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  • Thomas Grace

    Kent State Shooting Survivor Speaks at Emerson College

    Thomas Grace, author of Kent State: Death and Dissent in the Long Sixties, was in Emerson’s Beard Room to discuss and sign copies of his new book. As Grace writes in the book: “I arrived in the fall of 1968 on the campus of Kent State University hoping to study history, not to be a part of it.”

  • Robynn Singer-Baefsky

    Student Aces Class by Predicting NY Primary Results

    On Sunday, April 17, with the focus on who would win Monday’s Boston Marathon, Robynn Singer-Baefsky, a sophomore Political Communication student at Emerson College, was crunching the numbers on who would be victorious in another high-profile  competition—Tuesday’s New York presidential primary.

  • Gold Key Honor Society

    104 Inducted into Gold Key Honor Society

    Students were inducted in a ceremony held in the Tufte Performance and Production Center’s Semel Theater, to an audience full of friends and family members. In addition, three Emerson faculty members were presented with teaching awards for their service, skill, and innovation in the classroom.

  • Ignite the Night

    Ballroom as Classroom: Nonprofit Fundraising Class Runs Benefit for Burn Survivors

    Every aspect of Ignite the Night -- A Celebration Benefiting Burn Thrivers Worldwide is being planned and executed by Edelstein’s class, part of Emerson’s new Nonprofit Communication Management minor. Students chose their own roles in the campaign—public relations, outside sponsorship, entertainment, facility, food—and wrote their own job descriptions, senior scholar-in-residence Cathy Edelstein said.

  • Alden Jones

    Emerson Faculty Honored for Excellence in Teaching

    David Kishik, assistant professor of philosophy, won the Helaine and Stanley Miller Award for Outstanding Teaching; Alden Jones, affiliated faculty in writing, won the Alan L. Stanzler Award for Excellence in Teaching; and Rhiannon Luyster, assistant professor of communication disorders, won the Alumni Award for Teaching and Innovation.

  • Autism awareness Paramount

    April Events Look to Teach Emerson About Autism

    Community members will have a chance to learn more about autism throughout the month of April, when Emerson College celebrates Autism Awareness Month with a full slate of events that aim to educate, entertain, and enlighten. The campaign is sponsored by the Disability Services Office, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department.

  • Yasser Munif and Robin Yassin-Kassab

    Authors Urge West to Listen to Syrian Voices

    Robin Yassin-Kassab and Leila Al-Shami, authors of Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War, spoke to an audience of Emerson students and faculty on March 30 about the failure of the West to acknowledge the complete picture.

  • Sports Comm workshop in Barcelona

    Students Learn About Sports, PR, Culture in Barcelona

    Over two dozen students and faculty members came to the Bordy Theater to hear highlights of Communication students' trip to Barcelona and Lisbon.  A reception followed the seminar at Fajitas and ‘Ritas with Enric Ordeix Rigo, a faculty member at Blanquerna University, Emerson’s sister school in Barcelona.