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Communications ·

Alum Joins Historic National Geographic Everest Expedition

SOC alum Sam Sheline recently joined National Geographic on a historic expedition to Mount Everest.
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Communications ·

SOC Hosts Advance Screening of Netflix's Unbelievable

SOC students also heard from some of the show's creators.
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Leonard Pitts speaking

Communications ·

Pulitzer Prize Winning Columnist Leonard Pitts Teaching Opinion Writing Class

This fall, Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. joins the American University School of Communication to teach a section of the Opinion Writing class.
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Research ·

Get to Know Them: Andrew Phelps

This profile is part of an ongoing series on recently hired faculty.
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Communications ·

SOC and CAS Partner for an All New Photography Degree Program

The School of Communication, College of Arts and Sciences, and the Department of Art are excited to announce the brand new B.A in Photography degree program.
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Beth Ebisch standing in front of a window holding a microphone and speaking

Communications ·

Passing on the Passion to the Next Generation of Filmmakers

Student Beth Ebisch shares speaking about SOC's Center for Environmental Filmmaking at the Smithsonian National Zoo. 
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Announcement ·

American University Announces $3 Million Gift to Support New Athletics Facility

A $3 million gift in support of a new Center for Athletic Performance at American University will enhance the student experience and help student athletes and Patriot League champion teams reach new heights.
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Research ·

How the Alt-Right Happened

SOC professor Saif Shahin researched how alt-right racism spread on Twitter.
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Communications ·

Giving Back Through Mentorship

Megan Lilly, Global Digital Marketing Manager at Hilton and SOC alumna, is giving back as part of SOC’s Alumni Mentoring Program.
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Caty Borum Chattoo and fellow YALL co-founder Mik Moore from Moore + Associate stand on a stage and talk into microphones

Communications ·

Comedy Meets Social Justice in a New Center for Media & Social Impact Collaboration with Comedy Central

The Center for Media & Social Impact inaugurated its comedy and social justice initiative in New York City in collaboration with Moore + Associates and Comedy Central.
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