On April 4 and 5, Emerson hosted the inaugural ComEx: Comedy Extravaganza. The two-day featured work from students in the nation’s first BFA in Comedic Arts program, as well as the campus’ dozen or so comedy troupes, and ended with a late-night talk show style panel featuring alumni comedy writers and stand-ups.
Emersonians have their hands, feet and hearts involved in the Boston Marathon in many ways.
Emerson College students recently participated in a crisis simulation in the school’s television studios as part of an exercise conducted in a Crisis Communication course taught by Communication Studies faculty member Owen Eagan.
Emerson College students showed up at the (online) voting booths for last week’s Student Government Association elections — increasing voter turnout by 230 percent compared to last spring’s turnout.
Award-winning journalist, speaker, and author Soledad O’Brien will give the commencement address at Emerson’s 2019 graduation ceremony, and will receive an honorary degree alongside three luminaries in the fields of history, documentary filmmaking, theatre, and higher education.
Emerson College alumni on the verge of breaking into the writers’ room spoke about their support staff roles, career dos and don’ts, and navigating the industry during a panel on April 6 at Emerson College Los Angeles that nearly 100 students and alumni attended.
Emerson’s 3rd Annual AFSP Out of the Darkness campus walk raised more than $7,000 for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
The Unlikely Strummers, a 25-member ukulele band based in Plainville, was featured on WCVB’s Chronicle recently. Founded by affiliated faculty member and anthropologist Cynthia Miller in 2017, the group has members with a range of interests, musical abilities, and careers.
Representation in theatre, and in the larger cultural and global narrative, remains a critical conversation that requires action.
A record 305 nominations were submitted for this year’s Emerson College Teacher Awards, which were whittled down to three faculty members to receive the prestigious awards.