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  • Denis Leary

    Emerson impact on TV history displayed

    Iwasaki Library Executive Director Robert Fleming has created an artful display in the Little Building devoted to Emerson alumni who made major inroads in American television. The display is on view now through May.

  • Regge Life

    Film focuses on American lost in Japan tsunami

    The devastating 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami seemed a world away for most Americans, but a new documentary by an Emerson filmmaker shows the lifelong effects a foreigner had in a Japanese community.

  • Ray Bolger as Scarecrow

    Student writes biography on Ray Bolger

    Holly Van Leuven '12 is writing a biography on entertainer Ray Bolger, who played Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz as her BFA thesis project.

  • Emerson seal

    Publishing Gala is Success for WLP Students

    Writing, Literature & Publishing students gathered to celebrate the work of Emerson’s publishing community at the inaugural Publishing Gala on Friday, November 16 in the Bill Bordy Theater.

  • Pieces Apart painting

    Student-curated art exhibit opens Dec. 7

    An art exhibition curated by Emerson students, Pieces Apart: Quantifying the Experience, is opening this Friday, December 7, from 5:00-7:00 pm at the Huret and Spector Gallery, at the Tufte Performance and Production Center.

  • Frank Gao

    Chinese-American student, soldier releases memoir

    Not many people write memoirs at the ripe, old age of 21, but Frank Gao has.

  • emerson seal

    Young alumni perform in Our Town

    Two recent graduates of the Department of Performing Arts are cast in this season’s production of Our Town at the Huntington Theatre in Boston.

  • Ewa Yarbrough

    E. Yarbrough work selected for Best American Essays

    An essay previously published in the Emerson–based literary magazine Ploughshares has been chosen for publication in Best American Essays 2012.



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