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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    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.

  • Scott Ratzan

    Ratzan ’86 on Ebola communication on CNBC.com

    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.

  • Banks

    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.

  • Herzog

    Herzog '81 in Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame

    Emerson College Trustee Doug Herzog ’81, president of Viacom Entertainment Group, will be inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame on October 20.

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    Fox 25 tour puts Emerson in spotlight

    What do Emersonians do with their Friday mornings? Hang out with local news stations, of course! Boston's Fox 25 News broadcasted its morning show live from Emerson October 17 as part of it's "Fox 25 Campus Tour" series.

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    Norman Lear celebrated on GMA

    Legendary television producer Norman Lear ’44 was featured on ABC’s Good Morning America for his remarkable career and hit shows.

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    Film festival transforms Emerson LA

    For the first time ever, the College’s annual film festival was held at Emerson College Los Angeles last weekend, October 10–11.

  • Pathways students

    PATHWAYS program featured in Boston Globe

    emersonPATHWAYS, a newly launched program geared toward Boston public high school students, was the subject of a front-page story in the Boston Globe’s G/Arts section.

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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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