The Emory Wheel Wins Best Regional Student Newspaper

The Emory Wheel received seven “Mark of Excellence” recognitions from the Society of Professional Journalists Region 3 competition on April 13, including winning the “Best All-Around Student Newspaper” and in the categories for “Breaking News Reporting,” “General News Reporting” and “General Column Writing.  Region 3 includes colleges and universities in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, [...]

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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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