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  • Emerson welcomes 17 new faculty members

    Emerson College welcomes 17 new faculty members for the 2014–2015 academic year as the College continues to expand its academic excellence in communication and the arts.

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    TIME LAPSE VIDEOS: Watch 2 murals get created

    The Office of the Arts has compiled two time lapse videos showing the recent creation of murals made by artists at Emerson.

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    Faculty honored at appreciation event

    Faculty members whose work at Emerson has spanned four decades were honored at the Bordy Theater on October 1 for the first annual Faculty Appreciation Event, organized by The Spirit of Emerson and the Office of Academic Affairs.

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    Murray awarded for combining science, communication

    Amy Vashlishan Murray, assistant professor of science, has won the Paul Shin Award from the Coalition for Public Understanding of Science, which honors "unsung heroes of science communication and engagement."

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    Tocci curates Lou Jones photo exhibit

    Now through October 10 at the Joan Resnikoff Gallery at Roxbury Community College is an exhibit of stunning photography taken on road trips across the globe, curated by Emerson Assistant Professor Mirta Tocci. 

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    Class of 2018 features authors, dancers, activists

    Emerson’s Class of 2018 is a success story in the making—SAT scores, grade point averages, and diversity are all up—but some students are also published authors, successful entertainers, and social justice activists.

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    Ferguson media impact discussed in forums

    An invigorating discussion on September 17 about the racially charged events of Ferguson, Missouri, began with a reminder of America’s legacy of inequality. 

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    Emerson UnCommon civic game launches Sept. 22

    On Monday, September 22, Emerson launches a civic engagement game called Community PlanIt: Emerson Uncommon, a highly innovative, distinctively Emersonian way of cultivating community input for the College’s ongoing strategic planning process.

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