School of Communication

School of Communication

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AU's School of Communication inspires leaders through excellence in teaching, research, creativity and unique real-world opportunities.

At the Crossroads of Technology and Democracy

I wanted to be part of the policy narrative.

Tatevik Sargsyan was inspired by her advisor, Laura DeNardis, a leading authority on Internet governance, to focus her research on how information intermediaries shape civil liberties and control access to information. Her studies crystallized her desire to use media and communication to promote freedom of expression. Today, she raises awareness of how national identification systems challenge privacy and human rights. As an AU adjunct professor, she sparks students to think deeply about these critical issues.

Student anchors present the news while being filmed

Journalism ·

American University One of Top Ten Places to Study Broadcast Journalism

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12 internships exclusively for SOC students at top DC communication employerers like Vox, NPR, Newseum, and more!
Natalie Hutchison and Erin McGoff

Communications ·

Pulitzer Fellows Head to Chile and Laos for Media Projects

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