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.

For the latest College news and upcoming events, visit the News & Events section.

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    Smith '15 becoming teacher in Iraq

    Taylor Smith ’15 said her recent decision to work abroad was not a surprise to anyone, but eyebrows were raised when she revealed the location. She’s moving to Iraq to become a teacher at an international school.

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    Common Ground podcast launched

    Emerson’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion has launched a new podcast, “Common Ground,” which is produced by students and staff and covers a range of topics relating to inclusive excellence, diversity, and social justice.

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    Thousands gather for ADA 25th anniversary

    Thousands of people marched on Boston Common on July 22 in honor of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which affords legal protection to people with disabilities nationwide.

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    21 Emersonians nominated for Emmy Awards

    Twenty-one Emerson community members working in the television industry have received nominations for the 67th Emmy Awards, which will be broadcast live September 20 on the FOX network.

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    Emerson celebrating 25th ADA anniversary

    Emerson’s Disabilities Services Office and FACE Lab will be hosting informational tables at the 25th anniversary celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on Boston Common on Wednesday, July 22, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. 

  • Jennifer Coolidge

    Coolidge ’85 applauded in Boston Globe review

    Actress and comedian Jennifer Coolidge ’85 plays the lead role in Saving Kitty, a play by Marisa Smith, showing through August 2 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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    Annie Jin receiving Mann Stearns Award

    Seunga Venus “Annie” Jin, assistant professor in Marketing Communication, has been named the 2015 recipient of Emerson’s Norman and Irma Mann Stearns Distinguished Faculty Award.

  • Guilfoil, MA '10, grows police, fire PR business

    John Guilfoil, MA ’10, was interviewed for MassLive.com about his growing public relations business for local police and fire departments in Massachusetts.

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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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