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.

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

  • Roush

    Queer evolution instructor reflects on Pride Parade

    Faculty member Jason Roush '97, whose Evolution of Queer Theory course was recently voted #4 best LGBT course in the U.S., reflects on Boston Pride Week.

  • Comley

    Comley, MA '94, wins 3rd Tony Award

    Emerson Overseer and theater producer Bonnie Comley, MA '94, has won a 2014 Tony Award.

  • New England Emmys 2014

    Journalism alumni win local 2014 Emmys

    Seven Emerson alumni working in the television news industry won Boston/New England Emmy Awards on June 7.

  • Kaller

    Alumni nominated for Tony Awards

    Mothers and Sons, a Broadway play directed by Sheryl Kaller ’82 with Srda Vasiljevic ’14, the assistant director, has received two nominations. 

  • GlobCom

    Emerson hosts global PR, marketing conference

    Emerson hosted 85 students and 10 faculty from 11 universities worldwide as part of the Global Communications (GlobCom) Project Conference May 29-June 1.

  • Blue Mountain State The Movie

    Student behind $2 mil Kickstarter campaign

    Tim Taylor '14 launched the third most successful Kickstarter campaign, reaching about $ 2 million, on the platform's Film & Video category in May to fund the Emerson alumni-created Blue Mountain State movie.

  • Pelton

    Urban College awards Pelton honorary degree

    Emerson President Lee Pelton received an honorary degree in human services from Urban College of Boston during its graduation ceremony at the Cutler Majestic Theatre on June 1, along with U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz and George A. Russell Jr.

  • Alumni Weekend 2014

    Photos: Alumni Weekend 2014

    Hundreds were at Emerson for reunion, recognition, and fun at Alumni Weekend 2014 from May 30-June 1. Events included the annual boat cruise on Boston Harbor, the Distinguished Alumni Awards, and the WERS Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

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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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