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Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley at The Last Straw

Nonprofit Communication Students Blow Past Fundraising Goal for LIPSTICK

Twenty-two students in Cathryn Edelstein’s Nonprofit Fundraising Campaigns class last month raised over $13,000 for Operation LIPSTICK, an organization that prevents women from being used to straw purchase guns.

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You Want to Join Emerson's Dragon Boat Team, You Just Don't Know It Yet

At some point this spring, you’ve no doubt thought to yourself, “I wish there were a way for me meet great people, check out ducks, and tone my arms all at the same time.” You're in luck. 

Melinda Lopez

ArtsEmerson, Alumni Win Elliot Norton Awards

ArtsEmerson won two Elliot Norton Awards from the Boston Theater Critics Association, which also honored a few Emerson alumni. 

Joe Mathieu '96

Mathieu ’96 to Anchor WGBH’s Morning Edition

Emerson alumnus and former WBZ-AM morning anchor Joe Mathieu ’96 will be the voice of WGBH’s Morning Edition starting in August, WGBH News has announced.

Samir Ahmad Beria and Claire Hayes Miller

Six Soon-to-Be Graduates on Emerson

On Sunday morning, members of the Class of 2017 gathered in a Boston University gym waiting to file into Agganis Arena and get their diplomas. Emerson College Today took advantage of the captive audience to ask six randomly selected students questions about their time at Emerson and what lies ahead.


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Screening: "Chapter and Verse"

Fri, May 19, 2017 7:00pm

On the heels of the City of Boston officially declaring April 20 Daniel Beaty Day, and a neighborhood tour of his powerful one-person play, Mr. Joy, ArtsEmerson is proud to offer and exclusive engagement of screenings of Beaty's film debut, Chapter and Verse, May 19-28.

I Dream: Boston

I Dream: Boston 2017 Culminating Performance

Wed, May 24, 2017 6:30pm

The performance will feature original works created and performed by I Dream: Boston participants, including storytelling based in social justice issues that are important to these theater-makers. 

Ken Crannell

Memorial for Professor Emeritus Ken Crannell

Fri, June 02, 2017 2:00pm

During Alumni Weekend, come celebrate, honor, and remember friend, teacher, colleague, and mentor Ken Crannell '55 MA '57, professor emeritus of communication. Crannell, who retired in 1999 after 42 years of teaching Voice and Articulation, died in August. 

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Civic Imagination: Designing and Building a Better Future

Sat, June 03, 2017 9:00am

Join Boston Civic Media's third annual conference, sponsored by the Emerson Engagement Lab, for a day of inspiring keynotes, presentations, and networking with peers and community leaders around igniting civic creativity.