Comedian Kenice Mobley at GoodLaugh Initiative Launch Event

Research ·

American University’s Center for Media and Social Impact Receives $1.73 Million in New Grants

The grants will expand comedy and social justice programming and initiatives at the innovative center
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Airlie includes a working farm, hotel, events space, and conference center.

Research ·

Inaugural Airlie Research Projects Reflect Property’s History, Spirit

The projects include a dissertation workshop and research on the intersection of technology and nature.
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In the Community ·

12 for ’23: A Dozen Things to Look Forward to This Year at AU

Mark your calendar for the 12 things we’re looking forward to at AU and keep an eye out for more throughout the year in This Week at AU, on social media, and elsewhere.
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Media In The Mix Episode 8 with Special Guest Jen Tanner

Communications ·

Matchmakers in the Music Business with Jen Tanner

Jen Tanner, Vice President of Global Brand Partnerships for RCA Records shares her path from AU to Billboard’s “Top 40 Under 40 List.”
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LaTanya Sothern, American University's new Alumni Association President, poses on campus. She smiles and wears blue and white—two of the university's colors.

Alumni ·

Welcoming the New Alumni Association President, LaTanya Sothern

An impassioned advocate for students and a champion of equity, Sothern plans to unite alumni for positive change.
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Glover Gate POB KSB Quad

On Campus ·

American University Faculty Experts On Why Change Can’t Wait

American University faculty are the leading experts in these essential fields of study (and more). AU scholar-teachers are finding solutions to the world’s most pressing issues and shaping the next generation of changemakers.
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ESPN host and reporter Charly Arnolt poses for her headshot. She has wavy, brown hair.

Alumni ·

The Multimedia Success of the Multifaceted Charly Arnolt

How the SOC alumna and broadcast powerhouse planted seeds for her success in DC, at AU.
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Media in the Mix with special guest H Spencer Young

Communications ·

Art Imitating Life with H Spencer Young

On episode six of Media in the Mix, Grace Ibrahim is joined by AU alum, artist, director, screenwriter and strategic consultant, H Spencer Young.
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Gabe Ferris in White House Briefing Room

Communications ·

SOC Senior Spends Days Covering Capitol Hill and White House for ABC

The internship has allowed him to meet and learn from a string of SOC alumni who are covering politics and policy for ABC News or other news outlets.
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Faculty Grants 22-23

Communications ·

SOC Announces Faculty Grant Awards for 2022-2023

AU SOC announces 11 small competitive grant awards for innovative faculty projects.
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