News Roundup | 10.3.18

Emory to Increase Ph.D. Student Stipends Emory announced on Tuesday that it plans to increase the stipend from $24,000 to $31,000 for Laney Graduate School Ph.D. students, a commitment of more than $40 million over five years. The higher stipends will go into effect beginning Fall 2019, according to an Oct. 2 press release. “By [...]

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Law, Medical Experts Say Kavanaugh Could Hurt Reproductive Rights

Judge Brett Kavanaugh./Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons A panel of four Emory-affiliated legal and medical experts warned on Sept. 24 that judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation could seriously endanger reproductive rights in the United States. The panel featured Roger Rochat, research professor and director of graduate studies at the Rollins School of Public Health; Megan [...]

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Jimmy Carter: Trump Handled North Korea Situation Properly

Former U.S. President and Emory University Distinguished Professor answered questions from Emory students at the 37th Carter Town Hall on Wednesday./Nassem Yousef, Contributing Former U.S. President and Emory University Distinguished Professor Jimmy Carter said on Wednesday that he would reverse all of President Donald J. Trump’s policies if he could but acknowledged Trump took the [...]

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