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Jake McClory

Achievements ·

From Music to Messaging: Student Lands on Capitol Hill

Jake McClory, a first-year political communication MA student, jumped from an established career in music to interning at Capitol Hill.
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Alyssa Rotunno

Communications ·

Finding My Passion for Journalism

As commencement approaches, student Alyssa Rotunno looks back at her time in SOC.
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Natalie Hutchinson

Communications ·

Pulitzer Center Fellow Natalie Hutchison Explores the 'Boiling River' and Shamans in Peru

Natalie Hutchison is working on her documentary film about the Peruvian Amazon.
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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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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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Melissa Yeager

Alumni ·

From DC to Germany: Studying Fake News and Press Freedom in Europe

International Media MA alumna Melissa Yeager is building on her research on disinformation in Germany as a Robert Bosch fellow.
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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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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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