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Nursing school offers culture immigration course to non-nursing students

Emory University’s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing will offer NRSG 435, “Culture, Immigration, and Health Outcomes” in spring 2023. This will be one of the few nursing school courses open to both nursing and non-nursing students. According to the Emory Course Atlas, the class will provide “an overview of key interdisciplinary topics in culture, [...]

Informal resolution meetings increase under unified Honor Code

Before Emory University’s new honor code went into place, Associate Dean and Director of the Honor Council Jason Ciejka (11G, 17L) said that about half of students with honor code violations opted to have an informal resolution meeting (IRM). Now, Ciejka said they’re seeing over 70-75% of students use the IRM process, which allows students [...]

Emory’s course on death and dying expands to Air Force Academy

Content warning: This article contains references to suicide. Few courses at Emory University are consistently described as students’ favorite undergraduate class, and even fewer spur schools across the country to teach the curriculum in their own classrooms. And yet, this past spring, the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) offered a course created, developed and [...]

Rose Library unveils new Southern Jewish Archives Collection

Emory University’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library recently updated its Southern Jewish Archives Collection after cousins Rabbi David Geffen (59C) and former Emory Board of Visitors member Marc Lewyn announced the new Geffen and Lewyn Family Southern Jewish Collections Research Fellowship Fund. The Rose Library used the donation from the Geffen [...]

Emory Conference Center Hotel reopens after multi-million dollar renovation

The Emory Conference Center Hotel reopened on Nov. 10 following a $20 million renovation. The project began in December 2021 when the hotel was housing students with COVID-19, and was completed in October 2022.  The hotel updated over 300 guest rooms along with six executive suites. In addition to the guest rooms, the hotel completely [...]

Warnock encourages students to vote in upcoming runoff in Emory speech

When Sen. Rev. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) addressed a crowd of about 120 members of the Emory University community on Nov. 19, he spoke not only as a senator up for reelection, but also as a proponent of Martin Luther King Jr.’s leadership. Ultimately, Warnock said, he was still the second youngest of 12 kids who [...]

Food Security Safeguard Program, community fridge addresses food insecurity at Emory

Emory University’s Student Intervention Services saw an 80% increase in students “requesting assistance with food-related needs” between the 2016 and 2019 academic years, flagging food insecurity as a prevalent issue at the University. Emory’s crowdfunding platform, Momentum, defines food insecurity as “the uncertain and inconsistent conditions that can lead to hunger.” Many students who experience [...]

Emory held Indigenous language path listening sessions to honor Muscogee Nation

On Oct. 27 and Oct. 28, Emory University held Muscogee Nation teach-ins on both the Atlanta and Oxford campuses as part of the Indigenous Language Path listening sessions. The teach-in discussed Muscogee people’s history on both campuses and provided insights on developing physical rituals to pay respect to the Muscogee Nation, the original inhabitants of [...]

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NEWS

Nursing school offers culture immigration course to non-nursing students

Emory University’s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing will offer NRSG 435, “Culture, Immigration, and Health Outcomes” in spring 2023. This will be one of the few nursing school courses open to both nursing and non-nursing students. According to the Emory Course Atlas, the class will provide “an overview of key interdisciplinary topics in culture, [...]

Informal resolution meetings increase under unified Honor Code

Before Emory University’s new honor code went into place, Associate Dean and Director of the Honor Council Jason Ciejka (11G, 17L) said that about half of students with honor code violations opted to have an informal resolution meeting (IRM). Now, Ciejka said they’re seeing over 70-75% of students use the IRM process, which allows students [...]

School of Medicine dean steps down, remains on staff

Emory University School of Medicine Dean Vikas Sukhatme, who is also the chief academic officer of Emory Healthcare, announced on Nov. 22 that he will be stepping down from his roles in March 2023. He held both positions for five years. Sukhatme will remain in the School of Medicine community as a full-time faculty member. [...]

Emory’s course on death and dying expands to Air Force Academy

Content warning: This article contains references to suicide. Few courses at Emory University are consistently described as students’ favorite undergraduate class, and even fewer spur schools across the country to teach the curriculum in their own classrooms. And yet, this past spring, the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) offered a course created, developed and [...]

Rose Library unveils new Southern Jewish Archives Collection

Emory University’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library recently updated its Southern Jewish Archives Collection after cousins Rabbi David Geffen (59C) and former Emory Board of Visitors member Marc Lewyn announced the new Geffen and Lewyn Family Southern Jewish Collections Research Fellowship Fund. The Rose Library used the donation from the Geffen [...]

Emory Conference Center Hotel reopens after multi-million dollar renovation

The Emory Conference Center Hotel reopened on Nov. 10 following a $20 million renovation. The project began in December 2021 when the hotel was housing students with COVID-19, and was completed in October 2022.  The hotel updated over 300 guest rooms along with six executive suites. In addition to the guest rooms, the hotel completely [...]

Warnock encourages students to vote in upcoming runoff in Emory speech

When Sen. Rev. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) addressed a crowd of about 120 members of the Emory University community on Nov. 19, he spoke not only as a senator up for reelection, but also as a proponent of Martin Luther King Jr.’s leadership. Ultimately, Warnock said, he was still the second youngest of 12 kids who [...]

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