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.

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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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    Bensussen accepts excellence award

    Melia Bensussen, chair of the Department of Performing Arts, recently accepted the 2013 Award for Excellence from The Theatre Museum in New York, the website Woman Around Town reported June 5.

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    Beaudet '92 wins 2 Emmys

    Mike Beaudet '92, a part-time faculty member and investigative reporter for Fox 25 News, received two New England Emmy Awards.

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    Alumni launch Boston Strong music mix

    Two Emersonians have released the Boston Strong Music Project, a digital mix of original songs by local artists, including Amanda Palmer, to raise money for The One Fund.

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    Alum in Beijing screenwriting competition

    Joshua Banta '09 is one of several filmmakers selected for the Beijing International Screenwriting Competition on June 9.

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    Hype building for alum's Liberace film

    Hype is building as rave reviews pour in for Behind the Candelabra, the HBO movie about Liberace written by Richard LaGravenese '80.

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    Stein '79 recognized for leadership

    Tobie Stein '79, a member of the Alumni Board of Directors, will be recognized at the Top Women in Business Networking and Awards event in New York next month.

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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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