News Roundup

Emory Commits to Sustainability After U.S. Withdraws From Paris Agreement WASHINGTON, D.C. — More than 1,000 U.S. organizations and institutions pledged to uphold the Paris Climate Agreement, which aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate global warming, following President ...

Emory Loses Motion to Dismiss Retirement Lawsuit EMORY — Emory lost a motion to dismiss a lawsuit May 10, filed by former and current Emory University and Emory Healthcare employees, that claims the University has breached its fiduciary responsibilities for ...

Dean Committee Narrows Down Finalists EMORY – The search advisory committee for the dean of Emory College of Arts and Sciences, co-chaired by Oxford College Dean Douglas Hicks and Winship Distinguished Research Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics and ...

EMORY — Former Emory Professor of Epidemiology Kevin Sullivan was sentenced by a United States District Court to six-and-a-half years in prison March 1 for possession of child pornography, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Swiss law enforcement discovered a server ...

Emory Protects Transgender Rights EMORY — In a Feb. 25 all-Emory email, Interim Provost and Executive Vice President Stuart Zola and Vice Provost of Equity and Inclusion Lynell Cadray stated that all Emory students “may use restrooms and other sex-segregated ...

Carter Leases Lands to Solar Co. PLAINS, Ga. – Atlanta-based solar energy company SolAmerica Energy installed solar panels that currently provide power for 50 percent of the city of Plains on land leased to the company by former U.S. President ...

EMORY – Emory Unplugged shut down between Saturday evening and Sunday evening, during which Wi-Fi users were unable to access the internet on Emory’s network. More than a dozen workers from Library & Information Technology Services worked to identify the ...

EMORY — A chemical flash in the Atwood Chemistry Center caused by hexane, a flammable chemical, resulted in a small fire that injured two Ph.D. students at 5 p.m. Tuesday, according to Associate Vice President for Media Relations Nancy Seideman. ...

Weapon Possession at ZBT EMORY — Emory Police Department (EPD) responded to a call from 8 Eagle Row, the Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT) fraternity house, regarding suspicious activity involving possession of a weapon in a school zone by an unknown ...