Emerson College Today

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    Faculty, ArtsEmerson collaborate on film series

    Emerson College and ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage kicks off a second season of Emerson Presents--a monthly series of public film screenings, followed by conversations with Emerson College Visual and Media Arts (VMA) faculty.

  • Middle East social media leader visits Emerson

    Sultan al-Qassemi, a social media leader from the United Arab Emirates identified by Time as authoring one of the top Twitter feeds during the Arab Spring, spoke to Communication Studies students in associate professor Gregory Payne’s Communication Theory for Leading Change course on September 19.

  • Diaz and students

    Writer Junot Diaz visits campus

    Junot Díaz delivered a guest lecture, read two of his short stories, held a Q & A with students, and then did a book signing of his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao while he was on Emerson College's campus during Latin American Heritage Month. More than 100 students attended the event.

  • MacWade Challenge

    MacWade $50k challenge exceeded

    More than 400 young alumni of Emerson College donated over $27,000 to the MacWade Challenge and received a $25,000 matching gift.

  • legislative reception

    Emerson welcomes state leaders

    President Lee Pelton welcomed 24 members of the Massachusetts state legislature to Emerson’s Paramount Center on September 20, where they discussed the cultural and economic revitalization of Boston's Theatre District.

  • Tim Riley

    Riley releases Lennon biography

    Published by Hyperion Books, Emerson Associate Professor of Journalism Tim Riley released his latest book Lennon: The Man, the Myth, the Music—The Definitive Life on September 20.

  • students and Pelton

    President hosts community events at residence

    President Lee Pelton hosts receptions at the College's new, official residence, where future Emerson presidents can meet with students, faculty, and supporters of the College.

  • Eric Gordon

    Gordon's online tool used by Boston Public Schools

    Boston Public Schools (BPS) has adopted Community PlanIt, a web-based social network created by Emerson Associate Professor of Visual Media Arts Eric Gordon that turns community planning into a game.



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