Author: Eric Jones

Emory celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month, sees increase in Hispanic enrollment

The Hispanic/Latinx population at Emory University has always been a minority, sitting at 9.2% in 2021, according to Assistant Vice Provost of Institutional Research and Decision Support Justin Shepherd. This year, there are 1,471 Hispanic/Latinx students enrolled in the University, with 665 of those students enrolled in the Emory College of Arts and Sciences.  Emory [...]

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Interim Emory College Dean sits down with The Emory Wheel

Carla Freeman, former executive associate dean of Emory College of Arts and Sciences (ECAS), Goodrich C. White Professor of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) and associated faculty in Anthropology and Latin American and Caribbean Studies, assumed the role of interim dean of ECAS.  She replaced Michael Elliott, who assumed his new role as president [...]

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Early mornings, late nights: the life of graduate student athletes

The pandemic granted NCAA athletes the ability to compete in their respective sport for an extra year as a result of interrupted athletic seasons. The decision to use the extra year of eligibility is up to the athlete. At Emory University, different sports are seeing student-athletes use that extra year to continue playing, some of [...]

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Striking a balance: six realistic tips to prioritize mental health

As the fall semester begins, busy lives start up again for students across campus. Between classes, extracurricular activities and jobs, it’s easy to forget to prioritize your mental health. Here are some suggestions for staying healthy and maintaining balance as the semester ramps up. Try something new Whether you’re a freshman, senior or anywhere in [...]

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