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MA in Strategic Communication in the News

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Online MA in Strategic Communication professor, Scott Talan, establishes ground rules for political conversations with his students in class. Talan's strategy could be useful to other academics struggling with how to encourage productive conversations about the president while still focusing on the curriculum.

Sylvia Mathews Burwell, who was most recently the Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under former President Barack Obama, has been named the 15th President of American University in Washington, DC.

College Magazine ranks American University's School of Communication No. 3 in its list of the top 10 best schools for public relations.

PRWeek US has selected American University's School of Communication as one of five finalists for "Outstanding Education Program" in 2017.

A recent Gallup study shows that students who complete half of their coursework online are doing just as well in their careers and lives as their on-campus counterparts.

Instructor Elizabeth Eilender discusses what's different about teaching online courses.

Professor Priya Doshi coordinates panel on Digital Diplomacy, a newer field where governments are engaging directly with foreign publics via social media.

Executive in Residence Caty Borum Chattoo speaks at frank2016 about her project "The Laughter Effect: The [Serious] Role of Comedy in Social Change."

Katie Couric gives the commencement address at the 2014 School of Communication commencement ceremony.

Katie Couric is named the commencement speaker for the 2014 School of Communication commencement ceremony.

Anderson Cooper is named the 2013 Wonk of the year.

Assistant Professor Wendy Melillo writes for Adweek about text messaging.

Assistant Professor Wendy Melillo writes for Adweek about survey tools.

Executive in Residence Caty Borum Chattoo writes for Huffington Post about education.

Executive in Residence Caty Borum Chattoo writes for Impatient Optimists about innovation in media partnerships as a constribution to solving global poverty.

Division Director Pallavi Damani Kumar writes for PRWEEK about entry-level hiring practices.