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.

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    Gold Key Society inducts 83 students

    Helaine Miller '55 was on hand to honor 83 students and faculty members Bethany Nelson and Robb Eason at the Gold Key Honor Society ceremony April 22.

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    Alcohol-infused ice cream wins E3 Expo

    Crème de Liqueur, an alcohol-infused ice cream, is the business venture by Elizabeth Nash '14 that won the annual Emerson Entrepreneurship Experience (E3) Exposition on April 19.

  • Yglesias

    Screenwriter, novelist Yglesias shares knowledge

    Accomplished screenwriter and novelist Rafael Yglesias, who is serving as Emerson’s Semel Screenwriting Chair, led a discussion in the Bright Family Screening Room on April 17.

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    Emerson to award four honorary degrees at Commencement

    This year's Commencement honorary degree recipients are former Tonight Show host Jay Leno ’73; Scott Simon, host of NPR’s Weekend Edition; Don Lemon, anchor of CNN Newsroom; and Catherine D’Amato, president and CEO of The Greater Boston Food Bank.

  • Duhamel

    Duhamel '84 wins Guggenheim Award

    Denise Duhamel ’84 has won a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Award in the poetry category.

  • Stillerman

    Stillerman '84, of AMC, talks hit TV shows

    Television executive Joel Stillerman ’84 visited campus April 11 to give students advice on how to create a hit TV show.

  • Sanders

    Spoken poem on Tourette's goes viral

    Video of a spoken word poem performance by Jamie Sanders '16, about his experience with Tourette's Syndrome, has received more than 20,000 views on YouTube.

  • Marshall

    Megan Marshall wins Pulitzer Prize

    Associate Professor Megan Marshall has won a 2014 Pulitzer Prize for her biography Margaret Fuller. Evan Allen '11 was also on the Boston Globe team that won a Pulitzer for the Boston Marathon bombings coverage.

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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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