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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    Emerson LA offers 3 new summer courses

    Emerson College Los Angeles has announced it will offer three new courses this summer: Entertainment Law Exposed, The Fundamentals of Makeup Artistry, and Rosarito Public Diplomacy.

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    E3 Conference set for April 19

    The ninth annual Emerson Entrepreneurship Experience (E3) Conference will be held Saturday, April 19, from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm at the Bordy Theater, 216 Tremont Street, and feature nine new student business ventures as well as speakers from the Boston business community.

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    Bobbi Brown '79 named Yahoo beauty editor

    Bobbi Brown ’79, world-renowned makeup artist and entrepreneur, has been named editor-in-chief of Beauty for Yahoo.

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    Schubin '11 finalist for Lenya Competition

    Jim Schubin ’11 is one of 14 exceptionally talented young singer-actors selected as finalists for the 2014 Lotte Lenya Competition, held annually by the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music.

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    Mathieu '96, Knight jam for Live Music Week

    WERS host George Knight and WBZ-AM anchor Joe Mathieu '96, both guitarists, held a recording session in the WERS studios for Live Music Week that runs April 5-13.

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    Helen Rose '38 dies peacefully at home

    Helen Carlotta Rose ’38, Emerson Trustee Emerita, died peacefully at her Palm Beach, Florida, home on March 23.

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    Recent graduates win Peabody Award

    Elaine McMillion, MFA ’13, and Jeff Soyk, MFA ’13, have won a Peabody Award for their critically acclaimed documentary, Hollow, which examines a rural county in West Virginia.

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    Student filmmaker receives cash award

    Nineteen student films were featured at the 14th Annual Emerson College Film Festival in the Bright Family Screening Room of the Paramount Center on March 30.

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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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