Madi Olivier

News Editor | Madi Olivier (she/her, 25C) is from Highland Village, Texas, and is planning on majoring in psychology and minoring in rhetoric, writing and information design on the pre-law track. Outside of the Wheel, she can be found listening to Hozier and Rainbow Kitten Surprise, binge-watching Criminal Minds or trying to pet the Emory cats.

Emory will eliminate need-based loans, expand financial aid this fall

Emory University announced on Monday that undergraduate students’ need-based loans will be replaced by institutional grants and scholarships beginning in the 2022-23 academic year. An expansion of the Emory Advantage program, this change will automatically apply to every undergraduate student who is eligible for institutional need-based aid.  Under the expanded plan, Emory estimates that about [...]

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Q&A with Emory administrators on remote start to spring semester

As reported cases of the highly transmissible Omicron variant continue to rise across the country, Emory University President Gregory Fenves announced on Dec. 28 that spring semester classes would begin in a remote format for undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. The University is hoping to return to in-person learning on Jan. 31.  Emory also [...]

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Emory Healthcare CEO to resign after nearly 6 years

Emory Healthcare CEO Jonathan Lewin announced Nov. 12 that he will step down from his leadership positions, including his roles as executive vice president for health affairs and the executive director of the Woodruff Health Sciences Center. Lewin will join Emory University faculty after a new executive vice president for health affairs is chosen. He [...]

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Mutual aid group raises thousands, advocates for low-income students

Elisabet Ortiz (24C) knows her story isn’t unique. A native Floridian studying computer science and finance at Emory University, she is like a lot of college students. She likes coding, listening to Harry Styles and watching reality TV shows with her friends.  And, like 19% of students on campus, Ortiz received a Federal Pell Grant, [...]

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