Carson Greene

Asst. News Editor | [email protected] Carson Greene (22C) is from Allentown, GA, and is currently majoring in Ancient Mediterranean Studies. In his free time, he enjoys watching movies.

Bobby Jones Fellowship Program Suspended for at Least 2 Years

The Robert T. Jones, Jr. Fellowship program has been suspended and will no longer host an exchange program for graduate students with the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. Emory’s Michael Keen (19C) was selected as the Robert T. Jones fellow for the 2019-2020 academic year, but Emory will not select more fellows for the [...]

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Biomedical Professors Fired Over Undisclosed Ties With China

Emory professors and co-lab leaders Li Xiaojiang and Li Shishua in the School of Medicine’s Department of Human Genetics were fired, and their laboratory was shut down after they failed to disclose grants they received from institutions in China.  The two professors are well known for their research on Huntington’s Disease using mouse and pig [...]

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News Roundup 6.3.19

Emory to Construct Cancer Center EUH Midtown Emory intends to build a $475 million cancer center tower, which will be part of the Winship Cancer Institute, at Emory University Hospital (EUH) Midtown. The tower will spawn approximately 455,000 square feet and include around 64 inpatient beds and 26 observation beds, according to the Atlanta Business [...]

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Campus Life Changes Management for Former Community Portfolio

Offices formerly under Campus Life’s Community Portfolio, a collection of student-focused offices, will now report to Assistant Vice Presidents of Campus Life Suzanne Onorato and Dona Yarbrough. The Community Portfolio was created in 2014 by former Senior Vice President and Dean of Campus Life Ajay Nair to increase communication between offices that serve students. Oversight [...]

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Emory Police Determine Ablution Room Incident Was an Accident

Emory Police Department (EPD) has concluded that a desecration in the ablution room at the Claudia Nance Rollins Building earlier this month was the result of a “medical emergency,” according to an April 16 University-wide email. The ablution room is designated for ritual washing for Muslims before prayer. EPD responded to the scene after a [...]

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