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Emerson Moves Up in U.S. News Ranking

Emerson College has risen in the rankings of U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 Best Regional Universities in the North, while maintaining its #10 spot on The Hollywood Reporter’s list of Best Film Schools in the country.

Retired Communications Professor Bender a Classroom Innovator

Coleman C. Bender, a longtime Emerson College faculty member known for his engaging classroom presence and his innovative Interpersonal Communication course among others, died June 30 in Boca Raton, Florida, at the age of 95.

A Little of Your Time with Quinn Marcus and Alumni Behind New ABC Digital Show

Emerson College alumna Quinn Marcus ’13 and the alumni production crew behind the new ABC Digital show A Little of Your Time with Quinn Marcus visited ELA to speak about building careers in the digital space.

Quinn Marcus and alumni behind ABC Digital show speak at ELA

Poet, "Genius Grant" Winner Rankine Talks About ArtsEmerson Project

Poet Claudia Rankine, winner of a MacArthur Foundation "Genius Grant" this week, talked about a play she is developing with ArtsEmerson based on her poetry book, Citizen: An American Lyric, in Newsweek and The Wall Street Journal. 

Activist Angela Davis Ignites, Inspires at Emerson Event

Social justice activist and political scholar Angela Davis received a standing ovation before she even reached the podium as she walked onto the stage at Emerson College’s Cutler Majestic Theater on September 21. She received two more before the conclusion of her keynote speaking event.

Emerson Launch: New Year, New Startups, New Initiatives

Emerson Launch, the College’s startup incubator, is back this fall with new ventures and some new initiatives to get more students involved in the program, and with entrepreneurship in a broader sense.

Checking Out Emerson Film/TV Gear Just Got Easier

The Equipment Distribution Center (EDC) has a new home, and this one is bigger, more efficient, and better able to serve students and faculty working on audio, video, film, and digital productions.

Emerson Launch: New Year, New Startups, New Initiatives

Emerson Launch, the College’s startup incubator, is back this fall with new ventures and some new initiatives to get more students involved in the program, and with entrepreneurship in a broader sense.

Upcoming Events

Machine de Cirque

ArtsEmerson: Machine de Cirque

September 21, 2016 7:30pm


Machine de Cirque, a new Quebec City circus company, presents a show for all audiences that is wildly acrobatic, poetic and humorous.

Carole Simpson

Pizza and Politics: Presidential Debate Watch

September 26, 2016 7:30pm


Join distinguished Journalist-in-Residence Carole Simpson, former ABC News anchor; alumnus Fred Baldassaro '96, former senior communications strategist for the Clinton administration, and now communications director for Pew Charitable Trusts, and the Trump campaign's regional field coordinator Bill McCarthy to watch the Presidential Debate. 

"Giant" still

Bright Lights Film Series: BOSCPUG Presents "Giant" with Co-Creators

September 27, 2016 7:00pm


The Boston Creative Pro User Group (BOSCPUG) begins their fall series with a special virtual reality event around Giant. Come learn about the making of this cinematic virtual reality experience from its creators, Milica Zec and Winslow Porter. 

Jennine Capo Crucet

WLP Reading Series: Jennine Capó Crucet

October 05, 2016 4:00pm


Jennine Capó Crucet is the author of the novel, Make Your Home Among Strangers, from St. Martin's Press, long-listed for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.

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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