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Sam Sheline stands with large camera

Alumni ·

Filmmaker Is a Voice for Amphibians

Sam Sheline is an environmental filmmaker living in Washington, DC, whose film, Harbinger, will premiere in March.
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Lauren Lumpkin

Journalism ·

‘Black On Campus’ Aims for National Impact

A recently launched investigative journalism reporting program for black college students, has a strong presence at American University.
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Brian Duss

Television & Film ·

Development & Storytelling Through Film

Brian Duss is furthering his passion for development work through the power of storytelling.
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Erin McGoff

Achievements ·

Finding Inspiration among the Mines in Laos

Erin McGoff credits the SOC Pulitzer Center Fellowship for helping her realize that her true passions lie in cinematic video journalism. Apply now to be a 2018 Fellow.
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Chadwick Boseman, actor, in the new movie Black Panther. Credit: Marvel Studios.

Television & Film ·

Wading into Wakanda: AU Profs Discuss Black Panther

In advance of the movie’s release, two AU professors ponder its cultural impact.
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Charlie Wachtel

Alumni ·

Big Hollywood Break: Alumnus Co-Writes Black Klansman

Charlie Wachtel, an AU alumnus, and his co-writer will have their film, Black Klansman, produced by Jordan Peele and Spike Lee.
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Sherri Williams, PhD

Announcement ·

Kerner Report: 50 Years Later

Race and media relations have only become more complex since the original commissioning of the Kerner Report. AU SOC is hosting a panel of journalists to discuss the importance of the Kerner Report in both a historical and contemporary context.
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This is where an emperor from one of China's dynasties sat. It's inside of the Forbidden City in Beijing.

Communications ·

Media Adventures: SOC Graduate Students Explore China

Three SOC graduate students spent a week in China learning about the culture, its relationship with the United States and its media landscape.
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Alumna Anedra Edwards having fun and standing in front of a poster for the CW TV series that she works on, Black Lightning.

Television & Film ·

Energy Burst: Alumna Talks 'Black Lightning' and Hollywood

The SOC grad is a visual effects assistant editor for the new CW TV series.
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Briona Arradondo

Alumni ·

Emmy-Winning Reporter Arradondo (SOC/MA ’11) Brings the News to Nashville

Briona Arradondo (SOC/MA '11) recently received a Midsouth regional Emmy for the Newscast/Morning category for her reporting about flooding in Tennessee.
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