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Evelyn Francis Trae Weekes Michelle Obama

Alumna Accepts Youth Program Award at White House

Evelyn Francis, MA ’01, traveled to Washington, DC, recently to accept an award from First Lady Michelle Obama on behalf of the LGBTQ youth theater program she oversees.

Shaynah Ferreira Ed Bradley Scholarship

Emerson Students Awarded Digital Journalism Scholarships

Two Emerson senior Journalism majors have won competitive scholarships from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), the world’s largest professional organization devoted to digital journalism.

Resident Assistants Tommaso Di Blasi, Molly Caron, and Junior Johnson.

Emerson RAs Say Job is Tough, Taxing, and Worth Every Second

They’re the ones you call at 3:00 am when water is pouring from the walls of your residence hall room from a neighboring shower. When your suitemate is having a panic attack. When you just need someone to watch The Bachelor with. They’re Resident Assistants.

The intersection of Boylston and Tremont streets, as it looks today, with people running to make it across.

City Adds Seconds to Walk Signal Following Student Civic Media Campaign

You can thank three Emerson College students (and the Boston Transportation Department) for giving you four extra seconds to hustle across the intersection of Boylston and Tremont streets.

2016 Inclusive Excellence in Action participants

Emerson Faculty, Staff Earn Inclusive Excellence Certificates

Sixteen Emerson College staff and faculty members received certificates in inclusive excellence last month, the culmination of a semester-long program offered through the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Interested employees have another chance to participate this semester. 


Vincent Raynauld

Panel Discussion: "Democracy: What, Why, How, and for Whom?

Wed, January 18, 2017 4:00pm

Join us to address the quality and practice of democracy as a political process, and how you can become a more engaged citizen. 

Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition

Panel Discussion: "Immigration and Human Rights in 2017"

Thu, January 19, 2017 4:00pm

Join us for a discussion on immigration to better understand who will be most affected by upcoming policy changes and what we can do as an Emerson community to proactively serve as allies.

The Ghostlight Project

The Ghostlight Project

Thu, January 19, 2017 5:30pm

On the eve of Inauguration Day, ArtsEmerson and HowlRound will join more than 100 theaters across the United States in the Ghostlight Project.

Our Secrets

ArtsEmerson: "Our Secrets"

Thu, January 19, 2017 7:30pm

Our Secrets is an epic tale combining folk music, dance, staggering ensemble work, and no-holds-barred theatricality to tell a story of what it is to live between a rock and a hard place when there is no such thing as a right to privacy.

"Arrival" still

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.