Author: Ninad Kulkarni

Since 1980: Emory’s growing female-to-male student body ratio

While one of Emory University’s first female graduates enrolled in the Lamar School of Law in 1917, it was not until 1968 — over 50 years later — that Emory College hired its first full female professor, Lore Metzger, a professor of English and comparative literature. It was another 12 years until the number of [...]

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SGA President aims to fill Vice President vacancy by end of September

Student Government Association (SGA) President Rachel Ding (20Ox, 22B) intends to have a new executive vice president appointment confirmed by the legislature by the end of the month. The vacancy was created by the resignation of Amon Pierson (22C) in late August who cited mental health concerns. Pierson was elected alongside Ding in a second [...]

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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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Recent tax filings show Emory spent heavily on construction projects

Emory University spent at least $460 million in new construction and renovations of facilities since the 2015 financial year, recent tax filings show.  These projects include the Emory Student Center and the Emory University Hospital Tower. At least $95 million was spent on independent contractors listed as construction companies in the latest filing from the [...]

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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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