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    Something Funny Happened on the Way to Becoming a Lawyer

    When Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich, MFA ’09, moved to Louisiana in 2003 to work with a firm that defended accused criminals on Death Row, she thought that was what she wanted to do for a living. She soon found out she was wrong.

  • Emerson students read the Constitution

    Performing Arts Students Continue a Tradition

    Gathering on a cold and rainy day on the Boston Common, a group of Emerson College Performing Arts students brought some much–needed life and activity to the park on an otherwise dreary day.

  • Carole Simpson

    Faculty and Staff Moderate Discussions on Laramie Residency

    Emerson Leader in Residence Carole Simpson will moderate a Laramie Project panel discussion on the struggle for GLBT rights and protections September 21 as part of ArtsEmerson's Grand Opening.

  • Elaine Kornbau Howley

    Alumna Double Crosses Boston Harbor

    People have called her crazy thousands of times. She swims in water that is typically below 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Without a wetsuit. For more than six miles (10 kilometers) at a time.

  • Flash Mob in City Place

    Flash Mob: Behind The Scenes

    The Office of Communications and Marketing went behind the scenes with flash mob creators Rob Orchard, Executive Director of ArtsEmerson,  and Fraulein Maria Choreographer Doug Elkins, to find out how this unusual event came about.

  • Flash Mob in City Place

    ArtsEmerson Flash Mob

    Julie Andrews’s voice blasts out of hidden speakers in the food court of Boston’s City Place, “high on a hill was a lonely goatherd, lay-od-lay-od-lay-he-hoo....”

  • M. Lee Pelton

    M. Lee Pelton named 12th President of Emerson College

    M. Lee Pelton, president of Willamette University and a former dean at Colgate University and Dartmouth College, will assume office July 1, 2011.

  • Community PlanIt Logo

    Gordon Awarded Knight Foundation Grant

    Emerson Visual and Media Arts Assistant Professor Eric Gordon has been awarded a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation for his project Community PlanIt, a mobile role-playing game combined with social software.

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