Featured Alumni News

Nearly every day, it seems we’re hearing about something new that Emerson alumni are bringing to the fields of communications and the arts. Whether they’re making movies, creating plays, or planning political campaigns, Emersonians are innovators. They are changing how we see, feel, and experience the world.

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  • Bianca de la Garza

    De la Garza ’97 interviewed in the Boston Globe

    Alumna Bianca de la Garza ’97 discusses the progression of her career as a longtime television anchor and the behind-the-scenes of her new show, Bianca Unanchored.

  • Powell, Dobens

    E3 student business expo on April 24

    Emerson students will be competing in the 10th annual Emerson Entrepreneurship Experience (E3) Exposition on Friday, April 24, when 17 student-created business ventures will be presented to local business leaders and the community.

  • Lipper

    Lipper '91 will live-tweet on Monday, April 20

    David Lipper '91, known for acting in Sons of Liberty and Full House, will live-tweet from @LipDude for 30 minutes beginning at 3:00 pm (EST) on Monday, April 20. @EmersonCollege will re-tweet many of the comments.

  • Bent

    Bent '85 performs at White House Egg Roll

    Faculty member Mike Bent ’85, a stand-up comedian and magician, says performing at the White House’s annual Easter Egg Roll never gets old—even though he’s done it for nearly a decade.

  • Dysart

    Dysart '56, MS '81, dies at age 86

    Richard Dysart ’56, MS ’81, an actor best known for his role on L.A. Law, died on April 5 at his Santa Monica, California, home, according to numerous media reports. He was 86.

  • Chris Kane

    Mom of two, Kane '16 co-leads polling club

    It’s common for the fellow students of Chris Kane ’16 to mistake her for a professor, but that doesn’t bother her. “I don’t mind at all,” said the mother of two, who is majoring in Political Communication through the Communication Studies Department. 

  • Guy Ben-Aharon

    Ben-Aharon '12 featured in the Boston Globe

    Alumnus and Founder of Israeli Stage Guy Ben-Aharon talks about Ulysses on Bottles, a drama about an Israeli Arab in violation of the Israeli government’s travel and trade restrictions. 

  • Norman Lear

    Lear ’44 OpEd featured in the New York Times

    Alumnus Norman Lear's OpEd in the New York Times addresses changes in PBS programming that could "devastate independent documentary filmmaking."

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Michael Moats

Writing in Politics

The West Wing got him hooked, but it was his writing skills that got him there. Michael Moats, MFA ’10, came to Emerson as a graduate student in creative writing. He never thought he’d leave as a political speechwriter.

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