News Roundup | 1.29.20

Gov. Kemp Proposes Higher Education Budget Cuts Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp proposed budget cuts to several state higher education programs on Jan. 25, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC). The proposed cuts include $4.1 million from the budget of the federal Cooperative Extension Service, which provides resources for agriculture, family and consumer sciences. Other proposed [...]

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Emory Professor Receives Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Award

Emory University Assistant Professor of Psychology Aubrey Kelly received the Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Award in the Neurosciences for her research on the brain’s modulation of social behavior, according to a Nov. 12 University press release. Kelly is the first Emory professor to receive the award. The $225,000 grant gives Kelly funding to study social behavior of [...]

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Emory Wins State Recycling Award

The Georgia Recycling Coalition awarded Emory University the Spirit of Green Award for the school’s commitment to sustainability and its innovative efforts toward recycling. Georgia Recycling Coalition Executive Director Gloria Hardegree said judging criteria included “longevity of the program, recovery rates of materials being recycled, how the economics of the program work, plus the overall [...]

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News Roundup | 9.18.19

California Gov. Considers Bill to Increase Student Athlete Rights The California State Legislature sent a bill to Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sept. 11 that, if signed, would allow college athletes to obtain endorsement deals and hire agents. The Fair Pay to Play Act, which received unanimous bipartisan support in both the California State Senate and [...]

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