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  • 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.

  • Urbonaite

    Project by Urbonaite ’16 in Berlin film festival

    A film project by Gabriele Urbonaite ’16 is one of only nine worldwide selected for a workshop at the Berlin International Film Festival in Germany, which begins this Thursday, February 5.

  • Blanco

    Richard Blanco, 5th inaugural poet of U.S., visits Emerson

    Emerson students received some sound advice on February 4 from one of poetry’s most accomplished individuals. Richard Blanco, the fifth inaugural poet of the United States, paid the College a visit for a reading of his work and a discussion with students. 

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    Patriots parade rolls by Emerson campus

    Emerson and the city of Boston were alive with pride for the New England Patriots on February 4 as the Super Bowl XLIX champions paraded through downtown Boston past the Emerson main campus on Boylston and Tremont streets.

  • Kelly Bates

    College celebrates Community Engagement Classification

    Emerson students, faculty, and staff attended a reception January 30 celebrating the College’s Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation, which recognizes the College for its high level of commitment to civic and community engagement.

  • International

    Coffee and conversation for international students

    Several of Emerson’s international students participated in the International Coffee and Conversation event in Common Ground, a new community space in the Walker Building, on January 29, where they discussed everything from snow to the Super Bowl in an informal setting with hot chocolate, coffee, and healthy snacks.

  • Brooks Russell

    Former College Administrator Brooks Russell Dies

    Brooks Russell ’72, a longtime Emerson administrator who is remembered best for his outsized personality, died January 29 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. He was 84 and had been a resident of Wakefield, Massachusetts.

  • Peniel Joseph

    Joseph ties MLK memory to Ferguson

    Tufts University History Professor Peniel Joseph joined the Emerson community January 30 for a talk on correlations between past and current black movements and an explanation of why civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. should be remembered as revolutionary. 

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