDF
Weekend: Murti, Bhattiprolu. India’s Use of Digital Media to Engage with Diaspora as Part of its Public Diplomacy Outreach. Download PDF
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Arthur, Julie. Framing Child Neglect: A Content Analysis of National and Regional U.S. Newspaper Coverage. Download PDF
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Smyth, Anne. From Pages to Pixels: Promoting Books in the New Media Environment. Download PDF
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Gerdes, Julie. A Study on How Different Personality Types and Temperaments Respond to Tailored Donation Appeals.