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Students at the New Hampshire primaries 2020

Communications ·

AU Students Fan Out Across NH, SC to Cover Primaries

The events capped off a nonstop week of reporting for 24 AU students enrolled in Presidential Primaries, a course offered every four years by SOC and SPA. Now in its fourth cycle, the class featured a new twist this year: South Carolina.
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Communications ·

Center for Media & Social Impact Launches “Resistance: The Exhibition”

“Resistance: The Exhibition,” the latest initiative of the Center for Media & Social Impact (CMSI) at the School of Communication, explores the power of photography to document social upheaval and to inspire activism and social change.
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(L-R) Anupam Chander, Laura DeNardis, Vinton Cerf at Internet in Everything book talk

Communications ·

Dean DeNardis’ Latest Book Argues Cybersecurity Is a Human Rights Issue

In “The Internet in Everything: Freedom and Security in a World with No Off-Switch,” Interim Dean of the School of Communication and professor, Dr. Laura DeNardis hopes to convince readers that cybersecurity is the great human rights issue of our time.
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Alumna Sophia Vos with Dan Myers and Mary Clark

Announcement ·

American University Named a Top-Producing Institution for Fulbright U.S. Students

American University was named one of the nation’s leading universities and colleges for Fulbright U.S. Students.
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Donald Curtis

Communications ·

Alumnus Donald Curtis Honored at CCES Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

SOC Professor Gemma Puglisi’s PR Portfolio class created the MLK Visionary Award to honor the leadership work of an AU alum.
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Media Production Center 2020

Communications ·

Media Production Center Reopens, Featuring State of the Art Equipment and Facilities

The newly renovated Media Production Center (MPC) at American University’s School of Communication (SOC) held its grand reopening on January 21.
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Tori Powell at NYC Intensive

Communications ·

New York City Career Intensive Gave Me the Opportunity to Get My "Foot in the Door"

The 2020 New York City Career Intensive provided SOC student Tori Powell the unique opportunity to “get her foot in the door” at world-renowned companies like CNN, The Wall Street Journal, Nickelodeon, and Bustle Digital Group in New York City.
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Politico Journalism Institute Logo

Communications ·

American University and POLITICO Announce Journalism Institute 2020 Class

POLITICO is pleased to announce its 2020 class of its educational initiative dedicated to diversifying Washington-area newsrooms.
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Borum Chattoo at lecturn

Announcement ·

AU’s Center for Media & Social Impact Receives $1.1 Million

Funding supports projects including the national Story Movements convening, the Yes, And Laughter Lab co-created with Moore + Associates in partnership with Comedy Central, and Comedy ThinkTanks.
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Austin Ramsey

Communications ·

My Very Own Front-Row Seat to History

Austin Ramsey enrolled in the Journalism and Public Affairs graduate program partly to build the credentials needed to be a reporter who's called on to cover historic moments of national importance, like impeachment.
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