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.

  • Family Weekend 2013

    Highlights from Family Weekend 2013

    Parents got a slice of Emerson this past weekend, October 18-20, during the College’s annual Family Weekend. Families attended mini-college sessions, workshops, a Talent Showcase, and the President’s Breakfast.

  • Puopolo

    Alumna shares book, 9/11 loss

    Tita Puopolo, '96, MA '97, the daughter of 9/11 victim Sonia Mercedes Morales Puopolo, read from her book, Sonia's Ring: 11 Ways to Heal Your Heart, at the Iwasaki Library on October 16 before a standing-room-only crowd.

  • AIDS Walk LA

    Emerson Los Angeles raises $2k for AIDS Project

    Students, staff, and alumni represented Emerson College Los Angeles in the 29th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles on October 13.

  • Zarowny

    Alumna hosts Hispanic lifestyle TV show

    Natalie Zarowny '12 is the new host of Hola America, a weekly English-language news and lifestyle broadcast tailored to the Hispanic community on WQPT-TV, a PBS affiliate.

  • Higgins

    Rising director on campus

    Rising film director Julian Higgins '08 is returning to Emerson October 10 after one of his films was selected by famed filmmaker Ron Howard to screen at a film festival.

  • Di Bona

    Autism awareness group honors Di Bona '66

    Vin Di Bona '66, an Emerson Trustee and executive producer of America's Funniest Home Videos, was honored with the 2013 ACTivist Award for his volunteer work for autism research and awareness.

  • Emerson

    Arts alumni can participate in SNAAP

    Emerson College is participating in the 2013 Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP)—a one-of-a-kind survey that explores the lives of arts alumni nationwide.

  • Wright

    Wright '10 produces Morton Downey Jr. doc

    Graham Wright '10 stopped by Emerson for the Boston premiere of Evocateur: the Morton Downey Jr. Movie, for which he worked as a producer. The documentary follows the career rise and fall of the "trash television" pioneer.

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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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