Madison Hopkins

Madison Hopkins (23C) is a quantitative sciences and creative writing major from Charlotte, North Carolina. She is interested in pursuing biology research and volunteers as an assistant in the Gerardo lab at Emory. In her free time, she enjoys reading and writing fantasy and science fiction.

Associate Vice President Amir St. Clair explains University’s new approach to mitigating spread of COVID-19

With over 95% of Emory students and nearly 92% of faculty and staff vaccinated as of Tuesday, Emory University has taken a new approach to managing COVID-19 in the fall semester. Before vaccines were widely available in the U.S., the University used statistics such as case numbers and level of transmission to determine safety policies. [...]

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Masks still required indoors, proof of vaccination submission deadline approaches for returning students

The mask requirement for indoor spaces on Emory University’s campus remains in place, and its removal date is still unknown, Associate Vice President and Executive Director for COVID-19 Response and Recovery Amir St. Clair said in a July 7 interview with the Wheel. St. Clair cited the increased risk of COVID-19 transmission indoors, waiting for [...]

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Emory Announces Plans for Campus Experience in Fall 2021

Emory University will hold in-person classes at full capacity, and more campus and sporting events will be held in the fall semester, according to Associate Vice President and Executive Director of COVID-19 Response and Recovery Amir St. Clair in an April 19 email. The message followed an announcement from University President Gregory L. Fenves informing [...]

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University Plans Ahead; Case Numbers Remain Low

Emory University has not yet announced whether COVID-19 vaccines will be required for students, faculty and staff returning to campus in the fall 2021 semester. If they are, the process will likely parallel the one in place for other required vaccinations, said Associate Vice President and Executive Director of COVID-19 Response and Recovery Amir St. [...]

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