Emory to Implement Optional Standardized Test Policy for Class of 2025

The University has joined a number of other universities including Harvard (Mass.), Columbia (N.Y.) and Rice (Texas), in transitioning to a test-optional admissions cycle for the 2020-21 academic year.  The new policy, which will apply to the Class of 2025, highlights three key points: submitting standardized test scores will be completely optional, students will not [...]

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Iconic Spring Break Getaways Across 6 States

Tiny flower buds blooming on tree branches, the crisp, fresh smell of dewy grass, the spring in students’ steps as they slowly conquer exam after exam — these are the hallmarks that spring break is approaching. As you finalize your plans, whether they include going home for some well-deserved relaxation and rejuvenation with friends and [...]

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Onward and Upward: A Conversation With Pixar’s Kelsey Mann

In Disney and Pixar’s “Onward,” brothers Ian and Barley (voiced by Tom Holland and Chris Pratt) are given a gift that allows them to conjure their dad—half of him, anyway—for one magical day. Their subsequent quest to conjure the rest of him is filled with magic, impossible obstacles and some unforgettable moments. Directed by Dan [...]

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Catch the Shutterbug With These 5 Atlanta Spots

Nature’s bounty is plentiful and there are plenty of ways to experience its beauty, with one of my favorites being photographing everything au naturel. I may not have a green thumb when it comes to keeping plants alive, but I’ve definitely picked up on a few great locations around Atlanta to satisfy my “point-and-shoot” desires. [...]

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Flynn to Retire After 40 Years at Emory

A Catholic priest and a professor of Philosophy -- although these two professions seem as diverse as the sun and the moon, they are two ways to describe Dr. Thomas R. Flynn, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor in the Department of Philosophy. After an academic career spanning over four decades across three different continents, Flynn will [...]

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