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  • Coggins Emerson Aphasia

    Words to Live By: Emerson Aphasia Study Gives Clients More Ways to Communicate

    In 2008, Joanne Coggins had surgery to remove an infection from her heart valve. Some of the tissue came loose during the procedure and ended up in her brain, causing a stroke and leaving her with with aphasia, a condition that makes it difficult for people to use and understand language.

  • From left: Daniela Peñaloza, Janet Rojas, Edwin Hernandez, and Brianna Fernandez

    ELA Hosts High School Youth Film Program

    Emerson College Los Angeles hosts Film2Future, a nonprofit creative program that highlights LA’s dynamic youth and provides them with career and learning opportunities in the entertainment industry. 

  • Allison Sampson

    Emerson Appoints Allison Sampson Vice President, Executive Director of ELA

    Emerson College President Lee Pelton announced today the appointment of Allison Sampson as vice president and executive director of Emerson College Los Angeles, effective July 1. She succeeds Vice President and Founding Director Kevin Bright ’76.

  • Marketing Communication New Balance

    Marketing Comm Students Pitch New Balance to Their Peers

    Marketing Communications students wanted to make you think of fashion-forward urban youth when you think New Balance. Their campaigns for so impressed executives from the Boston-based athletic apparel company that the students were invited to their new headquarters on Wednesday, June 22, to share their strategies.

  • BroadwayHD

    Emerson Alumna, Overseer Offering First Broadway Live Stream

    On Thursday, June 30, 8:00 pm, Emerson Overseer and Alumna Bonnie Comley's BroadwayHD will make history when it streams Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of She Loves Me live from Studio 54.

  • Twister with Grim Reaper

    ENDgame: Engagement Lab Hosts Jam to Devise Games About Death

    It’s 3:00 pm on a Monday in the Little Building Cabaret, and a woman in red sneakers and a bandanna is playing a Twister knockoff with the Grim Reaper. She won’t win this game; no one beats death. But she might come away with some ideas of her own for making the march toward oblivion more personally meaningful and interactive, via a performance piece called THE END.

  • ars Paradoxica

    Emerson Alumni Create Offbeat Realities with Podcasts

    In an alternate universe, the Red Line is trying to secede from the MBTA and become an independent city, the Wonderland Amusement Park—closed in 1911 in our world—is still offering (lethal) rollercoaster rides, and Matt Damon sews his own Oscars tuxedos from thread purchased on Newbury Street. That universe can be found at

  • Paramount Memorial to Orlando victims

    Emerson Mourns Those Killed in Orlando Shooting

    Empty black chairs lined the stage of the Paramount Mainstage on Monday, one for each of the people slain by a gunman at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, early Sunday morning, in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.


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