Cover of Diane Foley's "American Mother"

Communications ·

From Tragedy to Triumph: How Diane Foley and AU Students Amplify a Legacy of Courage and Advocacy

Explore how Diane Foley, with the support of American University students and Professor Gemma Puglisi, leveraged strategic communication to amplify her book and advocate for the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation.
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Kayla Andreoli, Yifei Wang, Lara Naomi, Kristen Marcinek, and Ben Stokes at MET Fest

Communications ·

MET Fest and Youth Gamers: Creating Trajectories at the Local Level

AU Game Center was proud to join with thousands of youth gamers at this event focusing on Esports, gaming, and STEM educational opportunities.
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SOC summer books

Communications ·

Top Summer Reading Picks from SOC

From an exposé on Amazon to a sci-fi time-travel romance, explore this great selection of reads from SOC alumni and faculty authors.
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Tambra Raye Stevenson

In the Community ·

Food is Medicine

Tambra Raye Stevenson, SOC/MA ’22, is helping women and girls of African descent build a more equitable, sustainable, and culturally inclusive food system
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Rodger Streitmatter and Thomas Grooms pose with the Journalism award winners.

Communications ·

SOC Celebrates Academic Excellence at Annual Journalism Awards

Honors included the Rodger Streitmatter Journalism Award for Excellence and Streitmatter prizes.
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Graduates face the stage during AU's 147th commencement ceremony. Photo by Jeff Watts.

On Campus ·

AU’s Class of 2024 Flies the Nest

David Rubenstein, Caroline Aaron, Kwame Alexander, and more shared words of wisdom and encouragement during AU’s 147th commencement.
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Director Claudia Myers on set with actress La La Anthony. Photo courtesy of Lifetime

Communications ·

SOC's Myers Is Making Media That Matters

Professor and filmmaker Claudia Myers directs the impactful Lifetime film "The Bad Guardian" which explores troubling issues in the guardianship system through a story based on real-life events.
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Inclusive Excellence Week 2024

Communications ·

Unity in Diversity: A Recap of SOC's Inclusive Excellence Week 2024

Just before Spring Break, the School of Communication concluded the second annual weeklong extravaganza celebrating Inclusive Excellence in action and in our community.
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Dr. Marnel Niles Goins. Credit: Terrence Forte

Communications ·

Dr. Marnel Niles Goins Named Dean of American University School of Communication

“Dr. Marnel Niles Goins is an experienced leader, educator, and communicator who will be an incredible partner for AU’s School of Communication’s faculty, staff, and students,” said AU President Sylvia Burwell.
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Photography students and faculty at the Cuban Embassy exhibiting their work in commemoration of Black History Month

Communications ·

Endowment to Fund Experiential Learning Opportunities for Photography Students

The $50,000 endowment will enhance students' opportunities in and out of the classroom.
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