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.

  • Baehr

    Memories of Karl Baehr shared

    Colleagues, students, and family of Karl Baehr paid a final farewell to the faculty member in a memorial service at the Cutler Majestic Theatre on January 17.

  • Marzano

    Creative writing alum gets coveted fellowship

    Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich, MFA '10, recently won a $25,000 fellowship grant for creative writing through the National Endowment for the Arts.

  • feng

    Student-curated art exhibit opens

    Oppositional Realities, an art exhibition curated by Emerson students, is on open to the public January 16 through February 28 at the Huret & Spector Gallery.

  • Kathleen and Angela Montero

    Emerson Los Angeles opens to students

    The College founded its Los Angeles program more than 27 years ago, but this semester marks the first time the program has been housed in its own facility. 

  • O'Connell

    Alumna, TV exec praises Emerson LA

    For students deciding whether to attend Emerson College Los Angeles, Jennifer O'Connell '94, an executive at CORE Media Group, says, "I can't recommend it enough."

  • Denis Leary

    Leary '79 returns to FX for new pilot show

    Denis Leary '79 will write and star in Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, a new comedy from FX.

  • Whalen

    Whalen '14 to blend theatre and exercise

    Orrin Whalen '14 hopes to blend his theatre design experience with his passion for exercise when he arrives at the new Emerson College Los Angeles this weekend.

  • Montero

    Montero '14 gets BBC internship in LA

    Journalism major Kathleen Montero '14 flies from her Manhattan home to the new Emerson College Los Angeles this weekend for an internship with BBC Worldwide.

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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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