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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    Sharma, Phillips in Globe networking article

    The Boston Globe published a story June 23 about the secrets of networking, featuring Colette Phillips, MS '76, an Emerson Overseer, and Raj Sharma, MS '83, an Emerson Trustee.

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    Roxbury Film Fest to show Emerson talent

    Emerson will be well represented at this year's Roxbury International Film Festival, New England's largest that celebrates people of color, which begins June 27.

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    Recent grads have "Op-Doc" in NY Times

    The New York Times is featuring a preview of Hollow, the interactive documentary produced by two recent graduates about an impoverished county in rural West Virginia.

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    Cutler's Outside the Box on Style Boston

    Trustee Emeritus Ted Cutler '51 was recently featured on Style Boston to promote the Outside the Box performing arts festival, which takes place July 13-21.

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    Shakespearean Jazz Show hits New Orleans

    The Emerson-created Shakespearean Jazz Show is on stage in New Orleans June 20-23, and will return to Boston next month.

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    Media Ethics online magazine released

    The Spring 2013 issue of the Emerson-produced Media Ethics online magazine has been released, featuring essays about the upcoming Wikileaks trial and coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings, among other topics.

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    Boston Strong students donate $894K

    The Emerson students who created the highly successful Boston Strong T-shirts to raise money for victims of the Boston Marathon attacks capped their two-month campaign June 11 with a check to The One Fund for $893,940.

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    3 alumni win Tony Awards

    Three Emerson alumni won 2013 Tony Awards on June 9 for their theatrical work.

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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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