Paramount, Cutler lit blue

April 04, 2014

Emerson joined scores of institutions worldwide by joining the Light It Up Blue campaign for autism awareness on April 2.

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The Paramount Center lit up blue for World Autism Awareness Day on the evening of April 2. (Photo by Michelle Kwong '15)

Several students stopped by a table set up in the Little Building by the Office of Disability Services to help connect students to academic and peer mentoring programs, as well as research projects and volunteer opportunities related to autism.

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A student inquires about autism-related research and volunteer opportunities with Stephanie Hubbell of Emerson's Disability Services Office at a table in the Little Building on April 2. (Photo by Maya Rafie '17)

The Paramount Center and Cutler Majestic Theatre were lit up blue as a show of support for World Autism Awareness Day in conjunction with the Autism Speaks organization. The Cutler display was included in a slideshow on Boston.com.

Emerson is home to ongoing autism-related research in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department.

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The Cutler Majestic sign on the evening of April 2. (Photo by Michelle Kwong '15)

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