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    53 students inducted into Gold Key Society

    Fifty-three students, along with faculty members Tulasi Srinivas, Aaron B. Daniels, and Mary Kovaleski Byrnes, were honored during the Gold Key Honor Society ceremony on April 27 at the Semel Theater.

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    Randolph speaking at Muse & Marketplace

    Ladette Randolph, editor-in-chief of Emerson literary magazine Ploughshares, is one of several presenters at the annual Muse and the Marketplace conference for writers at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel, May 1–3.

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    Robin Roberts to give Commencement undergrad address

    Robin Roberts of ABC's Good Morning America will provide the undergraduate address at the 135th Emerson College Commencement on May 18. Pulitzer Prize-winning Emerson professor and author Megan Marshall will provide the graduate address. 

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    Bent and students talk comedy on WBUR

    Emerson students and Michael Bent, Writing, Literature and Publishing faculty, spoke about comedy training on WBUR

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    Bent '85 performs at White House Egg Roll

    Faculty member Mike Bent ’85, a stand-up comedian and magician, says performing at the White House’s annual Easter Egg Roll never gets old—even though he’s done it for nearly a decade.

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    Defining masculinity topic of discussion

    Emerson Violence Prevention and Response (VPR) hosted a screening and subsequent discussion April 6 of a thought-provoking documentary, The Mask You Live In, which examines how young men and boys use societal cues to define masculinity.

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    Students reflect on global learning

    Emerson’s Office of Internationalization and Global Engagement is expanding its education abroad opportunities this summer with the new Global Pathway Program, which includes five new study abroad opportunities in Amsterdam, France, Greece, Ireland, and Mexico.

  • Asim on Angelou postal stamp in Washington Post

    Jabari Asim, associate professor in Writing, Literature, and Publishing, was first to question the release of a U.S. Postal Service stamp this week that purportedly quoted Maya Angelou. It turns out the quote was actually created by another author.