SOC Student Amrutha Chatty

Communications ·

SOC Student Changemakers: Amrutha Chatty

SOC Student Amrutha Chatty shares her passion for emphasizing diversity and inclusion in her role as the Director of Kennedy Political Union
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SOC Student Zachary Gradishar

Communications ·

SOC Student Changemakers: Zachary Gradishar

SOC Student Zachary Gradishar shares his dedication to diversity and inclusion while serving as AUPRSSA's VP of Diversity, Inclusion & Service
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The White House

Communications ·

Insights from Alumni Covering the White House

At least six AU alumni are in the White House press corps covering the new administration.
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Sami Pye

Communications ·

SOC Student Changemakers: Sami Pye

SOC Student Sami Pye found her place at AU by joining AU Photo Collective, and has been creating spaces for others ever since.
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Communications ·

Study by Center for Media & Social Impact Examines Racial Disparities in News Portrayals of Homelessness

As housing insecurity and homelessness continues to rise in the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, researchers at the the Center for Media & Social Impact designed and completed an award-winning peer-reviewed study.
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fernando rocha soc student changemaker

Communications ·

SOC Student Changemakers: Fernando Rocha

SOC student and filmmaker Fernando Rocha shares his passion for documentary storytelling and the importance of representation in media.
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AUSOC-White House Correspondents' Association Investigative Journalism Award 2021

Communications ·

Undergraduate Student Wins 2021 Investigative Journalism Award

Riddhi Setty undertook an investigative project about medical waste disposal while attending school remotely from India.
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CMSI executive director Caty Borum Chattoo and Mik Moore, co-founders of the Yes, And … Laughter Lab introduce the first annual pitch day event in 2019.

Social Sciences ·

Comedy, Truth, Change: CMSI Reflects on 2020 Upon Premiere of New Special

Housed in the School of Communication, CMSI is the nation’s first university-based center to launch both research and creative initiatives focused on comedy and social justice, along with other facets of media and communication.
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Shagun Gupta

Research ·

PhD Students Share Original Research and Fresh Perspectives at the AU Tri-School Conference

SIS PhD student Shagun Gupta reflects on American University's third annual Tri-School PhD Research Conference.
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Alex Busingye

Communications ·

Storytelling Can Educate, Change Perspectives, and Inspire Global Action, Says Alum

Alex Busingye, SOC ’12, is a global communicator and storyteller based in Uganda.
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