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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.

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    Arts museum directors honored at Emerson

    Emerson College hosted a well attended reception and discussion on June 4 to honor the work of three prominent Boston–area arts museum directors who are all stepping down from their posts this year.

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    Artist recreates 'The Wall' for Alumni Weekend

    A stained glass recreation of "The Wall," the beloved landmark outside Emerson's former Beacon Street campus, was on display in the College's Iwasaki Library over 2015 Alumni Weekend.

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    Washington Center gives Emerson top honor

    Emerson College has been named 2015 Private University of the Year by The Washington Center for its ongoing commitment to providing educational opportunities for students in the nation’s capital.

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    Emerson joins Immigrant Heritage Month

    Emerson College today announced its support of the second-annual Immigrant Heritage Month, an initiative from the non-profit organization Welcome.us to partner with community organizations, elected officials, corporations, artists, and thought leaders to gather and share inspirational stories of American immigrants. Immigrant Heritage Month (IHM) 2015 lasts throughout the month of June.

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    Alumni win 2015 New England Emmys

    Several Emerson College alumni who work locally in broadcast journalism were honored at the 38th annual Boston-New England Emmy Awards on May 30.

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    Nearly 700 attend Alumni Weekend

    More than 675 Emerson College alumni, their families, friends, and faculty came to campus in Boston for the College’s annual Alumni Weekend, held May 29-31.

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    Selfies capture Staff Appreciation event

    More than 50 Emerson College staff members were honored for their years of service at the annual Staff Appreciation Reception on May 27 at The Ritz-Carlton Boston Common. Staff members had fun socializing with colleagues and posing for photos with a “selfie stick” that was passed around.

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    Alumni Weekend to celebrate milestones

    Nearly 600 Emerson College alumni, faculty members, leaders, and their friends and family are expected to attend this year’s annual Alumni Weekend, held May 29 – 31 on the Boston campus.

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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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