News Roundup | 4.24.19

Emory Hillel Director to Leave for USC Director of Emory Hillel David Cohn is leaving Emory to serve as the executive director of University of Southern California’s Hillel, according to an April 22 email from University Jewish Chaplain Russ Shulkes. Cohn has served as the director of Emory Hillel since July 2017. “Dave has effectively [...]

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White House Correspondent April Ryan Discusses Race in the White House

White House correspondent April Ryan talks about her relationship with President Trump and his administration./Forrest Martin, Assistant Photo Editor April Ryan, the sole black female White House correspondent since the Clinton administration, discussed racism, social justice activism and her relationship with President Donald J. Trump to an audience of around 50 students and faculty members [...]

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News Roundup | 4.3.2019

Emory Professor and Novelist Wins NAACP Image Award Professor of English and Creative Writing and New York Times Bestseller Tayari Jones won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Award in Fiction for her novel “An American Marriage” on Saturday. Jones said she feels a personal connection to the NAACP because her parents both met [...]

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News Roundup | 3.27.2019

University Senate Elects President and Secretary The University Senate elected Professor of Organization and Management Giacomo Negro as president and Vanda P. Hudson as secretary for the 2019-20 academic year on Tuesday. Negro also holds a Goizueta term chair and a courtesy appointment as associate professor of sociology. Senate President Jason Schneider declined to release [...]

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Emory to Update Alcohol Policy

Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Campus Life is planning to update the University’s alcohol and drug abuse policy to simplify the process for serving alcohol at graduate student and faculty events. The policy changes were prompted by the Biennial Review Committee, a task force that reviews the University’s alcohol policy every two years, as required by [...]

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