Tanika Deuskar

Tanika Deuskar (22C) is from Bangalore, India. She intends to double major in Biology and Creative Writing. She loves jogging, listening to podcasts, and eating spicy food.

Students Reassess Summer Plans After Emory Summer Research Program Canceled

  After Emory canceled the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) two weeks ago, students are scrambling to readjust their summer plans.  SURE is a 10-week summer program that allows students to work on independent research projects and also provides them with professional development opportunities. In an email sent to the 52 accepted students on April [...]

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Emory Cancels Summer Programs and Fall Study Abroad

Emory University has canceled all in-person summer programs and fall study abroad programs in light of the coronavirus pandemic, according to an April 10 University-wide email from Interim Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs Jan Love.  The University will only offer summer programming that can be “completed off-campus and in remote learning formats.” [...]

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Emory Develops Free Online Tool to Assess COVID-19 Symptoms

Emory Doctors have helped develop a free online tool that can be used by the public to both assess their likelihood of having the novel coronavirus and gauge the severity of their symptoms.  The tool, which was released on March 20 at C19check.com, was developed by Vital, a company that provides software for emergency departments, [...]

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Emory Apologizes to Students for Miscommunication Over Support Stipend, Grants Extra $1K

Interim Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Jan Love apologized in an April 2 email to recipients of the Student Support Stipend for unclear communication about where the stipend came from. She announced that recipients would receive an additional $1,000 from the Emory Together Fund. Love previously stated in a March 17 University-wide [...]

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Emory Researchers Adjust to Suspension of Non-Essential Research

After Emory’s decision to ramp down all non-essential research by March 23, the Wheel spoke with several principal investigators about the move’s impact on their research.  In a March 18 email sent to University faculty, researchers were directed to conclude all “non-essential, non-critical” on-campus experiments and reduce contact with all study participants in an effort [...]

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