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Dean's Picks: Communicating Across Cultures, Divisions and Platforms

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Theo Plothe

PhD Student Plothe Gets "Big Bang" Out of Gaming

Theo Plothe, a School of Communication PhD student, is not only an avid "gamer," but also an academic pursuing the concept of what makes video games so enticing to today's society. Read more


Rhonda Zaharna

Culture a Key Factor in New Model for Public Diplomacy

In Rhonda Zaharna's new book, she explores how nations can adopt a “connective mindshift” to facilitate greater understanding.
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Dean's Screening

Film Screening Shows SOC, SIS Collaboration

“Helping our students understand the different perspectives that the different schools provide is a great benefit to their education."
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In the news

Lenny Steinhorn

Misspoken President

PC professor Leonard Steinhorn spoke to CNN Newsroom about the impact that President Obama's remark to California Attorney General Kamala Harris may have on her political career. Watch video


"From the Fields" Screening Tour

Journalism professor Carolyn Brown's documentary "From the Fields: An American Journey" follows Damian Trujillo from farmworker in the Salinas Valley to the NBC Newsroom. Brown and Trujillo are on a nationwide tour of screenings. View slideshow or Learn more

AU Wonks on BookTV’s College Series

For its college series, C-SPAN’s Book TV interviewed 10 AU professors about their books, including PC professor Richard Stack. Stack discussed his book, Grave Injustice. Read more

Can Internships Be Improved to Better Prepare Students and Get Results for Firms?

PC professor Gemma Puglisi spoke to PRWeek about how universities can improve the internship experience in the PR industry for students and PR agencies. Read more

Fake Documentary Film Scenes Revealed by DC Whistleblower talked to FMA professor Christopher Palmer, director of the Center for Environmental Filmmaking, about the debut of his newest film, Shooting in the Wild: An Insider’s Account of Making Movies in the Animal Kingdom. Read more


Upcoming Events

Kappa Tau Alpha Reception
April 16 - 5:30 p.m., MGC 200, Learn more

DC Startup Forum featuring Amy Webb
April 18 - 7:00 p.m., Butler Board Room, Learn more

JFK Remembered with Tom Brokaw and Nick Clooney
May 1 - 7:00 p.m., Newseum, Learn more

2013 Visions Film Festival
May 3 - 6:30 p.m., Katzen, Learn more

2013 Public Communication Awards
May 9 - 5:00 p.m., MGC 4, Learn more

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