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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  • Charles Beard Program

    Boston teens take summer courses at Emerson

    A group of Boston Public Schools students are taking courses in conflict resolution, creative writing, and theater at Emerson July 6–17 as part of the College’s 10th annual Charles Beard Arts and Communication Exploration Program.

  • Jennifer Coolidge

    Coolidge’s stage performance in Boston Globe

    Actress and comedian Jennifer Coolidge ’85 is spending time this summer on stage (July 9–August 2). The Boston Globe interviewed her about her lead role as Kate in Marisa Smith’s Saving Kitty.

  • Jon Rineman

    Rineman ’05 in Boston Globe

    Head monologue writer for The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon Jon Rineman ’05 was interviewed by the Boston Globe about stand-up, the comedy business, and his time at Emerson.

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    ArtsEmerson named “2015 Best Theater” by Boston magazine

    Boston magazine’s 2015 “Best of Boston” issue applauds ArtsEmerson’s diverse productions—“ArtsEmerson certainly brings the world to its stages”— as well as its accessibility.

  • Weesner

    Former WLP prof. Ted Weesner dies at 79

    Author and former Writing, Literature and Publishing (WLP) Professor Ted Weesner died at Portsmouth Regional Hospital in New Hampshire on June 25, according to his online obituary. He was 79.

  • Romberg

    Memorial service scheduled for Ted Romberg

    Emerson College Professor Emeritus Theodore “Ted” Romberg died on June 25 after a brief illness, according to his family. He was 82 years old.

  • Greta Spoering

    Violence Prevention advocate reflects on year

    Greta Spoering is excited to have finished her first academic year working at Emerson College, where she is one of two advocates with Emerson’s Violence Prevention and Response, a confidential resource on campus.  

  • Chloe Jankowitz '09

    Jankowitz ’09 launches ice cream delivery service

    Chloe Jankowitz ’09 was profiled in Boston magazine on June 24 for launching a “CSA-style” artisanal ice cream delivery service called Scoopsies.

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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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