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International Grad Students Help New Arrivals through iGrad Transition Program

Katuri, a native of New Delhi, India, said that without help from Ivana, also an international graduate student, she would have been “a little directionless.” But through Emerson’s iGrad Transition Program, she was able to find temporary housing near Emerson from India, and was able to learn more about her adopted home.

For 45 Years, “Ploughshares” Has Been on Cutting Edge of Literature

Ploughshares, a literary magazine that this month celebrates 45 years of “tomorrow’s classics today,” in the words of co-founder DeWitt Henry. The anniversary edition, out now, was co-edited by novelist Claire Messud and her husband, literary critic James Wood.

Norman Lear Recalls His Days at Emerson, Work in Television

Lear, 93, creator of the groundbreaking sitcoms All in the Family, The Jeffersons, Maude, Good Times, and One Day at a Time, spoke with Emerson College Today about his time at Emerson and his legacy in television. 

Cynthia Bartlett, Professor Emerita, Was Beacon to Students, Faculty

Professor Emerita Cynthia Bartlett, who molded and inspired hundreds of Emerson students in the Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) Department, died Wednesday, July 13, in Greenwood, Indiana, following a long illness. 

Professor Emeritus Dahill, 91, Paints a Picture of History

Beginning Wednesday, July 13, Professor Emeritus Tom Dahill will teach the residents and guests of a new Boston apartment building about the history of New England and their neighborhood through his painting, The Canal That Bisected Boston.

Emerson Youth Program Hopes Sexual Health Literacy Is in the Cards

A group of Boston youth are spending two days a week at Emerson College this summer designing and testing games to use in peer mentoring. They're trying to teach fellow teens about sexual health literacy.

Outside the Box Bringing Arts, Innovation to Boston

Grammy-nominated Daughtry and ’90s pop giant Smashmouth will headline this year’s Outside the Box performing arts festival, a free annual summer event started by Emerson College alumnus and Trustee emeritus Ted Cutler ’51.

Cosmetics Icon Brown '79 Tells "Cosmo" How She Built Her Company

Alumna and trustee Bobbi Brown ’79, founder and CCO of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, talked to Cosmopolitan about how she got her start and what she loved about Emerson College.

Upcoming Events

Cuisine and Confessions performers

ArtsEmerson: Cuisine & Confessions by Les 7 doigts de la main

July 12, 2016 7:30pm

Direct from Paris, Rome, Montreal, and Moscow, the international hit Cuisine & Confessions, by the world-famous circus Les 7 doigts de la main, makes its American premiere for a limited engagement in Boston this summer.


Fall 2016 Orientation

August 29, 2016 8:00am

Emerson College welcomes all incoming freshmen, transfer students, parents, and graduate students at Fall 2016 Orientation!

Ouroboros performers

ArtsEmerson Presents: Ouroboros Trilogy--Three Operas

September 10, 2016 11:00am

An ouroboros, an ancient Greek icon depicting a serpent eating its own tail, has become symbolic of eternal renewal. Created by Boston’s Cerise Lim Jacobs, Ouroboros Trilogy is a cycle of three grand operas.

Family weekend

Family Weekend 2016

October 21, 2016 12:00pm

We invite you and your family to join us in October for Family Weekend 2016!

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