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Spirit of Emerson Awards

Duffy to Co-Lead Spirit of Emerson Awards Program

Associate Dean of Students Sharon Duffy has been named co-facilitator of the Spirit of Emerson initiative, an annual awards program that recognizes students, faculty, staff, or organizations who represent and reflect the College’s essence.

2016-2017 iGrad Transition Program leaders

International Grad Students Help New Arrivals through iGrad Transition Program

Katuri, a native of New Delhi, India, said that without help from Ivana, also an international graduate student, she would have been “a little directionless.” But through Emerson’s iGrad Transition Program, she was able to find temporary housing near Emerson from India, and was able to learn more about her adopted home.


For 45 Years, “Ploughshares” Has Been on Cutting Edge of Literature

Ploughshares, a literary magazine that this month celebrates 45 years of “tomorrow’s classics today,” in the words of co-founder DeWitt Henry. The anniversary edition, out now, was co-edited by novelist Claire Messud and her husband, literary critic James Wood.

Norman Lear

Norman Lear Recalls His Days at Emerson, Work in Television

Lear, 93, creator of the groundbreaking sitcoms All in the Family, The Jeffersons, Maude, Good Times, and One Day at a Time, spoke with Emerson College Today about his time at Emerson and his legacy in television. 

Cynthia Bartlett

Cynthia Bartlett, Professor Emerita, Was Beacon to Students, Faculty

Professor Emerita Cynthia Bartlett, who molded and inspired hundreds of Emerson students in the Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) Department, died Wednesday, July 13, in Greenwood, Indiana, following a long illness. 


Cuisine and Confessions performers

ArtsEmerson: Cuisine & Confessions by Les 7 doigts de la main

Tue, July 12, 2016 7:30pm

Direct from Paris, Rome, Montreal, and Moscow, the international hit Cuisine & Confessions, by the world-famous circus Les 7 doigts de la main, makes its American premiere for a limited engagement in Boston this summer.


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.

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!