Boston’s city government cleared the way for Emerson College to build a new residence hall at 1-3 Boylston Place — a scaled-down version of the proposal that was declined in August 2013.
The Student Government Association approved an appeal for funds for the Emerson Poetry Project help fund a five-day trip to the 2014 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational.
To better understand student impressions of the phrase “academic challenge” and gauge student knowledge of the ProArts Consortium, the Office of Institutional Research is hosting focus groups and compiling survey data.
On Jan. 31, two students reported being kissed without their consent while walking near the Park Street station on Boston Common, and another student reported a similar incident while riding the train from Central Square to Park Street.
Student turnout continued to be low at the final presentations by candidates for Emerson’s new sexual assault prevention and response advocate.
The Student Government Association accepted four resignations and appointed two commissioners to fill open positions during the first meeting of the semester on Tuesday.
At least 19 people have made donations of $10,000 or more to the Los Angeles Center fundraising campaign, a three-year effort to secure $20 million for the college launched in July 2013.
Anthony L. Pinder, Emerson’s newest administrator, will work closely with administrators, students, and faculty members across Emerson’s campuses to create a global strategy for the college.
An internal college task force has begun to evaluate Emerson’s policies on sexual assault response and prevention.
The Iwasaki Library is organizing a design team made up of the faculty library committee and undergraduate and graduate students to brainstorm the future of the vacant space, former home to the Will & Grace set.
Roger House, journalism professor, organized Emerson’s first ever Victory Stride, a program celebrating the civil rights movement.
To honor Baehr and continue to support the popular program, Emerson established the Karl Baehr Memorial Fund in December, according to Donald Hurwitz, associate professor and interim chair of the marketing communication department. The fund was announced formally at Baehr’s Jan. 17 memorial.
Emerson has started working with Preservica, an online archiving company, to store and display its historical records—including campus blueprints, old college photos, and primary sources documenting the rise of American comedy.
Two of the final four candidates for the sexual assault prevention and response advocate position, Kelly Wilt and Meghan Root, presented to faculty, staff, and students their visions for a state-of-the-art sexual assault training and service system at Emerson.
Faculty, staff, and students who knew Karl Baehr gathered with friends and family of the late marketing professor and senior executive-in-residence to remember his life and influence at a Jan. 17 memorial service at the Cutler Majestic Theater.