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  • James O'Shea

    O'Shea discusses changes in journalism field

    Accomplished journalist James O’Shea told Emerson Journalism students that they can make a difference in their careers by being entrepreneurial rather than following a traditional journalism path during a lecture he gave at the Paramount Center’s Jackie Liebergott Black Box Theatre on October 12.

  • Alpha Pi Theta

    Alpha Pi Theta marks 65 years

    More than 80 Emerson alumni brothers of the fraternity Alpha Pi Theta came back to campus recently to celebrate the fraternity’s 65th anniversary. Brothers in attendance included a comedian who works for The Late Show with David Letterman, a Dateline producer, and a producer/director of an Emmy-nominated documentary.

  • Robert Todd

    Todd awarded $15k grant

    Visual and Media Arts Associate Professor Robert Todd was one of six local artists recently awarded a Brother Thomas Fellowship from the Boston Foundation. The award is a $15,000, no-strings-attached grant given to accomplished artists.

  • staff at luncheon

    Pelton hosts lunch, discussion with staff

    Fifteen staffers came from all corners of the College—Athletics, Journalism, Government and Community Relations, the Library, the Office for the Arts—to enjoy President Lee Pelton’s first lunch with staff.

  • Occupy Boston protestor

    Students report on Occupy Boston for the Globe

    Seven Journalism students who are part of a new course called Metropolitan News Service: A Collaboration got the chance to report on the Occupy Boston protests this week for the Boston Globe.

  • Lee Pelton and Diane Paulus

    Emerson celebrates Porgy and Bess

    Emerson welcomed the cast of The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess to the Colonial Theatre Friday to celebrate the 76th anniversary of the original play’s debut at the theater on September 30, 1935. The day was declared The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess Day by Boston Mayor Thomas Menino.  

  • Robert Atwan

    Emerson launches Boston Summer Writers' Conference

    Emerson’s Writing Literature and Publish Department will spearhead the first annual Boston Summer Writers’ Conference on campus, from June 24–30, 2012. Open to interested writers nationwide, the conference will represent a unique literary experience for Boston and will be one of only a few summer writing conferences to occur in a major U.S. city.

  • Colonial Theatre

    Colonial Theatre to be operated by Citi Performing Arts Center

    Emerson College announced that it is working out final details of a three-year lease agreement that would result in the Citi Performing Arts Center taking responsibility for operating the Colonial Theatre beginning in July 2012.

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