Emerson College Today

  • Acappellics Anonymous

    Accepted Students Get the Emerson Experience

    For those accepted high school students still trying to make up their minds about Emerson, Picture Yourself at Emerson Day was designed to show off the College’s strengths and opportunities. In the morning, prospective students attended mock classes in majors that interest them while family and friends sat through overviews of Emerson’s academic and co-curricular offerings. In the afternoon, participants could take campus tours and check out the facilities.

  • Linda Reisman

    Reisman’s 'The Danish Girl' Picks Up Oscar

    Linda Reisman, senior distinguished producer-in-residence at Emerson College, was executive producer of The Danish Girl, which won Alicia Vikander a Best Supporting Actress Oscar at the 88th Academy Awards ceremony on February 28. The film also was nominated for Best Actor (Eddie Redmayne), Production Design, and Costume Design.

  • Designer Adele Masengo Ngoy

    BLACKOUT Shines Light on Black Fashion

    Twenty-four Emerson students modeled Adele Masengo Ngoy’s outfits up and down the runway during the second BLACKOUT fashion show Friday, February 26. Ngoy has more than 30 years of experience in fashion design. The line modeled on Friday night is called “Miriam Makeba.”

  • 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.


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