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    Engagement Lab launches Civic Media Project

    Emerson College’s Engagement Lab, in collaboration with MIT Press, has launched the Civic Media Project, an online collection of more than 100 case studies from around the world that explore the intersection of media, technology, and engagement in civic life. The CMP has already attracted more than 17,000 page views in the first two weeks of its release.

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    Cole to be honored with 'A Chorus Line' cast

    Kay Cole, an assistant professor at Emerson College Los Angeles who was an original cast member in the 1975 Broadway musical A Chorus Line, will be honored with other original cast members on April 16 at The Public Theater in New York City.

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    Defining masculinity topic of discussion

    Emerson Violence Prevention and Response (VPR) hosted a screening and subsequent discussion April 6 of a thought-provoking documentary, The Mask You Live In, which examines how young men and boys use societal cues to define masculinity.

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    Chamberlain '15 is a viral video whiz

    In the early hours of the morning when you’re probably sleeping, Daniel Chamberlain ’15 is likely awake in his Piano Row suite concocting his next viral video. His YouTube channel, Dizzy City Nation, has garnered more than 3 million views.

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    Students reflect on global learning

    Emerson’s Office of Internationalization and Global Engagement is expanding its education abroad opportunities this summer with the new Global Pathway Program, which includes five new study abroad opportunities in Amsterdam, France, Greece, Ireland, and Mexico.

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    Lake shares how to write 'killer' 10 pages

    Alumni, students, and aspiring writers learned how to write a “killer” first 10 pages for their next screenplays from esteemed screenwriter and Associate Professor Diane Lake at a free public lecture at Emerson College Los Angeles on April 2. 

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    Green Gala brings student crowds

    In honor of Earth Month, Emerson hosted the Green Gala on April 2 in the Paramount Center to showcase sustainable food, fashion, and entertainment by numerous student organizations and alumni to highlight the importance of recycling and green living.

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    No rehearsal needed: Students win theatre competition

    A group of Performing Arts students attending a national theater conference won first place in a stage design competition for which they did no formal preparation.



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