News Roundup

Scharf, Bender-Bier Appointed to CC Adam Scharf (18C) and Diana Bender-Bier (18C) were appointed College Council (CC) senior legislators through an unanimous vote by legislators, according to a Sept. 28 email from CC President Cassidy Schwartz (18C) to the Wheel. ...

Thousands of Flights Cancelled Due to Irma ATLANTA — Thousands of flights scheduled to leave the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport were cancelled as a result of tropical storm Irma, according to The Washington Post. Delta said Monday it had already ...

Bike Trail to Connect Clairmont Campus and Mason Mill Park EMORY —  Work commenced on a bike trail that will connect Emory’s Clairmont Campus with Mason Mill Park in Decatur, Ga., according to the PATH Foundation, an Atlanta-based nonprofit that ...

Carter Center Launches Liberian Election Observation LIBERIA — The Carter Center announced an international mission to observe Liberia’s Oct. 10 presidential and legislative elections, according to an Aug. 28 Carter Center press release. A  first team of observers from the ...

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 ...