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").

News Roundup | 3.6.2019

Deborah Lipstadt Resigns from Atlanta Synagogue Over Far-Right Ties Deborah Lipstadt, Dorot professor of modern Jewish history and Holocaust studies at Emory, resigned her membership in the Young Israel of Toco Hills synagogue due to Young Israel’s associations with Jewish Power, according to The Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC). Jewish Power is a far-right extremist group, [...]

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Four Emory Seniors Earn Bobby Jones Scholarship

Emory seniors Farah Al-Chammas (19C), Claire Barnes (19C), John Priddy (19C) and Camila Reed-Guevara (19C) were awarded 2019 Bobby Jones Scholarships, which fund a year of graduate study at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. The scholarship supports an exchange program wherein four Emory students and four St. Andrews students complete a year of [...]

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College Ramps Up Faculty Hiring

Emory College of Arts and Sciences plans to hire about 80 new faculty members in the next two years, an increase from the 25 to 30 annual new hires in recent years, according to College Dean Michael A. Elliott. Elliott attributed the planned increase to a higher rate of retiring faculty recently and the expansion [...]

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Convocation Hall Opens After $20 Million Renovations

Richard Chess/Executive Editor Walking into Convocation Hall, the former Pitts Theology Library, a restoration of terracotta decorations carved in the entrance archway greets visitors but quickly gives way to a modern, chic atrium. The $20 million renovations and 14 months of construction have revitalized three floors, which include original white marble tile and vaulted wooden [...]

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