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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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    Immigration event now on social media

    In light of the extraordinary events of the past few days, Emerson College has cancelled its soapbox event on immigration reform, which had been scheduled for Boston Common on Friday, April 19.

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    Annis '12 chosen for NY Times portfolio review

    Brian Annis '12 is one of 160 photographers, out of 2,700 applicants, chosen to participate in the New York Portfolio Review.

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    Disney executive, alum visits students

    Kevin Campbell '87, executive vice president of marketing at Walt Disney, shared his experiences with Emerson students on April 9.

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    Alum honored for journalism in Greece

    Dimitri Pefanis, MA '02, recently won a journalistic excellence award for his reporting on the Greek economy for the publication Ta Nea.

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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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    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.  

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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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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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