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Jane Hall and Katherine Weymouth

Journalism ·

Panel Highlights Investigative Journalism, Women in Media

The importance of the Oscar-nominated 2017 film, The Post, and the portrayal of a historical milestone in journalism history.
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L to R Ambar Pardilla, trophy, and Rodger Streitmatter

Journalism ·

American University Journalism Award Winners Announced

American University School of Communication honors its top journalism students and inducts new members to the journalism honors fraternity.
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Benjamin Stokes speaks at an SOC Faculty Forum in November.

Research ·

AU Professor's Phone Booth Captures DC Stories

When the Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum opens its latest exhibit, an American University professor will have a hand in helping District residents tell their stories to visitors.
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Jake McClory

Achievements ·

Student's Class Paper Helps Land Him in Senate Office

Networking and classwork were factors to how Jake McClory nabbed a coveted internship in a senator's office.
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Mary Alice McMillan and Sunshine Yang

Communications ·

Standing with Science: Students Document the March

Led by professor Larry Kirkman, four video crews of American University School of Communication Film and Media Arts graduate students and alumni were all over the 2018 March for Science on the Mall in Washington.
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Jasymn Shumate (right) and Syndi Jean (left)

Communications ·

Lens Collective 2018: Connecting Real People to Real Communities

American University students took part in a multimedia workshop in Mississippi. A student reflects on learning about visual storytelling.
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Students Graduating

Announcement ·

American University Announces 2018 Commencement Speakers

American University will hold to tradition and host its 135th commencement ceremonies on Mother’s Day weekend on campus in Bender Arena with an illustrious assembly of commencement speakers.
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Students filming in Baltimore's Harbour

Communications ·

Students’ Film, Airing on MPT, Aims to Inspire Action to Heal Baltimore’s Harbor

Baltimore's harbor is a national landmark and a source of pride for the people of the city. However, water pollution is a serious issue in Baltimore.
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World of social media

Communications ·

To Serve a Free Society, Social Media Must Evolve Beyond Data Mining

As Congress and the public wrestle with the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal, many people are now realizing the risks data collection poses to civic institutions, public discourse and individual privacy.
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Sid Dawnson III

Television & Film ·

Through the Valley of Death: A Student's Exploration of Police Brutality

MFA student Sid Dawnson III's uncle died while in police custody in 2000. He explores his uncle's death in a documentary film, years later.
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