Emory and Georgia Tech to Open Shared Library Initiative

Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology are collaborating on a large-scale project to create a shared library collection. The collection will “bring the universe of information to people engaged in research and learning,” Georgia Tech Dean of Libraries Catherine L. Murray-Rust wrote in an email to the Wheel. “No one university or library can [...]

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Emory Student Wins Rhodes Scholarship

College senior Leah Michalove has been named a 2016 Rhodes Scholar, the 19th in Emory’s history and first in nine years, out of over 850 applicants. “It’s very surreal, terribly overwhelming,” Michalove said. “I kept expecting them to call me and say, ‘Sorry, we read the wrong name. We didn’t mean to give it to [...]

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Wall of Love Allows Students to Express Solidarity

“Melanin is magnificent,” read one of the signs hanging on the Wall of Love, an initiative that Emory students hosted on Monday in response to recent backlash against black students’ protests and demands for the administration. One side of the wall, the Wall of Love, provided an opportunity for the entire Emory community to write [...]

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Emory Endowment Hits Over $6.7 Billion, All-Time High

Emory’s endowment value climbed to more than $6.7 billion this June, however, the fund’s annual return on investment fell from 19.1 percent to 3.6 percent. “We are fortunate at Emory to have substantial endowment and related investment income as one of our five principal income sources,” University President James W. Wagner wrote in an email [...]

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Gov. Impersonators Use Fraudulent Calls to Scam Students

Emory has experienced a drastic spike in fraudulent calls from individuals who claim to be associated with the federal government, according to the Emory Police Department (EPD). Over the past year, there have been 70 incidents reported to the EPD in which a caller claims to be some type of government agent, such as IRS [...]

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