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    Podcasts with Emersonians this holiday break

    If you are traveling this holiday season—on a long bus or plane ride, perhaps?—be sure to check out some popular podcasts featuring Emerson alumni.

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    Georges ’86 named poet laureate of Boston

    Emerson alumna Danielle Legros Georges ’86 has been named poet laureate of Boston. The news was announced December 15 during a packed open forum at the Paramount Center Mainstage with Julie Burros, the recently named chief of arts and culture for the city of Boston.

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    Colbert bids farewell

    Emerson alumnus and trustee Doug Herzog ’81 president of Viacom Entertainment and creator of Comedy Central, applauds Colbert’s achievements.

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    Gianvito: Sony attempts to protect profits

    Sony’s decision to axe the movie The Interview due to an unprecedented cyber attack, which U.S. officials are blaming on North Korea, could have a lot to do with protecting its profits, said John Gianvito, a filmmaker and Emerson associate professor.

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    Emerson LA acting students host showcase

    Students from the Business of Acting class at Emerson College Los Angeles displayed their talents in a showcase at the Odyssey Theatre in Los Angeles on December 9. 

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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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    NESN airing doc on visually impaired athlete

    Two Visual and Media Arts students filming a documentary about a college athlete who suddenly develops blindness said their project will air on the New England Sports Network (NESN) this winter.

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    Homeless highlighted in holiday play

    Several Emerson students and alumni are involved in Writing Home, a theater production written by Boston–area homeless people, which runs December 18-21.

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From workshops to lectures, dances to live productions, the Events Calendar features the latest campus happenings. View the calendar »