Emerson College Today

  • Anthony Pinder

    Emerson faculty move forward, share ideas

    Innovation@Emerson featured faculty who took part in one of two initiatives: the PFCI Curriculum Internationalization Studio, which helped faculty globalize existing courses or start new internationally focused ones; and PLANS for Information Literacy, which was aimed at beefing up first-year foundational courses through better research and sharing.

  • Julie Hennrikus

    Emerson faculty in a who wunnit?

    This week, Julie Hennrikus’s mystery, Just Killing Time, published under the pen name Julianne Holmes, was nominated for a 2015 Agatha Award for Best First Novel. “I can’t tell you what this nomination means to me,” said Hennrikus, who teaches arts management at Emerson and is executive director of StageSource. “It’s just a dream come true.”

  • Ted Cruz in Iowa

    Emerson beats other Iowa pollsters

    The Emerson College Polling Society had billionaire Donald Trump edging out Texas Sen. Ted Cruz by just one point, 27% to 26%, with Florida Sen. Marco Rubio a respectable third at 22%. Actual results had Cruz beating Trump, 28% to 24%, with Rubio in a close third at 23%. The majority of Iowa polls predicted Trump winning handily.

  • Hillary Clinton at a rally in Iowa

    Q&A: An Emersonian in Iowa

    Emerson College Journalism major Katie Burns ’18 traveled to Iowa last weekend to attend the caucuses and the political events leading up to it. She went with a group of students on a trip organized by Associate Professor Gregory Payne in the Communication Studies Department. Emerson College Today asked Burns about her experiences. Responses were edited.

  • Solidarity poster

    #BlackLivesMatter founders coming to Emerson

    Opal Tometi, social activist and co-creator of the viral hashtag, and Janaya Khan, co-founder of Black Lives Matter Toronto, will speak in the Bright Family Screening Room at the Paramount Center on Wednesday, February 10, 7:00 pm. Black History Month is organized by Emerson’s Black Organization with Natural Interests (EBONI) and sponsored by a number of campus organizations.

  • The documentary Best and Most Beautiful Things will premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival

    Bright '76 and Recent Grads to Debut Film at SXSW

    Documentary executive produced by Emerson College Los Angeles Vice President and Founding Director Kevin Bright '76, and directed by alumnus Garrett Zevgetis MA’05, will premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival in March. 

  • Brenda Wrigley

    Wrigley works to advance diversity in PR

    Brenda Wrigley, chair of the Marketing Communication Department, has been named to the Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee of the Plank Center Board. The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations, based at the University of Alabama, has a mission “to help develop and recognize outstanding diverse public relations leaders, role models, and mentors to advance ethical public relations in an evolving, global society,” according to its webpage.

  • ELA Vice President and Founding Director Kevin Bright '76 and legendary producer/director Don Mischer

    Don Mischer on the Risks, Rewards of Live TV

    Legendary producer and director Don Mischer shared personal stories and offered live-TV tips to students, alumni, and friends at ELA on January 28.



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