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PETA Calls for NIH to Stop Funding Emory Research

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) released a statement on Oct. 17 calling for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to bar Emory University from receiving additional research funding, citing repeated violations of federal animal welfare guidelines. “When an institution cannot comply with the meager protections of federal animal welfare laws, it has [...]

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McBride to Leave Emory in Spring 2020 after 2 Years as Provost

Courtesy Emory Photo/Video Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs Dwight A. McBride will leave Emory University in Spring 2020 to serve as the ninth president of The New School (N.Y.), according to an Oct. 11 New School press release. McBride will succeed current New School President David E. Van Zandt, who will leave [...]

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Dean Bobinski Addresses N-Word Controversy and Future of Emory Law

Emory Law School Dean Mary Anne Bobinski speaks at a Sept. 27 law symposium celebrating the 70th anniversary of the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949/Jessie Wang, Contributing Amid recent controversies surrounding Emory Law School, Dean Mary Anne Bobinski addressed the use of racial slurs in class and her vision of the school’s future in an [...]

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Clery Report: Increases in Reported On-Campus Rape

Emory’s 2019 Clery Report, released in a University-wide email on Sept. 30, revealed increases in reported rape, dating violence and liquor law violation referrals on the Atlanta campus in 2018. The University releases the report annually in compliance with the Clery Act, a federal regulation that requires all colleges and universities participating in federal financial [...]

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