Emory receives $50 million for brain health center

Emory University announced on Nov. 18 that The Goizueta Foundation granted the University $50 million to establish the Goizueta Institute @Emory Brain Health, an initiative to enhance research on treating brain diseases.  Emory originally launched the institute in May as Emory Brain Health Personalized Medicine Institute but renamed it to the Goizueta Institute @Emory Brain [...]

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Oxford’s HSA, SACA put on Diwali

On the evening of Nov. 11, the typically quiet Oxford amphitheater lit up. Sparklers, students adorned with shimmering dresses, jubilant dancing: this was Oxford College’s 2021 Diwali celebration. Students perform a dance during the Diwali celebration. (The Emory Wheel//Michael Chan) Diwali is one of the major religious festivals in Hinduism, Jainism and Sikhism. It is [...]

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Students, administrators deem Oxford College professor’s 2012 song ‘inappropriate and disturbing’

Students at Oxford College have raised concerns over a 2012 song written by Associate Professor of History David Leinweber titled “Little Sophomore Girl.” Students have described  the song’s lyrics, which recount a professor’s reaction to a student’s negative course evaluation, as “disturbing” and having “sexual undertones.”  The song, which was obtained by the Wheel in [...]

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Emory sophomore runs for a seat on Atlanta Board of Education

While most college sophomores are currently worried about exams or homework, Royce Carter Mann (24C) has other concerns: running for political office. At just 19, Mann is competing in this November’s election to be the At-Large Seat 7 representative on the Atlanta Board of Education.  The city of Atlanta will hold general elections for Board [...]

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