Professors Say Georgia Voting Law Targets Democratic Voters

Just months after Georgia experienced its highest voter turnout in history during the 2020 presidential election, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed the “Election Integrity Act of 2021” (SB 202) into law on March 25. Though the law expands voting times in some respects, this legislation includes restrictions on absentee voting, voter ID requirement expansions, ballot [...]

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President Fenves Delivers First Inaugural Address

University President Gregory L. Fenves delivered his first inaugural address to the Emory community on March 23, seven months later than planned. Fenves elected to spend his first few months as president listening and learning from the student body and faculty during these unprecedented times due to COVID-19.  Fenves, who took office on Aug. 1, [...]

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Students Say ‘Rest Days’ Aren’t Restful

In an effort to prevent student travel during the pandemic, Emory canceled spring break for the spring 2021 semester. In its place, the University implemented three “rest days” with no classes on February 17, March 16 and April 14. The Emory College Faculty Senate also passed a resolution recommending professors implement a “no assignment” week [...]

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Goizueta Business School Talks Accessibility in Business

Closing out the University’s commemoration of Black History Month, the Goizueta Business School organized a virtual event titled “How Emory Takes Action to Provide Access & Opportunity for Diverse Business” on Feb. 25.  Assistant Vice President for University Partnerships Alan Anderson hosted the discussion and called the panel “an opportunity to learn, to discuss and [...]

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Emory Professor Nominated for NAACP Literature Award

  The NAACP nominated Professor of African American Studies Kali Nicole Gross for the organization's 52nd Image Awards in the “Outstanding Literary Work - Nonfiction” category on Feb. 4 for her book “A Black Women’s History of the United States.” Gross co-wrote the novel with Chair of the History Department at The University of Texas [...]

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