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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.

For the latest College news and upcoming events, visit the News & Events section.

  • Colbert

    Farrell, MA '08, on Grammy-winning team

    Alumna Chrissy Farrell, MA '08, an associate proucer for Hachette Book Group, was on the team that accepted a Grammy award for Stephen Colbert's audio book on January 26.  

  • Ray '14 blends film, marketing in Los Angeles

    Alyssa Ray '14, a Marketing Communication major who worked on the first Emerson Independent Film Festival, is attending the new Emerson College Los Angeles this semester.

  • Mahoney

    Mahoney '89, longtime journalist, dies at 46

    Chris Mahoney '89, a longtime journalist and part-time faculty member in Journalism from 2008-2012, has died. He was 46.

  • Aharoni

    Israeli Consul General visits Emerson

    The Consul General of Israel in New York, Ido Aharoni, MA '90, spoke to undergraduate Marketing Communication students about global branding in a campus visit January 27.

  • Jealous, Benjamin

    Emerson celebrates civil rights progress

    Emerson College is celebrating 60 years of civil rights progress with events all February long to coincide with Black History Month. On February 3, former NAACP president Benjamin Jealous will lecture and hold a teaching session.

  • Baehr

    Memories of Karl Baehr shared

    Colleagues, students, and family of Karl Baehr paid a final farewell to the faculty member in a memorial service at the Cutler Majestic Theatre on January 17.

  • Marzano

    Creative writing alum gets coveted fellowship

    Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich, MFA '10, recently won a $25,000 fellowship grant for creative writing through the National Endowment for the Arts.

  • feng

    Student-curated art exhibit opens

    Oppositional Realities, an art exhibition curated by Emerson students, is on open to the public January 16 through February 28 at the Huret & Spector Gallery.

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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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