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  • Peniel Joseph

    Joseph ties MLK memory to Ferguson

    Tufts University History Professor Peniel Joseph joined the Emerson community January 30 for a talk on correlations between past and current black movements and an explanation of why civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. should be remembered as revolutionary. 

  • Lee Pelton

    Pelton on new on-campus housing for students

    President Lee Pelton was interviewed by boston.com about the College’s plans for two student residence hall projects that will increase on-campus housing by 33 percent. 

  • Walsh

    Emerson represented at State of City event

    Emerson College was well represented in Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s 2015 State of the City Address on January 13.

  • Beaty

    I Dream: Boston civic arts program launches

    At the Paramount Center’s Mainstage on January 12, songs, poetry, and personal stories helped kick off I Dream: Boston, a three-year civic engagement program with award-winning writer and performer and artist-in-residence Daniel Beaty. 

  • Carnegie

    Emerson gets Community Engagement Classification

    For the first time ever, Emerson College has received the Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation, which recognizes the College for its high level of commitment to civic and community engagement.

  • Iwasaki

    Shoo Iwasaki celebrates 80th birthday

    Shoo Iwasaki, a devoted friend of Emerson and namesake of the College’s Iwasaki Library, recently celebrated his 80th birthday in Japan.

  • Steve Samuels

    Samuels featured in Boston magazine

    Emerson Trustee and developer Steve Samuels is featured in the December issue of Boston magazine. 

  • Rogers, Pelton

    Malcolm Rogers accepts David Brudnoy Award

    Members of the Phi Alpha Tau fraternity and Emerson President Lee Pelton presented Museum of Fine Arts director Malcolm Rogers with the David Brudnoy Memorial Award on November 21.

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