Emerson’s Office of Research and Creative Scholarship (ORCS) has gathered together examples of faculty research, writing, artistic work, classroom projects, and media engagements around the impact of the coronavirus, police brutality, and social change. The work originates from nearly every department and institute on campus, and has continued through the summer.
When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, forcing people to turn to each other for help, the Emerson Engagement Lab was one of the places Boston City Councilor Andrea Campbell turned.
Emerson College’s Journalism Department and Engagement Lab teamed up with several noteworthy nonprofit media outlets during the 2018-2019 school year to expose corruption around gun sales throughout Massachusetts. (Image from makefoia.work)
What will the future of Boston be like? Will there be flying cars? Will services, like education and street maintenance, be equitable? Beta Blocks is a participatory imagination project about future Boston that supports local communities to question and explore the role of new technologies in the places they live.
Emerson’s Engagement Lab has launched two initiatives designed by and for formerly incarcerated citizens to help them successfully return to their communities.
Part 1 of the Journalism Department’s investigative series on guns in Massachusetts published this week on The Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism (BINJ) website and was picked up by Politico. The … Continue Reading Journalism Department’s Investigative Series Publishes on BINJ, Politico
Emerson’s Civic Media and Journalism Professor Paul Mihailidis delves deep into the values that support human connection in today’s digital culture throughout his new book, Civic Media Literacies: Re-Imagining Human Connection in an Age of Digital Abundance.
Vice President and Special Assistant to President Pelton’s Office, Donna Heiland spoke with University Business Magazine about the College’s online game to engage the campus in its strategic plan. Created … Continue Reading Heiland, Engagement Lab in University Business