Four Emory Seniors Named Bobby Jones Scholars

Four Emory students learned on Saturday, Feb. 20, that they had each won the prestigious Robert T. Jones, Jr. Scholarship, an award unique to Emory that provides recipients with a year of study at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. “I freaked out in the hallway,” said Goizueta Business School senior Adam Goldstein, one of the recipients of the [...]

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Greek Life Task Force Releases Recommendations

Last week, Emory’s Greek Life Task Force (GLTF), an initiative launched by Emory’s Division of Campus Life, released a preliminary report of recommendations regarding ways to improve the quality of Greek Life at Emory. “Our goal is to work in partnership with students to create an inclusive community that supports students in developing leadership and skills to transform their communities,” Assistant [...]

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Foege to Speak at Emory Commencement

This year’s commencement ceremony speaker will be William Foege, who developed a successful strategy to eradicate smallpox over 30 years ago, according to a Feb. 8 University press release. Emory Emeritus Presidential Distinguished Professor of International Health William Foege, a world-renowned epidemiologist who won the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012, will deliver the keynote [...]

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Sororities, Fraternities Welcome New Members

“I didn't know what to expect, and I was not expecting what happened,” College freshman Samantha Korn said about her recruitment and bid day experience. “Knowing that my new sorority sisters would be waiting for me was surreal.” This spring, 459 women and 340 men participated in formal sorority and fraternity recruitment. Of those, 313 [...]

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Panelists, Students Debate Freedom of Speech

“It’s one thing to say ‘No one’s in favor of hate speech,’ but what is it?” Emory University School of Law Professor Tom Arthur asked at Emory’s first Freedom of Expression forum. This question formed the crux of the Jan. 26 evening panel and discussion held in Winship Ballroom and proved to be an extremely [...]

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