Emerson College Today

  • Gathering caps week of diversity talk

    During Martin Luther King Jr. Week this year, departments and groups across campus were encouraged to hold Conversations on Race and Difference. On Friday, January 22, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion held a Summit on Race and Difference, and invited participants to debrief each other on their conversations and look ahead together. Before participants left on Friday afternoon, Spears asked each of them to sign up for one of several working groups that would come up with specific projects around increasing diversity and inclusion at Emerson, and put them into effect.

  • Curriculum Internationalization Studio participants

    Emerson faculty invited to meet innovators

    Innovation@Emerson will be held on Wednesday, February 3, 5:00–7:00 pm, in the Bordy Theater and Auditorium. Participants can learn about the Iwasaki Library’s PLANS for Information Literacy, which brought together teams of faculty around integrating information literacy into curricula, and the Curriculum Internationalization Studio, which works with faculty either to develop new courses with an international focus, or to add more international elements to existing courses.

  • Councilor Ayanna Pressley

    Councilor Pressley Speaks at MLK Breakfast

    Boston City Councilor-At-Large Pressley was the keynote speaker at the Third Annual Martin Luther King Community Leaders Breakfast, held January 20 in the Bordy Theater and Auditorium, and sponsored by the College’s Elma Lewis Center for Civic Engagement, Learning, and Research. The event was part of Emerson’s weeklong celebration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy.

  • Spirit of Emerson Awards

    College Seeking 'Spirit of Emerson'

    The Spirit of Emerson Awards are given annually to people or groups who embody the “Spirit of Emerson,” defined as “that which increases the radiance, reputation, pro-social organizations, and/or creative, positive expression of Emerson College.”

  • Emerson Women's Soccer Team

    Women’s Soccer Team Awarded for GPA

    The Lions, who collectively earned a 3.64 GPA during the 2014-15 academic year, were recognized by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) for earning above a 3.0 GPA, putting them in the top 2.38% of all NCAA teams winning the award.

  • Bob Nesson on location

    Nesson receives grant for documentary

    Documentary filmmaker and Emerson College faculty Bob Nesson was awarded a $10,000 grant from Mass Humanities to work on a new project following men and women as they return to their communities after serving time in prison. The grant was part of Mass Humanities’ “Negotiating the Social Contract” initiative.

  • Mark Vashro and Jim Cummings on Thunder Road set

    Short film by alumnus selected by Sundance

    Jim Cummings' '09 Thunder Road, produced by Mark Vashro '08, was one of 17 American short films to get into this year's Sundance Film Festival, being held this month. It tells the story of a cop grieving over his mother -- in his own way.

  • business class

    Launch Camp to boost student startups

    Emerson Launch, the College's student startup incubator program, is hosting Launch Camp, an event to energize teams already in the program, and introduce would-be entrepreneurs to the Launch experience.


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