Emerson College Today

  • Councilor Ayanna Pressley

    Councilor Pressley Speaks at MLK Breakfast

    Boston City Councilor-At-Large Pressley was the keynote speaker at the Third Annual Martin Luther King Community Leaders Breakfast, held January 20 in the Bordy Theater and Auditorium, and sponsored by the College’s Elma Lewis Center for Civic Engagement, Learning, and Research. The event was part of Emerson’s weeklong celebration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy.

  • Bob Nesson on location

    Nesson receives grant for documentary

    Documentary filmmaker and Emerson College faculty Bob Nesson was awarded a $10,000 grant from Mass Humanities to work on a new project following men and women as they return to their communities after serving time in prison. The grant was part of Mass Humanities’ “Negotiating the Social Contract” initiative.

  • business class

    Launch Camp to boost student startups

    Emerson Launch, the College's student startup incubator program, is hosting Launch Camp, an event to energize teams already in the program, and introduce would-be entrepreneurs to the Launch experience.

  • Shannon Butler ’17 moves into her new home at ELA

    Excitement As Students Move Into ELA

    Move-in day at Emerson College Los Angeles on January 13 brings students, family, and friends together. 

  • Mark Vashro and Jim Cummings on Thunder Road set

    Short film by alumnus selected by Sundance

    Jim Cummings' '09 Thunder Road, produced by Mark Vashro '08, was one of 17 American short films to get into this year's Sundance Film Festival, being held this month. It tells the story of a cop grieving over his mother -- in his own way.

  • Linda Reisman

    Reisman gets Oscar nods for The Danish Girl

    Faculty member Linda Reisman, executive producer of The Danish Girl, was one of several Emerson College alumni to see films they worked on get Oscar nominations.

  • 48 Hour Film Fest

    Student films heading to big screen

    This semester's 48 Hour Film Fest will culminate in a screening at AMC Loews Boston Common on January 18.

  • Martin Luther King Jr.

    MLK Week to launch talks on diversity

    This year's MLK events will feature a weeklong series of discussions centered around race and differences, and ways to make Emerson a more welcoming place.


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