Emerson College Today

  • Lee Pelton

    Pelton Supports Immigration Reform

    Emerson College President Lee Pelton signed on to an amicus brief filed in a Supreme Court case supporting President Obama’s executive actions that protect millions of immigrant families from deportation and separation.

  • WGBH Partnership class

    Emerson Students Make WGBH Show Sing

    Students in Bavand Karim's WGBH Partnership course jumped into production on Sing That Thing, WGBH’s vocal competition show, now in its second season. 

  • Angela Cooke-Jackson

    Emerson Game Design Project to Teach Healthy Relationships

    Angela Cooke-Jackson, director/co-founder of Emerson Literacy Education and Empowerment Project (eLEEP), and Engagement Lab project manager Wade Kimbrough, recently were awarded a $5,000 grant from Seattle-based Ludus Foundation to build a game that teaches young people about sexual health and media literacy.

  • Brooklyn Sound

    Emerson Alumni Get the Band Back Together for Web Series

    We asked Julia Mattison '11 about her web show, Brooklyn Sound, collaborating with her fellow Emersonians, and dental hygiene.

  • ELA Hosts Prom Event for High School Girls in Need

    Eighty-five low-income and homeless high school girls receive prom dresses and accessories at an event hosted by Emerson College Los Angeles in collaboration with the Assistance League of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Unified School District. 

  • Sarah Green '81

    Producer/Alumna Sarah Green ’81 Talks Malick, Moviemaking

    Academy Award–nominated producer Sarah Green ’81 talked to a crowd of more than 100 Emerson College students, faculty, and alumni via Skype about her most recent collaboration with writer/director Terrence Malick following an advance screening of their film, Knight of Cups, on March 3. Green kicked off the conversation—held in the Paramount Center’s Bright Family Screening Room and moderated by local faculty, critic, and filmmaker Tim Jackson—by noting the complexity and relatability of Malick’s work.

  • NRG EVgo Emerson rEVolution Contest winner

    Electric Vehicle Video Wins Students $25,000 Scholarship

    Henry Maclean ’17 accepted a $25,000 scholarship on behalf of himself and two fellow filmmakers on March 1 for winning the Emerson rEVolution contest with their 32-second video about electric vehicles, “Power to Be Free.” The scholarship contest was held and funded by NRG EVgo, a Houston-based electric charging solutions company that looked to use the submissions to raise awareness of the global movement toward electric vehicles (EV). Contestants, all Emerson students, submitted 30- to 60-second videos showcasing the benefits of EVs, which were viewed by a panel of judges from EVgo and Emerson College that chose the top ten. Nearly 5,000 people voted to choose the winner from the judges’ selections.

  • Emerson Dining hall interior rendering-lower elevation view

    Emerson to Create Student Dining Center

    In an email message to the Emerson community, President Lee Pelton shared today that the Board of Trustees, upon the recommendation of an ad hoc task force previously announced (November 2015), unanimously approved a plan to restore and renovate 122-124 Boylston Street and 19 Boylston Place to create a permanent student dining facility and expanded social spaces that will be completed before the beginning of the fall of 2017.


Events Calendar

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