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  • Ask for Evidence spawns critical thinking

    A new research endeavor supported by a donor-funded Consumer Awareness Project grant is helping Emerson students put on their critical thinking caps. The Ask for Evidence Campaign promotes consumer awareness and truth in advertising. 

  • New Faculty Members Bring a Wealth of Experience to Emerson

    What do a Guggenheim fellow, a Kant philosopher, a former staff writer for the New York Times, the screenwriter for Gangs of New York, and a Frederick Douglass Doctoral Scholar have in common? They are all joining the Emerson faculty this fall.

  • "Rocketmen" enthrall faculty member Miller

    Cynthia Miller has a taste for the fantastic. The Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies faculty member can now count herself a published author on the 1950s pop-cultural phenomenon known as “rocketmen.”

  • State of the College

    Emerson President Lee Pelton released his annual State of the College address to the Emerson community on October 31.

  • Ethics Circle revived for Fall 2014

    Emerson’s Ethics Circle, which on sabbatical, has announced it will resume in the Fall 2014 semester with a major new lecture series, to be held over the next three years, featuring key ethics thinkers from leading universities.

  • 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.

  • Raw Material Offers Strong Message

    A 90-minute documentary that explores some of the shantytowns resting just outside Athens, Greece, was screened last week at the Bright Family Screening Room.

  • Montillo on Diane Rehm Show

    Roseanne Montillo, part-time faculty member, was recently on the Diane Rehm Show to talk about Frankenstein.  

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