GSGA Votes to Raise Student Activity Fee by $4

The Graduate Student Government Association (GSGA) voted to accept a $4 increase to the Student Activity Fee (SAF) in lieu of the proposed $8 hike. They also voted on a 1 percent annual increase to the Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) on Wednesday, Nov. 13. The changes will affect all graduate students, and must be approved by [...]

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Ellmann Lectures Host Claudia Rankine

Noyonika Parulekar, Contributing Emory University hosted award-winning author and Fredrick Iseman Professor of Poetry at Yale University Claudia Rankine as a part of the Richard Ellmann Lecture Series in Modern Literature from Nov. 7-9 at the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts. Rankine is the author of two plays, five volumes of poetry and several video [...]

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GSGA Approves Funding for Student Survey

The Graduate Student Government Association (GSGA) approved $400 to fund an upcoming student survey at their meeting on Oct. 30. The survey, which would be the first of its kind to survey students from all seven of Emory’s graduate schools, deals with the demographics of the graduate student population, as well as the role students [...]

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News Roundup | 11.6.19

23 Senators Demand Investigation Into Mismanagement of Student Loan Program Twenty-three U.S. senators demanded that the top U.S. protection agency, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), investigate a loan servicer for mismanaging loans. The servicer, the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA), which operates under FedLoan Servicing, is one of several servicers involved in the [...]

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Emory Professor Receives Grant to Study Cancer Disparities in Atlanta

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the Rollins School of Public Health Lauren McCullough will receive $446,402 as part of new funding from the Susan G. Komen foundation to research breast cancer, the foundation announced on Sept. 16. The Foundation will award $26 million in total. McCullough’s current research focuses on disparities in cancer outcomes for [...]

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