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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  • Alumni to convene at Emerson

    Emerson’s campus will come alive this weekend as alumni, friends, and families from around the world reunite at Alumni Weekend 2012.

  • Alumnus wins major poetry awards

    Matthew Rasmussen ’04 recently won two prestigious awards for his poetry: the 2012 Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets and the 2012 McKnight Artist Fellowship for Writers.

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    Emerson mourns the loss of Rev. John Coffee

    Longtime Emerson faculty member and Professor Emeritus of History John M. Coffee Jr. died on May 8, 2012.

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    Emerson to honor outstanding alumni

    Emerson will honor four outstanding alumni during Alumni Weekend 2012.

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    Gregory tells grads to learn resilience

    More than 1,000 degrees were conferred at Emerson’s 132nd Commencement exercises, held May 15 at the Citi Performing Arts Center in Boston.

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    Will & Grace co-creator discusses show’s impact

    Emerson alumnus, trustee, and benefactor Max Mutchnick ’87 was recently interviewed on CBS This Morning about the role of Will & Grace, the hit series he co-created, in changing public perceptions of gay and lesbian relationships.

  • Emerson to host 31st Annual EVVYs

    Emerson will host the 31st Annual EVVY Awards in front of a live audience at the 1,200–seat Cutler Majestic Theatre on Saturday, May 12, at 7:00 pm.

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    Health journalism has far-reaching effects

    Health reporting can be a crucible for social, economic, and political issues, said Stephen Smith, a writer for the Boston Globe, at a panel that was part of Communication Week.

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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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