More than 65 Emerson College alumni descended on The Federal North Hollywood during a Welcome to the Neighborhood event sponsored by the Los Angeles Alumni Network in late September. Graduates from as recently as Spring 2018 crowded the bar to socialize and reconnect with old friends, share stories about their time at Emerson, and build connections with other alumni.
As I remind my children, fear and ignorance – not hatred – are the world’s great twin evils. After all, hatred is born out of fear and ignorance – not the other way around.
Jennifer Egan, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning A Visit from the Goon Squad, The Keep, and Look at Me, among several other novels and short stories, came to Emerson on Wednesday, October 24, to talk about her latest novel, Manhattan Beach, her writing process, and her fascination with absence.
The Emerson Lions Men’s And Women’s Cross Country teams had seven runners total named to the New England Women’s And Men’s Academic All-Conference Team on Tuesday.
What became clear to me early on in my Emerson career were two things. The first, was that though there were some resources for diversity inclusion on campus, there was no established place for graduate students of color in the WLP program to process their experiences. And the second, was that a majority of the faculty and staff at Emerson College were more than willing to support this initiative.
Robbie Shinder ’22 is organizing a Gun Violence Prevention Panel at the Cutler Majestic Theatre with March for Our Lives, the national student anti-gun violence organization that formed in the wake of the Parkland shootings. The event will be Tuesday, October 30, 6:00-8:00 pm, and is free and open to the public.
Emerson junior Parker Hughes recently was recognized by BostInno in this year’s 25 Rising Entrepreneurs and Technologists Under the Age of 25 for co-founding BRÜZD Foods, a company that rescues “ugly” but edible produce from the landfill and distributes it to subscribers.
Throughout the month of September, hundreds of alumni across the country came together for the annual Welcome to the Neighborhood event series.
Emerson Launch Director Sanjay Pothen wants students to know that there’s a place they can go to get mentoring, attend programs, and experiment with their wildest dreams.
Brother Nat, a new sung-through musical/opera co-written by Writing, Literature and Publishing Associate Professor Jabari Asim, will have a concert performance Thursday, October 25, 7:30 pm, at the Robert J. Orchard Stage.