Lauren Balotin

Lauren is an Environmental Science and Media Studies double major from Braselton, Georgia. She is a staff writer for the Emory Wheel, a member of Pi Beta Phi, president of Emory Running Club and a member of the Emory Environment Senate Committee. In her free time, she likes to play with her four dogs, including one named Kat!

Project Seeks to Clarify Trump, Hitler Comparisons

In light of the recent comparisons between Hitler and Trump, students are researching and documenting the first 100 days of Hitler’s position as chancellor of Germany from Jan. 30, 1933 until May 9, 1933, according to German Department Chair Hiram Maxim. The project, led by Maxim and entitled “The First 100 Days,” began in response [...]

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Emory Healthcare Partners with Atlanta Braves

The Atlanta Braves and Emory Healthcare (EHC) have teamed up in a new partnership that designates EHC as the official healthcare provider of Atlanta's professional baseball team. EHC will provide the Braves with sports medicine treatment, muscular and skeletal support and general health care, according to Scott D. Boden, director of the Emory Orthopaedics and [...]

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Chris Carlos Donates $3 Million to Museum

Chris Carlos, son of Michael C. Carlos and an Atlanta businessman, committed to donate $3 million to Emory’s Michael C. Carlos Museum, named after his father, according to Jennifer Long, Carlos Museum's assistant director of development. The museum’s education center will be named after Chris Carlos’ mother, Thalia N. Carlos, at his request. The incoming [...]

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Emory Team Wins Bronze for DNA Research

An Emory team won bronze in the graduate division of the 2016 Collegiate Inventors Competition (CIC) out of six finalist teams for its invention of Rolosense, a diagnostic machine that can locate gene variations, according to Khalid Salaita, the team’s adviser and Emory associate professor of chemistry. Rolosense, a synthetic DNA motor, can detect gene [...]

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Carlos Museum Receives $1M Gift

Charles S. Ackerman, a real estate businessman and entrepreneur, gifted $1 million to Emory’s Michael C. Carlos Museum, according to Jennifer Long, assistant director of development at the Carlos Museum. Ackerman intends for the donation to contribute to the museum’s endowment, Long said, adding that the museum will name its reception hall Charles S. Ackerman [...]

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