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President Burwell (left), Laura Murray (middle), and
Provost Bass (right)

Communications ·

Focus on Students Earned SOC’s Murray Staff Award for Service

Laura Murray won the 2018 staff award for Service to the AU Community because of her leadership role in helping with "The Market - AU's Food Pantry".
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Robert Boyd using a camera with a microphone

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Tiny Creatures Fuel Student's Big Dreams

Robert Boyd's interest in filmmaking and microorganisms led him to winning a scholarship from Taco Bell's Live Mas Foundation to help him pursue his education and his passions.
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Kathryn Montgomery smiles with PhD student Tatevik Sargsyan

Communications ·

Digital Marketing Expert Kathryn Montgomery Retires

Professor Kathryn Montgomery is retiring after fifteen years of research and teaching at American University School of Communication.
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James Baumann posing for a picture outside next to a tree

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Stories of Conflict: An Insight into the Colombian Civil War

James Baumann filmed a documentary in Colombia about how the over 50 year civil war has affected the citizens, especially the internally displaced.
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Two students film for their journalism class in front of the ocean in Puerto Rico

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Journalism Students Cover the Aftermath of Hurricane Maria

Professor Terry Bryant took eight of his journalism students to Puerto Rico to cover the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
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Aya Elamroussi selfie

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Recent Grad Looks for a New Angle at POLITICO Journalism Institute

Aya Elamroussi is one of 13 students who are part of the 2018 POLITICO Journalism Institute which focuses on building diverse newsrooms.
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Four photos of a bar, a girl, an American University building and a cell phone

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How the Next Generation is Tackling the #MeToo Movement

Students at American University created the New Boundaries project to report and share women's stories about sexual assault.
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Emma-Claire Martin

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A College Experience in Four Scenes

A graduating film major looks back on her AU SOC experience, and finds the excitement and support to dive into the sequel.
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Group of students with representatives from CAVA

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Teaming Up with CAVA to Create PR Campaigns

Students in Professor Kumar's class teamed up with CAVA to develop new PR campaigns and strategies for the company.
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Students working and sitting around table

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United Entertainment Group's Building20 Challenge Lets PR Students Pitch to Pros

American University School of Communication teamed up with United Entertainment Group to create Building20 to challenge students and give them a real-life example of how to respond to a 'request for proposal'.
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