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Emory professor discovers biological studies often misinterpret sex-based data

Emory Professor of Psychology Donna Maney and Yesenia Garcia-Sifuentes (26G), a student in Emory’s Graduate Program in Neuroscience, published a study on Nov. 2 which detailed misreporting of sex differences in biological sciences.  According to Maney, there has been a push for all clinical and preclinical research to include males and females over the past [...]

Emory announces new waste management partner

Emory University announced a new waste management partnership with Goodr on Nov. 16, a compost and landfill company that also serves Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and the Georgia World Congress Center.  Chief Climate Change Officer and Associate Vice President Ciannet Howett said she hopes the partnership will help achieve the University’s goal of zero landfill [...]

University receives award for commitment to supplier diversity

Emory University recently received the George Lottier Rising Star Award for its increased support of diverse suppliers and minority-owned businesses. According to the Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council’s website, the award recognizes an organization which has implemented a supplier diversity program within the last three years and achieved significant supplier diversity during that time.   Newly [...]

Oxford library opens ‘Inclusive Archives’ exhibition

The Oxford College Library opened their new exhibition "The Work is Never Finished" in October as part of the University libraries’ ongoing efforts to recognize the legacy of dispossession and slavery. (Kelly Zhuang) The Oxford College Library opened their new exhibition, “The Work is Never Finished: Building an Inclusive Archives,” in October. The exhibition features [...]

Emory professor Pearl Dowe discusses Black women’s important role in politics

“Black women’s radical imagination convinces them that individually and collectively they can change a world that tells them that they are less than,” said Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Political Science and African American Studies Pearl Dowe. Every first Friday of the month at 4 p.m., Emory University highlights a faculty member’s research on race-related [...]

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Emory partners with the First-Gen Forward Cohort to celebrate, support for first-generation community

Emory University held its annual First-Gen Week from Nov. 8-12. The Office of Undergraduate Affairs (OUA) organized the week in partnership with the 2021-2022 First-Gen Forward cohort to provide resources to first-generation students.  The cohort is a collaboration of higher education institutions with the purpose of improving the experiences and outcomes of first-generation college students. [...]

Emory Senior named recipient of lauded Rhodes Scholarship

Ahmed Aljohani (22C) became the first Emory University student since 2017 to be awarded the Rhodes Scholarship on Nov. 20. He is one of only 21 Emory students to have secured the scholarship.  The award enables Aljohani to study abroad at the University of Oxford with tuition covered for two to three years in addition [...]

Students temporarily evacuate Oxford dorm following kitchen fire

Residents in Oxford College’s Murdy Residence Hall were forced to evacuate Thursday night after a fire started in the hall’s kitchen at about 9:17 p.m. The fire started when the Jewish Student Union (JSU) was cooking latkes, a traditional Jewish dish eaten during Hanukkah, JSU Israel chair Daniel Timor (22Ox) said.  Covington Fire Department Fire [...]

Emory professor discovers biological studies often misinterpret sex-based data

Emory Professor of Psychology Donna Maney and Yesenia Garcia-Sifuentes (26G), a student in Emory’s Graduate Program in Neuroscience, published a study on Nov. 2 which detailed misreporting of sex differences in biological sciences.  According to Maney, there has been a push for all clinical and preclinical research to include males and females over the past [...]

Emory announces new waste management partner

Emory University announced a new waste management partnership with Goodr on Nov. 16, a compost and landfill company that also serves Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and the Georgia World Congress Center.  Chief Climate Change Officer and Associate Vice President Ciannet Howett said she hopes the partnership will help achieve the University’s goal of zero landfill [...]

University receives award for commitment to supplier diversity

Emory University recently received the George Lottier Rising Star Award for its increased support of diverse suppliers and minority-owned businesses. According to the Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council’s website, the award recognizes an organization which has implemented a supplier diversity program within the last three years and achieved significant supplier diversity during that time.   Newly [...]

Oxford library opens ‘Inclusive Archives’ exhibition

The Oxford College Library opened their new exhibition "The Work is Never Finished" in October as part of the University libraries’ ongoing efforts to recognize the legacy of dispossession and slavery. (Kelly Zhuang) The Oxford College Library opened their new exhibition, “The Work is Never Finished: Building an Inclusive Archives,” in October. The exhibition features [...]

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