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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  • 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. 

  • Norman Lear

    Lear ’44 OpEd featured in the New York Times

    Alumnus Norman Lear's OpEd in the New York Times addresses changes in PBS programming that could "devastate independent documentary filmmaking."

  • Guy Ben-Aharon

    Ben-Aharon '12 featured in the Boston Globe

    Alumnus and Founder of Israeli Stage Guy Ben-Aharon talks about Ulysses on Bottles, a drama about an Israeli Arab in violation of the Israeli government’s travel and trade restrictions. 

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    Portraits from Death Row exhibit opens April 3

    On Friday, April 3, Final Exposure: Portraits from Death Row, an exhibition of photography by African American commercial and documentary photographer Lou Jones, opens at the Huret & Spector Gallery at Emerson College. 

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    Green Gala brings student crowds

    In honor of Earth Month, Emerson hosted the Green Gala on April 2 in the Paramount Center to showcase sustainable food, fashion, and entertainment by numerous student organizations and alumni to highlight the importance of recycling and green living.

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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