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Michael Saunders '19

Emerson Offers New Start to Military Veterans

There are currently 13 veterans attending Emerson College on the GI Bill or a related federal benefit. They come from across the political spectrum to study in nearly every department at the College. 


Spring Bright Lights Offers Alumni Films, Tons of Documentaries

Arrival, an alumnus-produced, critically acclaimed sci-fi movie, opens the Spring 2017 Bright Lights Film Series lineup, which this semester showcases several Emerson filmmakers and includes a number of gripping documentaries.

Communication Sciences and Disorders Assistant Professor Kelly Farquharson

Emerson Faculty Named President of Speech-Language-Hearing Org

Assistant Professor Kelly Farquharson recently was elected president of the Massachusetts Speech-Language-Hearing Association (MSHA), a professional organization dedicated to supporting speech-language pathology and audiology professionals and clients in the state.

Immigration Panel January 19

Emerson Hosts Panel about Immigration Laws, Realities

Emerson College organized a panel discussion aimed at shedding light on immigration laws and the complexities of the issue on the eve of the inauguration of President Donald Trump, whose proposals on immigration have alarmed many immigrants and advocates.

The Ghostlight Project Benny Sato Ambush

Photos: Emerson Pledges Inclusion with The Ghostlight Project

On Thursday, January 19, the evening before Donald Trump was inaugurated as president, ArtsEmerson and HowlRound joined more than 100 theater companies across the nation in The Ghostlight Project. 


Show Me Democracy

MLK Week: "Show Me Democracy" Screening

Wed, January 25, 2017 5:00pm

Come to a screening of Show Me Democracy, a documentary about seven St. Louis college students who become activists in the shadow of Ferguson, Missouri.

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Bright Lights Film Series: "Arrival" with Producer Aaron Ryder '94

Thu, January 26, 2017 7:00pm

When mysterious spacecrafts touch down across the planet, an elite team led by expert linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams) is brought together to investigate.

MLK Week 2017 poster

MLK Week: "Building a Movement"

Fri, January 27, 2017 10:00am

Join the Elma Lewis Center for Civic Engagement, Learning, and Research for a daylong workshop on how to build and sustain a social justice movement. 

I Told You Show poster

Anthony Atamanuik's "I Told You Show!"

Fri, January 27, 2017 2:00pm

Anthony Atamanuik '97 of Trump vs. Bernie tells stories from the campaign trail and speaks in a harsh and humorous voice about the way forward in such a divided America.

The Beauty Queen of Leenane

ArtsEmerson: "The Beauty Queen of Leenane"

Wed, February 08, 2017 7:30pm

In a small house in the mountains of Ireland, a lonely spinster locks horns with her house-bound, manipulative mother in a rage-filled battle of the wills.