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  • Dysart

    Dysart '56, MS '81, dies at age 86

    Richard Dysart ’56, MS ’81, an actor best known for his role on L.A. Law, died on April 5 at his Santa Monica, California, home, according to numerous media reports. He was 86.

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    HowlRound hosts virtual climate change talk

    HowlRound, a commons by and for people who make performance, announces Theatre in the Age of Climate Change, a weeklong series of writings from artists and activists throughout the globe, curated by Chantal Bilodeau, April 19-26.

  • Lipper

    Lipper '91 will live-tweet on Monday, April 20

    David Lipper '91, known for acting in Sons of Liberty and Full House, will live-tweet from @LipDude for 30 minutes beginning at 3:00 pm (EST) on Monday, April 20. @EmersonCollege will re-tweet many of the comments.

  • Pelton

    Pelton performs at Banned in Boston

    On April 10, Emerson President Lee Pelton performed onstage with some of Boston’s most notable figures in the annual Banned in Boston event to benefit Urban Improv, a violence prevention program that uses structured theater improvisation to help young people deal with issues such as racism, bullying, and drug abuse. 

  • ELA Stoop Kids

    Stoop Kids features ELA performances

    Fourteen Emerson Los Angeles students took to ELA’s Grand Staircase to perform for their peers on Sunday, April 12, as part of a student performance night. 

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    Bird Street students share inspirational essays

    Students from the Bird Street Community Center in Boston participated in the 2015 “What’s Your Dream” speech contest that culminated with the middle- and high-school youth reading inspiring essays at Emerson’s Iwasaki Library on April 8.

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    Engagement Lab launches Civic Media Project

    Emerson College’s Engagement Lab, in collaboration with MIT Press, has launched the Civic Media Project, an online collection of more than 100 case studies from around the world that explore the intersection of media, technology, and engagement in civic life. The CMP has already attracted more than 17,000 page views in the first two weeks of its release.

  • Green

    Laci Green addresses rape culture in campus talk

    Social activist and YouTube host Laci Green discussed the hard facts of rape culture during a discussion with Emerson students on April 13 in a packed Bright Family Screening Room.

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