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Edward Norton Visits AU

Edward Norton visited AU to discuss his new film, “Stone,” and answer questions on his acting career.

SOC Aisha Chowdhry

Student's Passion Drives Storytelling

SOC MA journalism student Aisha Chowdhry has found her true calling. The Pakistani native recently finished a documentary that focuses on terrorism in Pakistan and how ordinary Pakistanis deal with it on a day-to-day basis.

SOC Barry Levinson

15 Emmy Nominations for Levinson, '67

Barry Levinson's HBO film, You Don't Know Jack, about doctor-assisted-suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian, has been nominated for an impressive 15 Emmy Awards.

Center for Environmental Filmmaking Director and American University School of Communication faculty member Chris Palmer

Professor, Students Take on Shark Week

Says Palmer, “In a time when sharks face increased threat from shark finning, overfishing, and pollution, programs that depict them as vicious, man-eating killers only make it more difficult to convince the public of the need to protect them.” 

Photo: Brigid Maher working on her film,

Bridging the Gulf

SOC professor Brigid Maher's documentary, "Veiled Voices," examines the challenges faced by Muslim women.