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Communications ·

Can Game Design Concepts Increase Journalism Engagement? New Report Says Yes

News outlets looking to increase engagement with readers should look to concepts from game design.
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Sonya Gavankar and a male colleague stand in front of a Washington, DC backdrop on an American University Television set in 1999.

Communications ·

SOC@25

Celebrating 25 years as a school and generations of making media matter.
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Ari Beser

Television & Film ·

Student’s Film ‘Nuclear Family’ Builds Bridges

MA film student Ari Beser already has a book and film to his name, and was 2015 Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year.
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Margot Susca

Journalism ·

Here’s Why Your Local TV News Is About to Get Even Worse

The real question for citizens is simple: Did deregulation work?
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Daniel Kaluuya with tears streaming down face

Communications ·

'Get Out' Is a Comedy? Russell Williams Explains

A distinguished filmmaker in residence at American University's School of Communication explains why Get Out is entered as a comedy in the Golden Globe awards.
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Our Legacy Our Relevance

Communications ·

SOC goes to NCA 2017

Faculty and PhD students will represent the School of Communication at the National Communication Association annual conference on November 16-19, 2017.
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How Would You Get Around if You Couldn't Read?

Communications ·

Students Develop National Literacy Campaign

Campaign visuals developed by American University students are helping RIF's campaign for literacy.
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Chryssa Zizos

Communications ·

Zizos Builds on Success with Launch of New Company

An American University alumna is launching a new Communications training software company in 2018.
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Ashley Luke standing with classmates

Communications ·

Students Take Award at Conservation Film Festival

American University graduate students attended the American Conservation Film Festival (ACFF) and took home an award for for a film they created in class.
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AU president Sylvia Burwell and SOC professor Jane Hall conversing with students

Communications ·

A Conversation with AU President Sylvia Burwell

American University president Sylvia Burwell engaged with a group of AU students and student leaders about important issues facing college students and college campuses today.
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