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  • Emerson Game Developers

    Emerson Group Makes Game Design Inclusive

    Emerson Game Developers arose from a workshop called Girls Make Games, organized last fall by Visual and Media Arts faculty Sarah Zaidan and Miranda Banks, and Engagement Lab project managers Becky Michelson and Christina Wilson. “The goal was to make students aware of different inroads into gaming,” said Zaidan, faculty advisor to the Game Developers, of the workshop. “The group of people we brought in represented the more unorthodox…ways of getting into gaming.”

  • Interrogating Whiteness panel

    ArtsEmerson panel tackles diversity on stage

    The theater world has exploded with controversy recently over the casting decisions of stages from New York to a small college in Pennsylvania, raising questions of whose stories are being told, and how, and who decides? ArtsEmerson took a hard look at these questions in “Interrogating Whiteness Part II: Controversies and Interventions in the Theatre,” held on February 9 in the Jackie Liebergott Black Box Theatre at the Paramount Center.

  • Rachel Lind

    Emerson alumni TV episodes to air

    Emerson College alumna Rachel Lind ’09 co-wrote an episode of the CBS comedy 2 Broke Girls that will air Wednesday, February 10, kicking off a string of TV episodes written by alumnae being broadcast in coming months. An episode of NBC drama Chicago Fire co-written by Liz Alper ’08 will air at the end of March, and Tesha Kondrat ’13 wrote two episodes of the animated series Camp WWE, which will air on the new WWE Network later in the spring.

  • Michael Dukakis Speaks at ELA

    Former Massachusetts governor and 1988 Democratic presidential nominee talks about the current election and his run for president. 

  • Anthony Pinder

    Emerson faculty move forward, share ideas

    Innovation@Emerson featured faculty who took part in one of two initiatives: the PFCI Curriculum Internationalization Studio, which helped faculty globalize existing courses or start new internationally focused ones; and PLANS for Information Literacy, which was aimed at beefing up first-year foundational courses through better research and sharing.

  • Julie Hennrikus

    Emerson faculty in a who wunnit?

    This week, Julie Hennrikus’s mystery, Just Killing Time, published under the pen name Julianne Holmes, was nominated for a 2015 Agatha Award for Best First Novel. “I can’t tell you what this nomination means to me,” said Hennrikus, who teaches arts management at Emerson and is executive director of StageSource. “It’s just a dream come true.”

  • Hillary Clinton at a rally in Iowa

    Q&A: An Emersonian in Iowa

    Emerson College Journalism major Katie Burns ’18 traveled to Iowa last weekend to attend the caucuses and the political events leading up to it. She went with a group of students on a trip organized by Associate Professor Gregory Payne in the Communication Studies Department. Emerson College Today asked Burns about her experiences. Responses were edited.

  • Ted Cruz in Iowa

    Emerson beats other Iowa pollsters

    The Emerson College Polling Society had billionaire Donald Trump edging out Texas Sen. Ted Cruz by just one point, 27% to 26%, with Florida Sen. Marco Rubio a respectable third at 22%. Actual results had Cruz beating Trump, 28% to 24%, with Rubio in a close third at 23%. The majority of Iowa polls predicted Trump winning handily.


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