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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    Innovation focus of Overseers discussion

    Two alumni, who serve on Emerson's Board of Overseers, shared their expertise in marketing and innovation on October 28 in an event in the Max Mutchnick Campus Center called “Innovation Secrets That Will Make You Better at Everything You Do.”

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    Bright '76 honored by Caucus for Producers

    Kevin Bright '76, founding director of Emerson College Los Angeles, was honored by the Caucus for Producers, Writers, and Directors at Emerson Los Angeles on October 22.

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    Sharma, MS '83, named top advisor in Barron's

    Emerson Trustee Raj Sharma, MS ’83, has been recognized in the latest issue of Barron’s magazine as one of 15 “all-star” financial advisors. 

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    'Gunplay' looks at US relationship with guns

    Emerson College will stage a reading of Gunplay, a play by Frank Higgins that explores the complexity of America’s relationship with guns, on Monday, November 3, at 6:30 pm.

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    Family Weekend 2014 celebrated

    Hundreds of students and their parents participated in Family Weekend 2014, held October 17-19, with events ranging from the annual President’s Breakfast, Family Weekend Talent Showcase, EVVY Award Showcase, and numerous “Mini College Sessions” in classrooms with faculty members.

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    Vogel releases book on creative thinking

    Thomas Vogel, director of the Global Marketing Communication and Advertising graduate program, has released a new book, Breakthrough Thinking: A Guide to Creative Thinking and Idea Generation, which features Emerson alumni in its case studies.

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    Ratzan, MA '86, comments for CNBC on ebola

    Alumnus, health communicator, and member of the CDC Board of Scientific Counselors on Infectious Diseases Dr. Scott Ratzan shares his point of view on Ebola communication to date.

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    Banks '76 premieres TV One show at ELA

    Halloween came to Emerson College Los Angeles a bit early this year with the LA premiere screening of The Fright Night Files on October 14.

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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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