Liberal Arts & Interdisciplinary Studies

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    Huret, MA '69, discusses Faculty Excellence Award

    Faculty members Sam Binkley and Robert Todd have been named recipients of this year’s Judy and Bob Huret Faculty Excellence Award, which supports tenured faculty research. “My commitment to Emerson is first and foremost to the faculty,” said Emerson Trustee Judy Huret, MA ’69, who makes the generous award possible. “If we didn’t have great faculty, we wouldn’t attract great students."

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    Srinivas speaking for American Academy of Religion

    Tulasi Srinivas, associate professor and director of faculty development for the Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies, has been invited to be the keynote speaker at the New England meetings of the American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting. 

  • Newman

    Net neutrality tackled in Emerson talk

    Journalist-turned-activist Craig Aaron of Free Press joined Emerson students via Skype on March 3 to talk about the recent Federal Communications Commission vote in favor of net neutrality.

  • 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. 

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    Pit bull prejudice debunked in MSPCA visit

    Faculty member Jacqueline Romeo, who regularly volunteers with dogs at a Boston animal shelter, is teaching students about stereotypes toward pit bulls and the imagery the breed has evoked in popular American culture.

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    Science lab coming to Ansin

    A new science laboratory and a collaborative among faculty to bring the strengths of the College together to advance science communication are two initiatives underway that will serve to enhance Emerson’s strategic goal of academic excellence.

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    High turnout for Internship Fair

    The Fall 2014 Internship Fair was held at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel on October 29, bringing a high turnout of Emerson students seeking internships in the communication and arts fields.

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    Family Weekend 2014 celebrated

    Hundreds of students and their parents participated in Family Weekend 2014, held October 17-19, with events ranging from the annual President’s Breakfast, Family Weekend Talent Showcase, EVVY Award Showcase, and numerous “Mini College Sessions” in classrooms with faculty members.

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