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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    Ethics Circle revived for Fall 2014

    Emerson’s Ethics Circle, which on sabbatical, has announced it will resume in the Fall 2014 semester with a major new lecture series, to be held over the next three years, featuring key ethics thinkers from leading universities.

  • Says Hollywood business leader

    Emerson LA helps economic growth

    A coalition of Hollywood property owners whose aim is to keep its neighborhood clean and spur economic growth is already seeing the positive effects of Emerson Los Angeles.

  • Basche

    Basche '90 talks entertainment at Emerson LA

    David Alan Basche '90, an actor on the TV Land show The Exes, recently spoke with students at Emerson College Los Angeles.

  • Acappellaooza

    Four student a cappella groups unite

    Emerson's four a cappella groups will unite for the first time ever Friday, March 28, on stage for a benefit concert to raise money for student and diversity scholarships.

  • Eva Rupert

    Rupert '01 on 'Naked and Afraid'

    Eva Rupert ’01 will be on the Discovery Channel's Naked and Afraid this Sunday, March 23. It's a reality show in shich Rupert and her survival partner are dropped into the wilderness of Madagascar—with no clothes or food—for 21 days.

  • Gergely, Blye

    Comedy TV alumni share advice

    A full house plus a comedy television legend, Allan Blye, showed up at Emerson College Los Angeles on March 13 for a panel discussion with several alumni who work in the business today.

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    Showtime for Bright Screening Room West

    The Bright Family Screening Room West at Emerson College Los Angeles had its first two official screenings last week, including one that featured "microdocumentary" films shot and edited with cutting-edge 4K technology.

  • Mayne

    Architect Mayne discusses Emerson LA design

    Pritzker Prize-winning architect Thom Mayne stopped by his creation, the new Emerson College Los Angeles, on March 11 and talked to a packed crowd about how the building was designed.

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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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