Isaiah Poritz

Executive Editor | [email protected] | Isaiah Poritz (22C) is from Salt Lake City, Utah, majoring in political science. He is currently interning at CBS News and previously interned for the Salt Lake City Weekly. Outside of the Wheel, Poritz serves as a research assistant in the department of political science. He is a die-hard Utah Jazz fan.

Students Return From Italy, University Prepares For COVID-19 Outbreak

Helen Bradshaw, Contributing In the wake of the University’s decision to cancel all Spring 2020 study abroad programs in Italy, all nine Emory students in the country will have left by Friday, according to Associate Dean for International and Summer Programs Sarah Gouzoules.  “Due to the challenges of rearranging travel, not all students have been [...]

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Goizueta Dean Erika James to Depart Emory, Serve as Wharton Dean

Courtesy of Steve Shan Dean of Goizueta Business School Erika H. James will leave Emory  to serve as the dean of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania effective July 1. James is the third senior administrator, including outgoing University President Claire E. Sterk and former Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs [...]

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News Roundup | 12.4.19

Jimmy Carter Admitted to Hospital For Infection Former U.S. President and Emory University Distinguished Professor Jimmy Carter was admitted to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, Ga., over the weekend to receive treatment for a urinary tract infection, according to a Dec. 2 Carter Center press release. Carter, 95, was released from Emory University Hospital [...]

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Behind the Scenes: Students Participate at the Democratic Debate

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Undergraduate Student Body Votes to Increase SAF by $15

Jackson Schneider, Contributing An undergraduate-wide ballot referendum to increase the Student Activity Fee (SAF) by $15, the largest fee hike since it was first created in 2006, passed on Friday with 60 percent of the vote in favor, according to Brendan Moriarty, information system manager of Student Involvement, Leadership and Transitions. Palmer will submit the [...]

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