20 years later: Professors, students reflect on legacy of 9/11

“The prevailing memory I have is how quiet the skies were.” For Professor of Pedagogy Peter Wakefield, the relative calm up above in the aftermath of Sept. 11, 2001 stood in stark contrast to the distress and horror worsening daily on the ground below. Questions raced through Wakefield’s mind as the event morphed from an [...]

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Emory plans for expanded graduate housing, but faces community concerns

Emory University will break ground on the first phase of the Graduate and Professional Student Housing Initiative in fall 2022, a project which will erect housing dedicated to graduate and professional students.  The project will add 1,000 beds to the current 400-bed graduate housing capacity in an effort to create affordable housing for the University’s [...]

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Columbia Professors Discuss Sexual Assault on College Campuses, Reform

The Emory University’s Department of Title IX hosted a conversation with Jennifer Hirsch, a professor of sociomedical sciences at Columbia University (N.Y.), and Shamus Khan, a professor of sociology at Columbia, about their recent book “Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study of Sex, Power and Assault on Campus” on April 21. The book explores the role [...]

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Emory College Admissions Rate Falls to 13% After Receiving Record Number of Applicants

Emory University finalized the admitted Class of 2025 with the release of Regular Decision notifications on March 24. Emory College admitted 4,343 students and Oxford College admitted 4,278, comprising a total of 6,892 admitted students across all three acceptance rounds.  This year’s applicant pool was the largest in the University’s history, as the 33,780 applications [...]

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