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  • Inclusive Excellence Fellowship

    Faculty diversity workshop attendance doubles

    The number of Emerson faculty members who participated in the annual inclusive pedagogy workshop, called the Inclusive Excellence Faculty Fellows Program, increased significantly this year.

  • Comedy students

    Comedy major launches at Emerson

    Starting this fall 2015, prospective students can apply to Emerson’s newly announced major in comedy—the first specialized Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Comedic Arts. 

  • Alex Clark '16

    Frat leaders attending Conference on College Men

    Two Emerson fraternity leaders will join Violence Prevention and Response (VPR) director Melanie Matson at the Conference on College Men from June 18-20, when the trio will lead a discussion on how fraternities can help prevent power-based interpersonal violence, including abusive relationships, stalking, sexual assault, and harassment.

  • Resayre

    'Crumbs' to premiere at LA Film Fest

    The film Crumbs, a post-apocalyptic, sci-fi romance executive produced by Sergio Uguet de Resayre ‘02, premieres at the Los Angeles Film Festival on June 14. Uguet de Resayre, who also works as the broadcast operations manager at Fox International Channels for the Nordic and Baltic countries, has written, produced and directed several short films. Crumbs marks his first feature film production. 

  • Jody Steel

    'Leg art' alumna performing at TED-X

    It was nearly two years ago when Jody Steel ’14 got a leg up when it came to her viral “leg art,” and now she is making huge strides—getting attention on Buzzfeed and performing a live drawing at a TED Talks event in Culver City, California, on June 13.

  • Capital Building

    Washington Center gives Emerson top honor

    Emerson College has been named 2015 Private University of the Year by The Washington Center for its ongoing commitment to providing educational opportunities for students in the nation’s capital.

  • Autism Through My Lens

    Autism documentary premieres at Emerson

    The documentary film Autism Through My Lens, which was produced by Emerson students and faculty in collaboration with Northeast Arc, and examines teenagers and young adults on the autism spectrum, was screened on May 21.

  • Gordon

    Gordon leads City Accelerator Initiative

    Engagement Lab executive director Eric Gordon, who is also an associate professor in Visual and Media Arts, is leading an 18-month initiative to promote innovative ways for city governments to engage with its residents on public policies.



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