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Pallavi Kumar

Communications

Diverse Voices: Profiles in Leadership

Professor Pallavi Kumar contributed a chapter to the book Diverse Voices: Profiles in Leadership.

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Two white police officers restrain a black woman.

Communications

Alumna’s Thesis Project Exploring Civil Rights, Past and Present, Sees Success

Shayla Racquel created a film for her thesis project, Riverment, which will be featured at over ten film festivals.

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Leena Jayaswal and Caty Borum Chattoo sit on stools on a stage.

Television & Film

Mixed: Documentary to Explore Interracial Families

The film, co-directed by Leena Jayaswal and Caty Borum Chattoo, is slated for release in 2017.

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Arthur Soto-Vasquez

Communications

How Are U.S. Latinos Integrated into American Democracy?

Arthur Soto-Vásquez is researching how U.S. Latinos are being integrated into American Democracy through efforts to mobilize voting.

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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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Kristian Hernandez

Communications

Unanswered Questions Draw Journalist to El Salvador as AU-Pulitzer Fellow

Kristian Hernandez is traveling to El Salvador to uncover stories about the people and places left behind by migrants who perished on their journey to the US.

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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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Rafaella Pastor Ferrari holds up a script for talent to read from during a shoot.

Communications

How to Save Lives Using Strategic Communication

American University senior Rafaella Pastor Ferrari studying Public Relations & Strategic Communication provides a perfect case study of how you can create change - and literally save lives - when you practice strategic communication effectively.

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Analucia Lopezrevoredo

Communications

'Uncertain U' Explores Experiences of Immigrant Students

American University students last spring created a journalism project called Uncertain U, where they set out to understand how America’s shifts in attitudes towards immigration and administration policies affect university students.

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