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News

UN #HerStory Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

Emerson Student Wants to Close Wikipedia Gender Gap

In August, Abhishek Suryawanshi served as a trainer/organizer at the United Nations #HerStory Edit-a-thon, held at the UN Headquarters in New York City, where he led university students in editing sessions intended to close the gender gap on the giant online reference site.

James N. Rolstone ’17 carries his bike at ELA during move-in day. Photo/Daryl Paranada

Excited ELA Students Move In, Receive Internship Advice

Students moved into Emerson College Los Angeles on August 28, kicking off a week of programming welcoming them to Hollywood with events like a carnival, food bank community service event, and a professional develpoment panel featuring alumni. 

Students bring bikes, Squatty Potty, lacrosse stick and more

Move In 2016

The Spirit Moves Them: New Emerson Students Arrive on Campus

On Monday, August 29, mom Laurie Ender is in the middle of the late-summer ritual known as Emerson Move-In, a two-day ballet of controlled frenzy in which hundreds of freshmen and their families go from street to suite in about 10 minutes.

Paradise Lost

With Paradise Lost, Alumni Find Stories Through Movement

Emerson alunni Shannon Sweeny and Tyler Catanella started Paradise Lost, a dance collective that emphasizes narrative and collaboration in its productions, as well as in its bi-monthly open studio sessions called Movement SLAMs (Storytelling, Listening, and Movement).

Nancy Ryan

Trustee Emerita Nancy Ryan Remembered for Skill, Courage, Humor

Trustee Emerita Nancy Ryan, president of a successful media buying firm and novelist, died Thursday, August 25, after a long battle with Multiple System Atrophy.

Events

Orientation

Fall 2016 Orientation

Mon, August 29, 2016 8:00am


Emerson College welcomes all incoming freshmen, transfer students, parents, and graduate students at Fall 2016 Orientation!

Ouroboros performers

ArtsEmerson Presents: Ouroboros Trilogy--Three Operas

Sat, September 10, 2016 11:00am


An ouroboros, an ancient Greek icon depicting a serpent eating its own tail, has become symbolic of eternal renewal. Created by Boston’s Cerise Lim Jacobs, Ouroboros Trilogy is a cycle of three grand operas.

Swiss Army Man poster

Bright Lights: Swiss Army Man & discussion with director alums

Tue, September 13, 2016 7:00pm


Join Bright Lights for the first film screening of the year: Swiss Army Man, followed by a discussion with the alumni directors!

Machine de Cirque

ArtsEmerson: Machine de Cirque

Wed, September 21, 2016 7:30pm


Machine de Cirque, a new Quebec City circus company, presents a show for all audiences that is wildly acrobatic, poetic and humorous.

Family weekend

Family Weekend 2016

Fri, October 21, 2016 12:00pm


We invite you and your family to join us in October for Family Weekend 2016!