During last month’s “Authentic Encounters,” the Emerson community gathered at Center Stage to address the value of everyday communication through students sharing their stories and reflecting on the impacts of conversation and human interaction.
It’s no secret that Emerson students go the extra mile for a creative challenge, always working on some amazing new project and getting heavily involved with about a dozen extracurriculars. This “doing the most” culture is something that sets us apart—but we have to remember that, sometimes, it’s O.K. to take a step back.
Filmmakers and crewmembers from the independent film I May Regret, including two Emerson alumni who worked on the movie to while students in the LA program, spoke about the experience during a screening and Q&A on November 26.
With over three decades of research on the ways people use laughter in everyday interactions, Emerson Communication Studies Professor Phillip Glenn’s insights are being shared around the world – most recently in the prestigious New York Review of Books.
November’s midterm elections had a shocking effect on the national level as the Democratic Party had not gained more seats in the House of Representatives since 1974 – and Emerson College alumni were major forces behind-the-scenes.
Golden Globe winner Krista Vernoff, writer/executive producer for hit shows such as ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy and Showtime’s Shameless, will be the Spring 2019 Semel Chair in Screenwriting.
Local musicians and guests had the opportunity to play their original compositions and receive feedback during a Women in Music Licensing event at Emerson College Los Angeles last month.
A recognized trailblazer in the communication field, Professor Richard West’s dedication to researching and writing about family communication is evident in his latest publication, The Routledge Handbook of Communication and Bullying – the first comprehensive book to address this topic.
Stan Nance, senior associate director of athletics, is responsible for recruiting student-athletes to Emerson and has worn a number of hats in Athletics since arriving on campus in 2003. In 2009, he won a Distinguished Service Award for his contributions to the College.
For Emerson grad Dan Adams ’13, writing about Massachusetts’ now legal and emerging marijuana industry is much more than stoner puns.