Press Releases

  • Emerson College to Increase Student Housing

    (December 17, 2014) BOSTON, MA—Emerson College has announced plans to begin construction on two student housing projects that will increase its Boston undergraduate housing capacity by more than 33 percent.

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    Emerson Los Angeles New Courses About Entertainment Industry

    Los Angeles (December 10, 2014)—Emerson College Los Angeles’ (ELA) Post-Graduate and Professional Studies Department is now offering classes for the LA-based community. 

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    Boston’s Black Nativity’s 44th Season Comes to Emerson

    November 17, 2014, Boston)—The 44th season of Langston Hughes’ Black Nativity, Boston’s production is the longest running gospel play in the country and it has been a Boston favorite holiday tradition since 1970.

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    Professor Dr. Richard West Honored with Bernard J. Brommel Award

    Boston, MA (November 12, 2014)—On Saturday, November 22, 2014, Dr. Richard West, professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Emerson College, will receive the 2014 Bernard J. Brommel Award for Outstanding Scholarship or Distinguished Service in Family Communication from the National Communication Association.

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    Emerson Los Angeles Lecture on Bionic Body

    Emerson College Los Angeles presents “The Bionic Body: Representations of Disability in Post-Human Culture” by author, dramaturg, theatre scholar and Fellow-in-Residence, Associate Professor Magda Romanska.

  • Emerson College Presents Gunplay—Explores Impact of Guns on American Life

    (October 23, 2014) BOSTON, MA—On Monday, November 3, Emerson College will stage a reading of Gunplay, a play by Frank Higgins that explores the complexity of America’s relationship to guns. 

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    Emerson mourns student Jocelyn Straus

    In an email to the Emerson community, President Lee Pelton shared news that Jocelyn Amelia Straus ’18, who was a first-year student studying Political Communication and was in the College’s Honors Program, died unattended in her Colonial Residence Hall room Tuesday night. Boston Police responded to assist the College’s staff. The Boston Medical Examiner will determine the cause of death.

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    Emerson's 14th Annual Film Festival

    Emerson College Los Angeles’ 14th Annual Film Festival kicks off this year on Friday, October 10, bringing together students, alumni, faculty and the community for two days to celebrate Emerson student films, showcase select alumni and faculty work, and learn from industry leaders.


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