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.

  • 9/11 vigil

    Miracles, compassion focus of 9/11 vigil

    An alumna whose mother died on American Airlines Flight 11 reflected on the tragedy at Emerson's 12th annual 9/11 vigil on Boston Common.

  • Terwilliger

    Creative Writing grad a Fulbright scholar

    Cameron Terwilliger, MFA '07, has begun a prestigious Fulbright Canada fellowship this semester, and will research and draft a novel set during the Seven Years War.

  • Gillette

    'Cow Power' shows manure energy benefits

    Allison Gillette '12 is putting the "moo" back in movement with her documentary Cow Power, which examines the push for alternative energy on farms.

  • Atlee

    Atlee '50 donates historical memorabilia

    Howard Atlee '50, a Broadway press agent in the 1960s and '70s, has donated a collection of historical theater memorabilia to Emerson.

  • Susan Wornick

    Wornick retirement featured in Globe

    The Boston Globe featured longtime WCVB-TV anchor and alumna Susan Wornick in a story about her announcement to retire and what’s next.

  • Russo

    Alumna vies for Miss America

    A recent Emerson graduate is competing in this year’s Miss America pageant and is hoping to be the first-ever winner for her home state.

  • Robin Thicke

    MTV, celebrities are Boston Strong

    The Emerson students who created the iconic Boston Strong T-shirts are shocked to be serenaded with support from celebrities and MTV.

  • Larry David, Kevin Bright

    Hollywood insiders at Emerson LA kick-off

    Alumni and Hollywood industry leaders attended the July 27 kick-off of The Future Has Your Name On It!, the campaign for Emerson College Los Angeles, at the home of Founding Director Kevin Bright '76, former producer of Friends.

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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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