Early Decision I Applications Grow by 8%

The Class of 2025 welcomed 769 new members to Emory University on Dec. 9 through the first round of Early Decision applications. Even amid public health and economic complications brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the University received 1,975 early decision applications, an 8% increase from last year. The College admitted 614 students and Oxford [...]

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Emory Fundraises $45 Million Post Pandemic, Prepares for Second Capital Campaign Phase

Prior to appointing University President Gregory L. Fenves in April, the Presidential Selection Committee released a prospectus in March detailing the most important goals and challenges for the future president to tackle. With input from Emory faculty, staff and students, the objectives were “designed to shape the university’s advance from excellence to eminence.”  University President [...]

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As Leave of Absence Rate Doubles, Students Reflect on Gap Semesters

During the fall of 2018, 61 Emory students took a leave of absence. In fall 2019, there were 70. That number jumped to 136 this semester, according to the Office of Undergraduate Education. Although students must provide justification for taking leaves of absence, Emory does not collect data on those who chose to do so [...]

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GSGA Lecture Seeks to Bring Indigenous Cultures to the Fore

As part of the ongoing celebration surrounding Native American Heritage Month at Emory, the Graduate Student Government Association hosted a discussion about indigenous allyship on Nov. 12 with Monique Tyndall, a tribal archivist for the Wisconsin Menominee Indian Tribe. The event, moderated by Emory alumna Klamath Henry (19C), focused on the intricacies of indigenous heritage [...]

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Anderson Traces History of Black Voter Suppression, Dispels Myths

The Charles Howard Candler Professor of African American Studies Carol Anderson sought to dispel common myths surrounding voter suppression during an interview on Oct. 26 with Carol Henderson, Emory’s chief diversity officer and the vice provost for Diversity and Inclusion. The Emory University Center for Ethics hosted the discussion, which centered around Anderson’s book, “One [...]

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