Category: Featured News

ESL Tutoring Program Rebrands, Merges With Writing Center

The English as a Second Language (ESL) program changed its name to the English Language Learning Program (ELLP) and merged its tutoring program with the Emory Writing Center this semester, according to Senior Associate Dean for the Office of Undergraduate Education Joanne Brzinski. Brzinski said the change should allow ELLP and the Writing Center to [...]

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DeKalb County Issues Boil Water Advisory

Update (9/15/19 at 9:53 p.m.): The advisory was lifted on Sunday night, Sept. 15, for all of DeKalb County except for the city of Dunwoody, according to the DeKalb County Emergency Management Agency. The DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management issued a boil water advisory for the entire county on Saturday after thunderstorms the previous [...]

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ESC Becomes First LEED Platinum Certified Building at Emory

Ayushi Agarwal, Photo Editor The Emory Student Center (ESC) is the first Emory building to receive the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification, according to Matthew Early, the outgoing vice president of campus services. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the LEED program determines buildings’ environmental footprints by rating their [...]

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Emory Professor Shares Prestigious Medical Award For Immunology Work

Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Max Cooper was awarded the 2019 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award on Tuesday for his work in identifying the function of B- and T-cells, the major elements of an adaptive immune system. Cooper shares the award, which includes a $250,000 prize, with Jacques Miller, emeritus professor at the [...]

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Vice President of Campus Services to Leave Emory After 9 Years

Vice President of Campus Services Matthew Early will leave Emory on Sept. 13 to become the vice president of facilities management at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia. Early is capping a nine-year term that began on Aug. 1, 2010, and oversaw all significant construction projects on the Emory and [...]

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