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The 22 defining stories for the Class of 2022

Acceptance rate drops to 18.5 percent Alex Klugerman | March 28, 2018 Emory University welcomed the Class of 2022 during an admissions cycle with a 16% increase in applicants and an 18.5% acceptance rate, 3.3% decrease from the previous year. Applicants were also more competitive, boasting increased mean standardized test scores as well as a [...]

A puzzle master, an investigative journalist and a Disney executive walked into Emory

Edwin Trevathan (82M, 82PH) Courtesy of Edwin Trevathan Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (Tenn.) Director Edwin Trevathan (82M, 82PH) credits his love for the Emory University School of Medicine to his scholarship interview getting pushed back.  With nothing to do until his interview, Trevathan wandered down the street to the Centers for Disease Control and [...]

Oxford College dean resigns, accepts position as Davidson president

Oxford College Dean Douglas Hicks has resigned from Emory University to become the 19th president of Davidson College (N.C.), his undergraduate alma mater, according to an April 29 email to Oxford students from Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Ravi V. Bellamkonda.  Davidson College Trustees unanimously named Hicks as the college’s next president, [...]

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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Exploring the past, present and future of Dooley’s Tavern

A sign posted on the front door warns visitors: “DON’T ENTER.”  A decrepit building tucked behind Haygood Hall, Dooley’s Tavern appears to be forgotten by Emory University’s Oxford community. The white paint has been chipped away by time, exposing the building’s wood scaffolding. Most windows are boarded up, and entrances are locked.   A glance inside [...]

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 [...]

2022 Election Guide

May 24 is election day for the 2022 Georgia primaries, although early voting began on May 2. Any primary races that advance to a runoff will hold an election on June 21, and the general election will take place on Nov. 8. Any general election run-offs will be held on Dec. 6. Georgia primary races [...]

Crossing the stage, turning tassels

For the first time in three years, Emory University’s graduation and Commencement festivities took place on campus, starting with undergraduate Class Day Crossover on May 5 and culminating in Emory College, Goizueta Business School and the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing undergraduate graduation ceremonies on May 9. In 2020, graduation and Commencement occurred completely [...]

The 22 defining stories for the Class of 2022

Acceptance rate drops to 18.5 percent Alex Klugerman | March 28, 2018 Emory University welcomed the Class of 2022 during an admissions cycle with a 16% increase in applicants and an 18.5% acceptance rate, 3.3% decrease from the previous year. Applicants were also more competitive, boasting increased mean standardized test scores as well as a [...]

A puzzle master, an investigative journalist and a Disney executive walked into Emory

Edwin Trevathan (82M, 82PH) Courtesy of Edwin Trevathan Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (Tenn.) Director Edwin Trevathan (82M, 82PH) credits his love for the Emory University School of Medicine to his scholarship interview getting pushed back.  With nothing to do until his interview, Trevathan wandered down the street to the Centers for Disease Control and [...]

Oxford College dean resigns, accepts position as Davidson president

Oxford College Dean Douglas Hicks has resigned from Emory University to become the 19th president of Davidson College (N.C.), his undergraduate alma mater, according to an April 29 email to Oxford students from Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Ravi V. Bellamkonda.  Davidson College Trustees unanimously named Hicks as the college’s next president, [...]

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