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American University

American University creates meaningful change in the world. With highly ranked schools and colleges and internationally recognized faculty, AU offers a balance between class time and career-advancing experience in Washington, D.C., and beyond. Its students, among the country’s most politically active, distinguish themselves for their service, leadership, and ability to rethink global and domestic challenges and opportunities.

The School of Communication at American University is among the nation’s top communication schools, with researchers, students and programs focusing on the intersection of media, technology and society. A leader in emerging and traditional media, SOC has programs ranging from journalism and strategic communication to media entrepreneurship, film and persuasive play.

Former on-campus partners include the Center for Latin American & Latino Studies at American University which advances and disseminates state-of-the-art research at the forefront of efforts to understand economic development, democratic governance, cultural diversity and change, peace and diplomacy, health, education and environmental well-being.

See the announcement on the partnership launch between American University and the Pulitzer Center.

Read more information about American University fellowship recipients and the application process specific to the campus.

http://www.american.edu/

http://www.american.edu/soc/

http://www.american.edu/clals/

March 05, 2018

In Hot Water: God, Oil, and Peru’s Boiling River

Natalie Hutchison

In the sleepy Peruvian rainforest hides an aquatic anomaly, protected by a shaman and for centuries thought only a legend. Explore how native cosmology is helping protect it from climate change.

October 25, 2017

Laos: Remnants from War

Erin McGoff

Erin McGoff is producing a full-length feature independent documentary titled "Little Land of Mines" about the resilience of the Lao people as they live among and work to clear 80 million unexploded ordnance from the U.S. Secret War in Laos.

November 01, 2016

Mist and Mystery: Borneo's Vanishing Landscape

Kent Wagner

Borneo's ecological devastation involves logging, mining, palm oil cultivation, habitat loss, and climate change. This project examines these challenges through the eyes of Borneo’s indigenous people.

July 28, 2016

Coffee in Colombia: The Fight Against Climate Change

Camila DeChalus

Camila DeChalus directed and produced a video for her project about how, with help from the Catholic Church, coffee farmers in rural Colombia are fighting against the impacts of climate change.