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Interim Oxford Dean Kenneth Carter shares his vision for Oxford

Kenneth Carter (87Ox, 89C), the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Psychology at Oxford College, assumed the position of interim dean of Oxford on Aug. 1, following former Dean Douglas Hicks’ resignation on April 29 to become president of Davidson College (N.C.). Carter is taking on this role amid a wave of University leadership changes.   In [...]

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Campus Dining staff discuss student concerns at FACE meeting

The Food Advisory Committee at Emory (FACE) met for the first time since November 2019 in the Emory Student Center multipurpose rooms on Sept. 29. During the event, Emory University Campus Dining staff answered students’ questions about their food services. FACE is a student organization that holds forums about Emory’s dining options. Campus Dining staff [...]

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University holds off on requiring second booster vaccine, discusses future policies

Emory University is currently not requiring the updated COVID-19 bivalent booster vaccine, which the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted emergency use authorization on Aug. 31, Chief Resilience Officer Amir St. Clair wrote in an email to the Wheel. However, he noted that Emory strongly recommends students follow public health guidance to best protect [...]

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Emory celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month, sees increase in Hispanic enrollment

The Hispanic/Latinx population at Emory University has always been a minority, sitting at 9.2% in 2021, according to Assistant Vice Provost of Institutional Research and Decision Support Justin Shepherd. This year, there are 1,471 Hispanic/Latinx students enrolled in the University, with 665 of those students enrolled in the Emory College of Arts and Sciences.  Emory [...]

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