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Alexandra Ellerbeck

Communications ·

Graduate Student Receives AUSOC-White House Correspondents' Association Investigative Journalism Award

The award, launched last year, is given to an undergraduate or graduate student in journalism at SOC who shows promise in the field of investigative journalism. The funding comes equally from the WHCA and AU.
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Vicktery Zimmerman

Communications ·

Vicktery Zimmerman Shapes Messaging on Global Issues, Advocates for Diversity and Inclusion 

The public relations professional and SOC graduate has worked with top leaders to  support programs that transform lives around the world. 
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Frank Benenati

Communications ·

From Coronavirus Response to Climate Change, For Frank Benenati Communication is Key

As United Airlines’ Managing Director of Communications, Frank Benenati has been on the front lines of the effort since the Covid-19 outbreak began.
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Laura DeNardis and Aras Coskuntuncel

Communications ·

PhD Graduate’s New Framework Exposes Information Control Struggles in the Digital Era

Coskuntuncel’s research challenges the narrative that digital communication technologies favor free speech and democratic processes. He offers a new framework for understanding how non-democratic actors use “control points” to censor the flow of info.
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Investigative Symposium 2020

Communications ·

Symposium Gives Insight Into the Future of Investigative Broadcast Journalism

In today’s digital age, students and industry professionals alike are constantly wondering what the future of investigative broadcast journalism will look like.
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Jeffrey Lane Digital Street

Communications ·

SOC Hosts Ethnographer Jeffrey Lane to Discuss Award-Winning Book, “The Digital Street”

The School of Communication’s Internet Governance Lab hosted Jeffrey Lane, assistant professor of communication at Rutgers University, on February 27 for a roundtable discussion of his new, award-winning book, “The Digital Street.”
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Samantha Dols with professors

Communications ·

PhD Graduate Explores Human Connection and Technology in Public Diplomacy

Samantha Dols research provides new insights into how humans form meaningful connections that transcend barriers of distance and culture.
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Andy Lalwani

Communications ·

Influencers? The Rise of a New Communications Career Path

More people are giving up the traditional career route and making a living from social media. These internet stars create a range of content, from toy promotion videos to vlogs documenting daily life, that can be found all over the internet.
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Ben Stokes speaking to a group of students.

Communications ·

Game Design Programs Ranked #15 by Princeton Review

American University’s MA in Game Design and MFA in Games and Interactive Media surged to #15 in the world according to the just-released 2020 International Rankings by Princeton Review.
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author's face

Literature ·

No Visible Bruises: Rachel Louise Snyder’s NY Times Top Ten Book

Professor Rachel Louise Snyder, the nation's leading writer on domestic violence, has published her latest award-winning book, No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us.
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