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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.

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.



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!