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  • Jabari Asim

    Asim’s book reviewed, WBUR’s The Artery

    Only the Strong, a new novel written by Associate Professor of Writing, Literature and Publishing Jabari Asim, is reviewed on WBUR blog The Artery.

  • Weesner

    Former WLP prof. Ted Weesner dies at 79

    Author and former Writing, Literature and Publishing (WLP) Professor Ted Weesner died at Portsmouth Regional Hospital in New Hampshire on June 25, according to his online obituary. He was 79.

  • Greta Spoering

    Violence Prevention advocate reflects on year

    Greta Spoering is excited to have finished her first academic year working at Emerson College, where she is one of two advocates with Emerson’s Violence Prevention and Response, a confidential resource on campus.  

  • Inclusive Excellence Fellowship

    Faculty diversity workshop attendance doubles

    The number of Emerson faculty members who participated in the annual inclusive pedagogy workshop, called the Inclusive Excellence Faculty Fellows Program, increased significantly this year.

  • Jabari Asim

    Asim comments on Obama 'N-word' use

    Associate Professor Jabari Asim, who is editor-in-chief of the NAACP’s magazine, Crisis, commented for CNN and the Wall Street Journal on President Barack Obama’s use of the “N-word” racial slur during a discussion on race with podcaster Marc Maron this week.

  • Comedy students

    Comedy major launches at Emerson

    Starting this fall 2015, prospective students can apply to Emerson’s newly announced major in comedy—the first specialized Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Comedic Arts. 

  • Danielle Legros Georges

    Legros Georges '86 featured in Boston Globe

    Poet Laureate Danielle Legros Georges talks to the Boston Globe about moving to Mattapan from Haiti as a young girl and how she was exposed to the arts at an early age through the Haitian community in Boston as well as her own family.

  • Capital Building

    Washington Center gives Emerson top honor

    Emerson College has been named 2015 Private University of the Year by The Washington Center for its ongoing commitment to providing educational opportunities for students in the nation’s capital.