Emerson College Today

  • Emerson Adds Inclusive Restrooms

    Emerson College is changing the way restrooms across campus are labeled and adding new signage to ensure that all members of the Emerson Community and visitors have access to restrooms consistent with their gender identity.

  • President's Welcome

    Emerson Gives Warm Welcome to Class of 2020

    Students from 18 countries, 42 states, and the District of Columbia were welcomed to Emerson College with dancing, advice, vision, and some colorful stories on the part of administrators at the Cutler Majestic Theatre on Wednesday, August 31.

  • UN #HerStory Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

    Emerson Student Wants to Close Wikipedia Gender Gap

    In August, Abhishek Suryawanshi served as a trainer/organizer at the United Nations #HerStory Edit-a-thon, held at the UN Headquarters in New York City, where he led university students in editing sessions intended to close the gender gap on the giant online reference site.

  • James N. Rolstone ’17 carries his bike at ELA during move-in day. Photo/Daryl Paranada

    Excited ELA Students Move In, Receive Internship Advice

    Students moved into Emerson College Los Angeles on August 28, kicking off a week of programming welcoming them to Hollywood with events like a carnival, food bank community service event, and a professional develpoment panel featuring alumni. 

  • Move In 2016

    The Spirit Moves Them: New Emerson Students Arrive on Campus

    On Monday, August 29, mom Laurie Ender is in the middle of the late-summer ritual known as Emerson Move-In, a two-day ballet of controlled frenzy in which hundreds of freshmen and their families go from street to suite in about 10 minutes.

  • Paradise Lost

    With Paradise Lost, Alumni Find Stories Through Movement

    Emerson alunni Shannon Sweeny and Tyler Catanella started Paradise Lost, a dance collective that emphasizes narrative and collaboration in its productions, as well as in its bi-monthly open studio sessions called Movement SLAMs (Storytelling, Listening, and Movement).

  • Nancy Ryan

    Trustee Emerita Nancy Ryan Remembered for Skill, Courage, Humor

    Trustee Emerita Nancy Ryan, president of a successful media buying firm and novelist, died Thursday, August 25, after a long battle with Multiple System Atrophy.

  • Screenwriter Sarah Kernochan

    Low-Res Screenwriting MFA Program Launches With Industry Insider

    Sarah Kernochan—writer of Learning to Drive, winner of a number of film festival awards—was addressing a dozen graduate students in Emerson’s new low-residency MFA in Writing for Film and Television as the new Semel Chair in Screenwriting.


Events Calendar

From workshops to lectures, dances to live productions, the Events Calendar features the latest campus happenings. View the calendar »