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  • Shepard film

    Josue '01 releases Matthew Shepard documentary

    An Emerson alumna who was close friends with Matthew Shepard—the gay man brutally murdered in Laramie, Wyoming, in 1998 due to his sexual orientation, which sparked nationwide hate crime legislation—is releasing a documentary, Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine, on Friday, February 13, in Los Angeles.

  • Zoom thumb

    Journalism class meets online in snowstorm

    Cancellation of classes at Emerson College (and nearly all colleges in Boston) due to the effects of yet another massive snowstorm did not stop faculty member Cindy Rodriguez from teaching her Journalism class on Tuesday, February 10—utilizing an online conferencing site that allows the class to meet virtually.

  • Super Bowl 2015

    ELA students work Super Bowl Halftime Show

    A few lucky seniors at Emerson College Los Angeles who formerly worked for the Emerson Channel recently worked as talent escorts for the Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show.

  • Zamon

    Archives Leadership Institute chooses Zamon

    Christina Zamon, head of archives and special collections for Emerson, has been selected as a participant in the 2015 Archives Leadership Institute (ALI) at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, after participating in a competitive application process.

  • Pelton, Georges

    Pelton hosts Boston poet laureate at home

    Emerson President Lee Pelton held a cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception at his Beacon Hill home for newly named Boston poet laureate Danielle Legros Georges ’86.

  • A Far Cry

    Grammy-nominated group works with marketing students

    Students in a Marketing Communication class are crafting a marketing plan for a local chamber orchestra that happens to be nominated for a Grammy Award. The awards are being presented this Sunday, February 8.

  • Williams

    Carole Simpson reacts to Brian Williams story

    Carole Simpson, a Journalism faculty member and former anchor of ABC World News Tonight, reacts to the story about NBC News anchor Brian Williams allegedly lying about being shot at inside a helicopter in Iraq.

  • Abernathy

    Abernathy '80 shares dad's civil rights stories

    Actor and author Donzaleigh Abernathy ’80 shared stories about growing up as the daughter of civil rights leader Ralph Abernathy—which included marching from Selma to Montgomery—during a lecture at Emerson College Los Angeles on February 3.

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