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Screenwriter Sarah Kernochan

Low-Res Screenwriting MFA Program Launches With Industry Insider

Sarah Kernochan—writer of Learning to Drive, winner of a number of film festival awards—was addressing a dozen graduate students in Emerson’s new low-residency MFA in Writing for Film and Television as the new Semel Chair in Screenwriting.

Course Design Spa Corinealdi Hirschbiel

Course Design Spa Helps Faculty Create More Effective Classes

New faculty member Kaysha Corinealdi joined more than 30 faculty members, new and returning, for Emerson’s biannual Course Design Spa, a daylong schedule of information sessions and one-on-one consultations engineered to help faculty design and run their courses more effectively.

Judy Pryor-Ramirez

Seven Questions for Elma Lewis Center Director Judy Pryor-Ramirez

In July, Judy Pryor-Ramirez took over as executive director of the Elma Lewis Center for Civic Engagement, Learning, and Research. We asked her to tell us a little bit about herself and what’s ahead for the Elma Lewis Center.

Kenneth Crannell 1975

Professor Emeritus Ken Crannell Inspired Generations of Voices

By the time Emerson Trustee Marillyn Zacharis arrived at the College in 1972 with her husband John (who had taken a job teaching speech and would later become president), Professor Kenneth Crannell was “already a legend.”

Sippin on Sunset Sampson Farrier

Alumni Across the Generations Celebrate at ELA

One hundred and forty Emersonians came out to party at Emerson College Los Angeles (ELA) on August 13 during Sippin’ on Sunset, a celebration for alumni in Southern California.



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.

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!