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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    Mutchnick '87 talks about 'Partners'

    Max Mutchnick '87, an Emerson Board of Trustees member and creator of Will & Grace, returned to campus to speak about his show Partners that was recently cancelled.  

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    Alums talk 'Star Wars' animation

    Hollywood animation editors Jason Tucker '90 and Nate Cormier '09 visited Emerson April 2 for a discussion titled "The Role of the Animation Editor" with faculty member and TV producer Kevin Bright '76.

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    Alumna on conservative marriage equality group

    An alumna and former press secretary for John McCain accepted a position last month with the Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry.

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    Greenwald '91 visits campus with son

    Todd Greenwald '91, creator of the Disney Channel hit Wizards of Waverly Place, visited campus for the first time in 22 years with his son, Jordan.  

  • Alumnus Watsky featured in Boston magazine

    Alumnus George Watsky ’10 was featured in Boston magazine talking about his journey from doing spoken word in San Francisco to the top of the iTunes hip hop charts.

  • Alumnus Hanc's Boston Marathon book in the Boston Sunday Globe Magazine

    Alumnus John Hanc (’77)’s new book, The B.A.A. at 125: The Official History of the Boston Athletic Association, 1887- 2012, was excerpted in the Boston Sunday Globe Magazine.

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    Entrepreneur sees potential in Emerson

    Mark Donovan '89, who is changing the face of outdoor and mobile advertising, said Emerson has a strong opportunity to become more innovative in the communications field.

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    Students connect with NYC alumni

    More than 50 undergraduates trekked to the Big Apple on March 15 for the annual New York Connection trip, which provided opportunities for current students to meet alumni who share their career paths.

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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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