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  • Bright Lights 2015-16

    Bright Lights Film Series begins 2015-16 season

    On Tuesday, September 8, Emerson College’s Visual and Media Arts Department kicks off its Bright Lights Series—free film screenings open to the public. This year, the series is using a new rating system to highlight films directed by a woman or person of color; films with a strong female-centric story; social justice films; or comedies.

  • Volcovich and Simonetti

    Two VMA students film documentary in Brazil

    Gabriel Volcovich ’16 and Tony Simonetti ’16 traveled to Brazil in August to film a documentary about Jose Moreira, a Boston man who left his native rural Brazilian village two decades ago to become a marathon runner.

  • ELA Move-In 2015

    Emerson LA welcomes students for 2015-16

    Emerson College Los Angeles students moved into their new home for the next several months on August 30 during a sunny Southern California day. For some students, like Elliot Friar ’16 and Desmond Mahoney ’17, it was their first time in California.

  • Wissa and Thompson

    LA diversity scholarship event honors Burrill

    Alumni and friends raised more than $13,000 in support of the Mary Burrill Scholarship for Diversity at Emerson College during a fundraising reception on August 23 in Marina del Rey, California, which celebrated the legacy of playwright and educator Mary Burrill '1904, '29.

  • Spencer Shannon

    Media literacy focus of Salzburg Academy

    Six Emerson students and two faculty members participated in the three-week Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change in Austria this summer.

  • Carol Parker

    Carol Parker named AVP for Faculty Affairs

    It may be a change from working at a law school, but Carol Parker says she’s looking forward to her new role as assistant vice president for faculty affairs here at Emerson, a position that was re-envisioned recently to focus on faculty development and personnel issues.

  • Craig Mathers

    'Academy Fight Song' features Emersonians

    Several Emersonians are involved in the premiere of the play Academy Fight Song, which debuts at the Boston Center for the Arts on Thursday, September 10, including Associate Professor Craig Mathers, who is in a leading role.

  • Pelton on Move-In Day 2015

    Pelton joins Move-In Day excitement

    President Lee Pelton joined cheering, singing, dancing, and selfie-taking students for Emerson College’s annual Move-In Day for new students on August 24—one of the most festive and efficient moving-in processes for new students on a local college campus.

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