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Communications ·

Lagrant Foundation Scholarship Recipient Proves the Importance of Diversity in the Classroom and in the Field

Zach Gradishar was the recipient of one of the prestigious 2020 Lagrant Foundation scholarships, dedicated to increasing the number of minorities in advertising, marketing and PR.
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Communications ·

Film Student Finishes ‘The Beauty in Trying’ With Neel Foundation Scholarship

Film student Mitra Arthur tells the story of her friend, Samaia Muhammad, who returns to dancing to heal from trauma in “The Beauty in Trying."
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Communications ·

Capstone Projects Showcase Game Design Students’ Skills and Creativity

The 2020 capstone projects from AU's MA in Game Design, such as the video game Hollow, were as diverse and imaginative as the students who created them.
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Almar Latour

Communications ·

Dow Jones CEO Almar Latour Sees Growing Demand for Quality Journalism

School of Communication alumnus Almar Latour, recently named CEO of Dow Jones and Publisher of the Wall Street Journal, shares his thoughts on quality journalism, guiding principles of his career, and memories from SOC.
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Communications ·

SOC's Borum Chattoo Launches New Book on Comedy and Social Justice

SOC Professor Caty Borum Chattoo and co-author Lauren Feldman launch their book "A Comedian and an Activist Walk into A Bar: The Serious Role of Comedy in Social Justice," with foreword by legendary TV producer Norman Lear.
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Jeremiah Patterson

Communications ·

Jeremiah Patterson Named New Director of MA in Journalism and Digital Storytelling

Professor Jeremiah Patterson is the new director of the MA in Journalism and Digital Storytelling, the School of Communication's unique weekend master’s program for working professionals.
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Max Brooks (SOC/MA '97)

Communications ·

Max Brooks Uses Storytelling to Prepare Us for Disaster

Popular author Max Brooks discusses communication, adaptation, survival and his latest book.
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The Fight For Clean Air

Announcement ·

New Documentary Celebrates Clean Air Act, Highlights Communities Still Waiting for Clean Air

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Clean Air Act the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital will host the premiere of a new documentary directed by the Executive Director of AU's Center for Environmental Filmmaking Maggie Stogner.
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Communications ·

Dean Denardis' Message to Students on Racism

The School of Communication condemns these senseless and heartless acts of violence against Black communities and the systemic racism that enables it
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Communications ·

Creative Resilience with CEF Students

Students with the Center for Environmental Filmmaking are practicing creative resilience while being quarantined at home.
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