Meet the Major With Nine Students: Ancient Mediterranean Studies

Ancient Mediterranean Studies is one of Emory’s smallest programs. Six years ago, only two students chose it as a major; today, that number has risen to nine. But the topics and fields touched upon by courses in the major are vast and interconnected, according to program director and Professor of History Cynthia Burchell Patterson.  Despite [...]

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Naps on Campus: A Snoozer’s Guide

Self-care is key to college success, and sleep is a crucial aspect of that. Sometimes, getting a good night's rest is more important than studying that extra hour. To keep you firing on all cylinders for the remainder of the semester, the Wheel compiled a list of the comfiest, coziest spots on campus to catch [...]

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Klibanoff Helps Craft Federal Civil Rights Legislation

Professor of Practice Hank Klibanoff has spent years investigating and writing about cold cases from the civil rights era. It’s no easy task — the 2007 Pulitzer Prize winner has had to convince unwilling sources to speak with him and persuade government officials to release records. With the passage of new federal legislation he helped [...]

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Tennessee Gov. Reflects on Tenure: How Emory Shaped Haslam’s Perspective

From dreams of becoming a teacher to transforming state education programs, former Republican Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam (80C) credits his time at Emory as formative in shaping his career path. Haslam officially moved out of the Tennessee governor’s mansion on Jan. 19, capping off two terms in office. His accomplishments as governor include establishing a [...]

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Stokes Tackles Sustainability with Insect Cookies

Ayushi Agarwal/Photo Editor The nutrition label for WUNDERGrubs cookies lists familiar ingredients like flour, sugar, baking powder, vanilla extract and chocolate chips, along with one oddball: mealworms. Founded in 2016, WUNDERGrubs sells a variety of cookies, all containing roasted, powdered mealworms. Initial skepticism about eating the insect-based cookies is common, founder Akissi Stokes (92Ox, 94C) [...]

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