Calen MacDonald

Calen MacDonald (22C) is from Palmetto, Fl. and is double majoring in English and creative writing and neuroscience and behavioral biology. Outside of the Wheel, he is the recruitment chair for Emory Crew and a school captain for Emory Reads. If he had any free time, he would spend it looking for free food and reminding everyone how tall he is (he's 6'8").

Campus Leaders Propose Student Involvement in Presidential Search Process

Convocation Hall Student leaders will be “included” in the finalist interview process in the University’s search for a new president, according to a Jan. 21 email to the Wheel from Emory University Board of Trustees Chair Robert C. Goddard III. In the wake of University President Claire E. Sterk’s announced retirement, the Board of Trustees [...]

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New Curator of Greek and Roman Art Joins Carlos Museum

United Kingdom-born art historian Ruth Allen has been appointed curator of Greek and Roman art for the Michael C. Carlos Museum, according to a Nov. 26 University press release. Allen most recently served as a visiting academic at the Institute of Classical Studies in London. “The collection of Greek and Roman art here at the [...]

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Emory Files Amicus Brief Supporting International Students

On Nov. 21, Emory joined 117 colleges and universities in filing an amicus curiae brief to the United States District Court for the District of Columbia in support of international student employment in the United States. An amicus curiae brief is a document submitted by a third party that offers a court insight into a [...]

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News Roundup | 11.20.19

Lyft Pulls E-Scooters Out of Atlanta On Nov. 14, Lyft officials announced that the company would pull its electric scooters out of Atlanta, Nashville (Tenn.), San Antonio, Phoenix, Dallas and Columbus (Ohio), according to TechCrunch. Gotcha, another e-scooter company, left Atlanta in August, according to Curbed Atlanta. Uber’s Jump bikes and China-based Ofo have also [...]

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Construction Begins on $469 Million Cancer Care Tower in Midtown

Emory University Hospital Midtown (EUHM) and Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University broke ground on a $469 million cancer treatment facility on Tuesday, according to a University press release. The Winship at Midtown facility was funded in part from a $400 million donation from the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation in 2018, of which $200 million [...]

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