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Emerson College's student newspaper

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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Dr. Brent Smith. Photo credit: Twitter

Chair of marketing communication department named Interim Dean of School of Communication

By Adri Pray, News Editor
May 8, 2022

Chair of the marketing communication department Dr. Brent Smith will succeed Dean Raul Reis as Dean of the School of Communication, per a community-wide email correspondence sent Friday morning by Interim...

Cheryl Owsley Jackson speaking to the staff of The Harvard Crimson in 2019.

Cheryl Owsley-Jackson to leave Emerson after “less rewarding” experiences

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
July 26, 2021

Senior Journalist-in-Residence Cheryl Owsley-Jackson will not be returning to Emerson in the fall, and will instead take up a position at Indiana University, her alma mater. Her departure, announced...

Trent (center right) was remembered as a pioneer in the field of Political Communication.

Emerson faculty reflects on passing of Judith Trent, political communications icon

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
December 10, 2020

Dr. Judith Trent’s only official post at Emerson was as a guest lecturer in 1996. But to many in the School of Communication, she will be remembered as much more. Trent passed away on Nov. 26, in...

Communications professor Deion Hawkins speaks at a Campus on the Common Podcast live event.

Campus on the Common Live Podcast touches on race, gender, sustainable future

By Lily Schutt
September 29, 2020

The School of Communication held its first ever Campus on the Common LIVE podcast Wednesday to discuss representation among marginalized groups at Emerson in a dialogue between students, faculty, and administration.  Communications...

Panelist speak at Emersons Perspectives on Race and the Boston Media on March 26. Hannah Ebanks / Beacon Correspondent

Panel highlights diverse Boston voices in media

By Dana Gerber, News Editor
March 29, 2019

The School of Communication hosted a panel featuring four Boston media professionals on Tuesday, March 26 as part of its new Diverse Voices in Communication initiative. The public event was held in...

FiveThirtyEight ranked Emerson’s Polling Society as the second-most accurate pollster in the nation in 2018. Beacon Archives

School of Communication to debut new minors in fall 2019

By Anissa Gardizy
February 28, 2019

The School of Communication will debut two minors in fall 2019—one in pre-law and one in public diplomacy—and a new minor in polling is under review, according to a college official.   Student...

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