Emma Jerzyk

Editor-in-Chief and President

Emma currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of The Herald and President of its parent company, The Brown Daily Herald, Inc. Prior to that she worked as a metro editor, a senior staff writer for the metro section, head graphics editor and a member of the poll committee. She is a junior from Hinsdale, IL studying computer science and Middle Eastern studies. When she's not in the office (which is not very often), Emma can be found working on data visualizations and making cold-brew coffee. Follow her on Twitter @ejerzyk.

Articles by Emma Jerzyk (63)

R.I. officials look at unemployment


R.I. officials look at unemployment

March 11, 2014 19 comments

As the national unemployment rate inches back toward pre-crisis figures, Rhode Island’s rate has followed the general trend.


Fishing for applicants with shiny hooks

February 28, 2014 18 comments

In an Office of Admission web video — as soft music plays in the background — John Krasinski reveals why “you should look no further than Brown University.”

City students take on transportation delays


City students take on transportation delays

February 20, 2014 0 comments

Many parents of Providence Public School District students have expressed concerns over student transportation issues this year.


Taveras delivers annual State of the City address

February 13, 2014 0 comments

Mayor Angel Taveras reviewed the progress of his 20-point economic development action plan in his State of the City address yesterday.


Taveras unveils plan to close gender wage gap

February 11, 2014 1 comment

Mayor Angel Taveras unveiled a three-pronged proposal last week to close the gender wage gap as part of his gubernatorial campaign.


Chafee proposes cutting Medicaid

February 6, 2014 0 comments

Gov. Chafee ’75 P’14 P’17 proposed cutting $43 mil from the state’s Medicaid program as part of a plan to resolve a projected $150 million budget deficit.

Many students navigate identities as well as opportunities for religious exploration and discovery when they arrive at Brown.


A moment of reflection: Religious identity at Brown

January 31, 2014 10 comments

“Universities are places where everything is challenged.” — Susan Harvey, chair of the department of religious studies


Transportation companies sue over regulation on non-taxi car services

November 7, 2013 4 comments

An online petition to repeal a minimum charge rule has collected over 2,100 signatures.


R.I. group launches initiative to bolster state confidence

October 31, 2013 0 comments

The campaign focuses both on growing local industries and personal stories of success.

A new study conducted in the Advanced Baby Imaging Lab examined how changes in the brain correlate with language development. To conduct brain imaging scans of infants, researchers waited for them to fall asleep.

Science & Research

Imaging study probes language acquisition

October 22, 2013 0 comments

The study examined the structural changes that occur as infants and children develop language.

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