The Writing, Literature, and Publishing department plans to offer an online master’s program in Popular Writing in Publishing by 2016. It will be the country’s first fully online master of fine arts degree that focuses on creative writing, according to President M. Lee Pelton’s State of the College letter.
The Daily Free Press, Boston University’s independent student-run newspaper, was recently in jeopardy of having its print edition fold after its printer gave the organization an end-of-year deadline to pay off its debt of nearly $70,000.
Four senior administrators in the Office of the Arts will change positions or leave Emerson by next year, according to recent emails sent to the Emerson community.
Lawyers for Emerson College and four administrators named in a civil lawsuit restated their arguments against the validity of the plaintiff’s case in a Nov. 10 filing.
Faculty, staff, and students joined members of the Emerson Engagement Lab on Thursday in the Beard Room to review the results of the online game Emerson Uncommon.
Thomas Michael Menino, Boston’s longest-serving mayor, left behind a legacy that has helped make Emerson the campus students recognize today. His death on Oct. 30, which came after a year of battling cancer, gave members of the Emerson community, past and present, a chance to reflect on all he did for the school.
At Emerson’s memorial for Jocelyn Amelia Straus, student and faculty speakers recounted experiences they shared with her at Emerson. The event, held on Nov. 7 at the Bill Bordy Theater, was meant to remember and celebrate Straus, a freshman who took her own life last month.
Sophomore Brigitte Bakalar created an online petition on Oct. 30 to create a conversation about having better food, cleaner cooking and eating facilities, and healthier choices at the school.
For every $10 students donate to Active Minds through the fundraiser, participants will be entered to win two tickets for dinner at Pelton’s house.
After much deliberation, the council decided that it would grant an additional $2,347 to the group just for this semester’s budget.
President Emily Solomon asked Matson to meet with SGA after members of the association expressed their interest in meeting with her at the beginning of the semester.
As of this semester, visual and media arts students on the production track do not choose specializations, according to Brooke Knight, the head of the department.
Focus groups, conducted on Oct. 30 and Nov. 3, are part of a much larger case study being performed on Emerson by a class from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education, according to Amy Ansell, Emerson’s dean of liberal arts.
With its walls of windows and distinctive design, Emerson Los Angeles was named a “presidential honoree” by the American Institute of Architects, according to recent press release from the center’s structural design firm.
The United States Department of Education published a set of amendments to the Jeanne Clery Act last month that require stricter policies for reporting stalking, sexual assault, domestic violence, and dating violence.