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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    Rineman '05, Jimmy Fallon writer, in Globe

    Jon Rineman '05, writer on Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, is performing stand-up comedy in Boston August 1-3.

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    Emerson gets #9 Hollywood Reporter ranking

    The Hollywood Reporter has ranked Emerson College as the ninth best film school in the country for 2014.

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    Serizawa, MFA '01, profiled by Antioch Review

    Asako Serizawa, MFA ’01, was recently interviewed by Antioch Review about her story, “The Visitor,” which won the O. Henry Prize Award last year.

  • Marin, Bates

    Gubernatorial arts forum includes Emerson

    The majority of Massachusetts’ gubernatorial candidates pledged a renewed focus on the arts in a forum on July 15 at the Hanover Theatre in Worcester that was attended by several Emersonians.

  • LeBron James

    LeBron move sparks Emerson filmmakers

    Basketball star LeBron James' bombshell announcement this month that he's returning to his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers has reinvigorated Emerson filmmakers who documented the debacle with the help of Maria Menounos '00.

  • Soyk, McMillion

    Alumni's 'Hollow' gets Emmy nomination

    An alumna behind a groundbreaking documentary on poverty in rural West Virginia has been nominated for an Emmy Award just one year after graduating from Emerson.

  • Bobbi Brown

    Alumna Brown featured on CNN.com

    Makeup mogul Bobbi Brown ’79, founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, is featured in a “Leading Women” profile on CNN.com International.

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    Marketing students create Mary Kay campaign

    12 Marketing Communication students recently developed a mock campaign for Mary Kay Cosmetics and scored second place in their district as part of a national collegiate marketing competition.

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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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