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.

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    Overseers Chair is "power lawyer"

    Emerson Board of Overseers Chair Dan Black was recently named to the Hollywood Reporter's 2011 list of Los Angeles Power Lawyers.

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    DiSabatino '09 Featured on The Great Food Truck Race

    Alumnus DiSabatino is a successful entrepreneur. His grilled cheese food truck business, Roxy’s Grilled Cheese, has garnered devoted grilled cheese customers in Boston and surrounding areas since it began in March 2011.

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    VMA Alum's Film Selected to Screen by Film Society

    Filmmaker Robbie Gemmel ’03 spent the last four years shooting, directing, and producing a documentary film called Cape Spin on the controversial Cape Wind project planned for Nantucket Sound.

  • Emmy nominees include many with Emerson links

    Once again, the Emmy Award nominations include numerous alumni and friends of the College.

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    McGackin's book mentioned on Time.com

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    Bobbi Brown '79 speaks to Boston Globe about her career in makeup

    Bobbi Brown ’79 was featured in a Boston Globe story regarding her influence on the beauty industry and her continued support of Emerson. The article is the cover story of the “G” section (June 23).

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    Producer Comley wins two Tony Awards

    Bonnie Comley, MA ’94, won two Tony Awards at this year's ceremony on June 12. 

  • Julian Higgins

    Recent Emerson graduate wins Gold Student Academy Award

    Julian Higgins ’08 is one of 12 students in the United States selected as winners in this year’s Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Student Academy Awards competition.


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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