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  • Megan Marshall

    Marshall comments on pianist Evans for WSJ

    Megan Marshall, Charles Wesley Emerson Professor in the Writing, Literature and Publishing Department, appeared in the May 26 Wall Street Journal to offer a guest opinion on the work of pianist Bill Evans.

  • alumni weekend

    Alumni Weekend to celebrate milestones

    Nearly 600 Emerson College alumni, faculty members, leaders, and their friends and family are expected to attend this year’s annual Alumni Weekend, held May 29 – 31 on the Boston campus.

  • Current Emerson Publishing Students network with Alumni at the New England Book Show: Rosie Gutmann (MA '16), Gabrelle Roman (MA '16) and Matt Jackson  (MA '15) talk with Casey Brown (MA '12). Photo by David Sterling.

    WLP well-represented at New England Book Show

    Writing, Literature and Publishing students and MA Publishing & Writing and MFA Creative Writing alumni were a large part of the 58th Annual New England Book Show that took place on May 5 at Symphony Hall in Boston.

  • Megan Marshall

    Speakers leave Class of 2015 with inspiration

    Good Morning America host Robin Roberts was the best-known person on stage at the 135th Emerson College Commencement Ceremony at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center on May 18, but words of inspiration came from several other distinguished guests and students as the Class of 2015 bid farewell.

  • Pailthorpe

    Students design violence prevention games

    A First-Year Writing Program class focusing on game design—and taught by a member of the Emerson Engagement Lab—this spring created four games that teach fellow students how to intervene when witnessing power–based interpersonal violence, which includes sexual assault.

  • Robin Roberts

    Robin Roberts gives unscripted Commencement Address

    Robin Roberts spoke from the heart—opting not to use written remarks—when delivering the 135th Emerson College Undergraduate Commencement Address at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center this morning.

  • Nyla Wissa

    Snapshot of Class of 2015

    Recent grads share what's next...

  • JASPER

    Library releases JASPER academic journal

    Emerson’s Iwasaki Library recently published its first issue of JASPER: the Journal of Academic & Scholarly Prose & Emerson Research.