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Screenshot of Space Invasion video game

Communications ·

What 40 Years of ‘Space Invaders’ Says about the 1970s – and Today

The Space Invaders video game embodies many values of the time when it was created and its myths can create change in modern day.
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President Burwell (left), Laura Murray (middle), and
Provost Bass (right)

Communications ·

Focus on Students Earned SOC’s Murray Staff Award for Service

Laura Murray won the 2018 staff award for Service to the AU Community because of her leadership role in helping with "The Market - AU's Food Pantry".
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Robert Boyd using a camera with a microphone

Communications ·

Tiny Creatures Fuel Student's Big Dreams

Robert Boyd's interest in filmmaking and microorganisms led him to winning a scholarship from Taco Bell's Live Mas Foundation to help him pursue his education and his passions.
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Kathryn Montgomery smiles with PhD student Tatevik Sargsyan

Communications ·

Digital Marketing Expert Kathryn Montgomery Retires

Professor Kathryn Montgomery is retiring after fifteen years of research and teaching at American University School of Communication.
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A man using a virtual reality headset

Communications ·

Krzysztof Pietroszek to Lead Game Design Program

Krzysztof Pietroszek has been named the Director of the American University School of Communication Game Design MA program.
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James Baumann posing for a picture outside next to a tree

Communications ·

Stories of Conflict: An Insight into the Colombian Civil War

James Baumann filmed a documentary in Colombia about how the over 50 year civil war has affected the citizens, especially the internally displaced.
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Two students film for their journalism class in front of the ocean in Puerto Rico

Communications ·

Journalism Students Cover the Aftermath of Hurricane Maria

Professor Terry Bryant took eight of his journalism students to Puerto Rico to cover the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
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Aya Elamroussi selfie

Communications ·

Recent Grad Looks for a New Angle at POLITICO Journalism Institute

Aya Elamroussi is one of 13 students who are part of the 2018 POLITICO Journalism Institute which focuses on building diverse newsrooms.
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Four photos of a bar, a girl, an American University building and a cell phone

Communications ·

How the Next Generation is Tackling the #MeToo Movement

Students at American University created the New Boundaries project to report and share women's stories about sexual assault.
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Emma-Claire Martin

Communications ·

A College Experience in Four Scenes

A graduating film major looks back on her AU SOC experience, and finds the excitement and support to dive into the sequel.
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