Emory welcomes podcast stars for election reflection webinar

The Emory Votes Initiative hosted a webinar featuring the stars of NPR’s Political Breakfast Tharon Johnson and Brian Robinson for a moderated discussion about 2021’s most prominent electoral issues on Nov. 10. The virtual event lasted nearly two hours and drew approximately 50 attendees, event organizers said. Political Breakfast is a Wednesday-morning podcast hosted by [...]

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The MirYam Institute funds new Emory leadership program

A seven-figure grant from The MirYam Institute will help establish Emory University's Center for the Study of Law and Religion (CSLR) new program named the MirYam Project in International Ethics & Leadership: Law, Religion, Health & Security. This endeavor entails a four-year partnership between the CSLR’s Jewish Legal Studies Program and The MirYam Institute. The [...]

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Biden nominates Emory alum as U.S. solicitor general

President Joe Biden nominated Emory University alumna Elizabeth Prelogar (02C) as the next solicitor general at the U.S. Department of Justice on Aug. 11. The position has been vacant for over a year, following former Solicitor General Noel Francisco’s resignation in July 2020. The solicitor general is responsible for deciding which legal cases the U.S. [...]

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