Category: Featured News

Emory joins Gillette, TerraCycle recycling initiative following composting difficulties

Emory University recently became one of 37 colleges participating in the Gillette University Recycling Pilot Program in partnership with the recycling company TerraCycle, which specializes in handling hard-to-recycle materials. The program encourages students to recycle their used disposable razors, replaceable-blade cartridge units and associated packaging at public drop-off locations across the country.  By joining the [...]

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Renowned health scholar joins Emory School of Medicine amid artificial intelligence research expansion

Donnell Institute Professor of Biomedical Engineering Anant Madabhushi. Photo courtesy of Emory University Artificial intelligence (AI) savant Anant Madabhushi will join the Emory University School of Medicine in July, where he will establish an institute that researches AI to improve patient outcomes and address health inequities.  Madabhushi’s recruitment comes as the University expands its research [...]

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Shuttles to return to full capacity, University to discuss protocol changes amid increase in COVID-19 cases

Emory University shuttles will return to full capacity and permit standing riders on May 2. Masks will still be required to ride, according to Executive Director for COVID-19 Response and Recovery Amir St. Clair.  Shuttles have been operating at full seated capacity since last summer, but standing riders have not been allowed in about  two [...]

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Wheel staff members win six awards, ranked twice as finalists by Society of Professional Journalists

The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) awarded the Wheel with six region three Mark of Excellence Awards in the “large” university category, which includes all schools with 10,000+ students, on April 28.  The Wheel won the Corbin Gwaltney Award for Best All-Around Student newspaper.  "Winning the Region 3 best all around student newspaper award for [...]

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University Senate discusses future construction, Office of Compliance during final meeting of semester

The Emory University Senate held its last meeting of the 2021-22 academic year on April 26. The Senate voted unanimously to pass the Consent Agenda, which “usually lumps routine procedural decisions together into a single motion to save time,” Senate Administrative Assistant Grace Goh wrote in an April 27 email to the Wheel.  Goh explained [...]

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