Matthew Chupack

Matthew Chupack (24C) is from Northbrook, Illinois, majoring in sociology on a pre-law track. Outside of the Wheel, Chupack is an exec member for Emory Behind the Glass. In his free time, he enjoys exploring cities, playing with his puppy and listening to country music.

University moves to yellow operating condition, citing increase in cases

Emory University will shift from the green operating condition to a “modified” yellow condition effective immediately, according to a Sept. 2 email from Executive Director for COVID-19 Response and Recovery Amir St. Clair.  The shift was attributed to the campuswide increase in COVID-19 cases caused by the Delta variant, St. Clair wrote. As of Sept. [...]

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Summer 2021 News Roundup

University to phase out unnecessary plastic use by 2026 By Matthew Chupack and Sarah Davis Emory University President Gregory L. Fenves signed the “Break Free from Plastic” pledge on June 15, ushering in a University-wide goal of phasing out unnecessary plastic use by 2026. It includes single-use plastic items like plastic utensils, plastic bags and [...]

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Biden nominates Emory Holocaust historian as antisemitism envoy

President Joe Biden nominated Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies Deborah Lipstadt as the U.S. State Department’s special envoy to monitor and combat antisemitism with rank of ambassador on July 30. The nomination was part of a slew of religious affairs appointments that day.  Established under the Global Anti-Semitic Review Act of [...]

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Emory to require vaccines for all faculty, staff

Emory University will mandate all University faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 ahead of the fall semester, University President Gregory Fenves announced in a July 27 email. Any exemption requests “based on medical contraindications or strong personal objections” must be submitted by Aug. 16. Contractors who have “a regular presence on campus” [...]

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Using donated Scott family papers, University commemorates Apollo 15’s 50th anniversary with immersive learning hub

Fifty years ago, while traveling 250,000 miles above the Earth, Apollo 15 Commander David Scott did not have an advanced computer to rely on to make calculations. Rather, David Scott and his team had to memorize information written in hard bound books, essentially being their own computer.   The Apollo 15 crew leaves the transfer van [...]

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