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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  • Powell, Dobens

    E3 student business expo on April 24

    Emerson students will be competing in the 10th annual Emerson Entrepreneurship Experience (E3) Exposition on Friday, April 24, when 17 student-created business ventures will be presented to local business leaders and the community.

  • Bent

    Bent '85 performs at White House Egg Roll

    Faculty member Mike Bent ’85, a stand-up comedian and magician, says performing at the White House’s annual Easter Egg Roll never gets old—even though he’s done it for nearly a decade.

  • Dysart

    Dysart '56, MS '81, dies at age 86

    Richard Dysart ’56, MS ’81, an actor best known for his role on L.A. Law, died on April 5 at his Santa Monica, California, home, according to numerous media reports. He was 86.

  • Lipper

    Lipper '91 will live-tweet on Monday, April 20

    David Lipper '91, known for acting in Sons of Liberty and Full House, will live-tweet from @LipDude for 30 minutes beginning at 3:00 pm (EST) on Monday, April 20. @EmersonCollege will re-tweet many of the comments.

  • Vivek Gomber

    Gomber in the Huffington Post

    Performing Arts alumnus Vivek Gomber '04 is featured in The Huffington Post for his new film, Court.

  • Gary Grossman

    Grossman highlighted on Coast to Coast AM

    Alumnus and Trustee Gary Grossman ’70 has been acknowledged for his new book, Old Earth.

  • Klotz and Pelton

    Klotz in The Credits

    Alumnus and Emmy-winning music editor David Klotz ’94 has been interviewed on The Credits about his work on the music for Game of Thrones’ fifth season.

  • Chris Kane

    Mom of two, Kane '16 co-leads polling club

    It’s common for the fellow students of Chris Kane ’16 to mistake her for a professor, but that doesn’t bother her. “I don’t mind at all,” said the mother of two, who is majoring in Political Communication through the Communication Studies Department. 

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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