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  • MJ Halberstadt '10

    The Playwright in the Admission Office

    That Time the House Burned Down is the second of two plays Senior Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admission MJ Halberstadt ’10 is seeing produced this spring in Boston. That Time the House Burned Down is being presented by Fresh Ink Theatre April 8–23, at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, but before that, another of Halberstadt’s plays, The Launch Prize, will run March 3–20, at the Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts. Bridge Repertory Theater, of which Halberstadt is a founding artistic associate, is producing.

  • Alternative Spring Break in El Paso

    Making a Difference to Our Newest Neighbors

    Spring break is a chance to catch up with family and friends, recharge batteries, escape the cold.  It’s also a chance to change your life. This year, 12 students will travel to El Paso, Texas, to work with undocumented immigrants in the biggest border town in the United States. Three dozen more will stay local to help immigrant communities here in Boston as part of Alternative Spring Break (ASB).

  • Raj Sharma

    Emerson Trustee to Be Honored by American India Foundation

    Emerson College Trustee Raj Sharma MA '83, and his wife, Nalini, will receive a Special Recognition Award from the American India Foundation (AIF) for their role in founding the Boston Chapter of the AIF, and their leadership. The Sharmas, who are trustees of AIF, will receive their award at the foundation’s New England Gala on Saturday, March 26, at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel.

  • Sarah Green '81

    Emerson Alumna, Producer to Discuss New Malick Film

    Award-winning film producer and Emerson College alumna Sarah Green ’81 will return to campus via Skype following an advance screening of Terrence Malick’s Knight of Cups on Thursday, March 3. Anna Feder, programming manager and faculty in the Department of Visual and Media Arts, said film students and anyone interested in the industry should not miss the chance to hear Green speak. “She’s such an extraordinary talent among our alumni; you can see the lengthy resume she has and all the extraordinary films she’s worked on—she’s just a wealth of knowledge,” Feder said.

  • Ruth Grossman at FACELab

    Emerson Series Asks, “What Are YOU Working On?”

    On Wednesday, March 2, 12:00–1:00 pm, in Room 208 in the Ansin Building, Ruth Grossman, associate professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, will present her research on adults’ perceptions of teens with autism in “What Are YOU Looking At?” Co-organizer Mary Eberhardinger, a lecturer in the Communication Studies Department, said the talks look to “build a stronger research culture” at Emerson, which, unlike larger research institutions, doesn’t have many internal outlets for faculty and graduate students to present their work.

  • Communications conference in Bangkok

    Student, Faculty Present Communications Research in Bangkok

    Alexandra Howard ’17, a Political Communication major, and Communication Studies faculty Vincent Raynauld represented Emerson College at the Cross-Cultural Communication Conference in Bangkok, Thailand, on January 28 and 29. The conference, organized by Emerson and other global universities, featured research on topics including corporate communication, marketing communication, and political communication.

  • 'Para' simulation

    German Film, Art Scholars Coming to Emerson

    On Friday, February 26, 6:00–8:00 pm, Professor Hans-Ulrich Reck, rektor of the Academy of Media Arts (Kunsthochschule für Medien, KHM), will present a screening of Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Accattone (1961) in the Bright Family Screening Room at the Paramount Center. Then, on Saturday, February 27, after dark, Para, a video installation created by Mischa Kuball, international conceptual artist and assistant professor at KHM, will open at 555 Washington Street. The display will be on view through April 10.

  • Russell Granet

    Alumnus Named to Number Two Spot at Lincoln Center

    Emerson College alumnus Russell Granet ’87 has been named executive vice president of Lincoln Center Education, Community Engagement, and International, where he will oversee the New York–based performing arts organization’s global consulting division, as well as advocacy and outreach to local schools and nonprofits.

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