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Remembering Hamilton E. Holmes, a ‘Brave Physician Leader’

As the first Black student admitted to the Emory School of Medicine, Hamilton Earl Holmes (67M) is a trailblazing figure in Emory history. Hamilton Holmes, nicknamed “Hamp,” was born on July 8, 1941 in Atlanta. Hamilton grew up in a renowned family within the civil rights community. A “third-generation integrationist,” Hamilton succeeded his grandfather and [...]

Open Expression, Open Hostility: Conservative Students Maneuver Changing Campus Politics

This article is the first part in a series of stories about conservatism on Emory’s campus. Follow emorywheel.com and our upcoming print issues for future segments. As competitive presidential and Senate elections in Georgia ushered in a record degree of political engagement among students, Emory conservatives are navigating a highly charged campus. Today, students and [...]

Anthony Fauci to Deliver 2021 Commencement Address

Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Anthony Fauci will deliver the 2021 Commencement address for Emory College of Arts and Sciences and receive the Emory University President’s Medal, University President Gregory Fenves announced in a student-wide email on Feb. 24. He will virtually address the Class of 2021 live on [...]

Endowment Increases by Less Than 1% in 2020

Emory's endowment grew from $7.87 billion in the 2019 fiscal year to $7.94 billion in the 2020 fiscal year, a 0.82% increase, according to a yearly study by the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO).  Between fiscal years 2018 and 2019, Emory’s endowment grew by nearly 8%, from $7.29 billion to $7.87 [...]

Kamala Harris Advisory Board Appoints Emory Professor Pearl Dowe

Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Political Science and African American Studies Pearl Dowe is one of eight scholars nationwide selected for a five-year position on the Kamala Harris Project advisory board.  The board was created by the University of Southern California (USC) Dornsife Center for Leadership by Women of Color to study the significance of [...]

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First-Year Oxford Student Dies Friday

This story is developing. Check back for updates. First-year Oxford student Yide “Dave” Zhang died unexpectedly on March 5, according to a March 6 email sent to Oxford College students by Oxford Dean Douglas Hicks.  Zhang studied from his home in Suzhou, China during the fall semester but came to Oxford in the spring. Hicks [...]

Goizueta Business School Talks Accessibility in Business

Closing out the University’s commemoration of Black History Month, the Goizueta Business School organized a virtual event titled “How Emory Takes Action to Provide Access & Opportunity for Diverse Business” on Feb. 25.  Assistant Vice President for University Partnerships Alan Anderson hosted the discussion and called the panel “an opportunity to learn, to discuss and [...]

Remembering Hamilton E. Holmes, a ‘Brave Physician Leader’

As the first Black student admitted to the Emory School of Medicine, Hamilton Earl Holmes (67M) is a trailblazing figure in Emory history. Hamilton Holmes, nicknamed “Hamp,” was born on July 8, 1941 in Atlanta. Hamilton grew up in a renowned family within the civil rights community. A “third-generation integrationist,” Hamilton succeeded his grandfather and [...]

Open Expression, Open Hostility: Conservative Students Maneuver Changing Campus Politics

This article is the first part in a series of stories about conservatism on Emory’s campus. Follow emorywheel.com and our upcoming print issues for future segments. As competitive presidential and Senate elections in Georgia ushered in a record degree of political engagement among students, Emory conservatives are navigating a highly charged campus. Today, students and [...]

Anthony Fauci to Deliver 2021 Commencement Address

Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Anthony Fauci will deliver the 2021 Commencement address for Emory College of Arts and Sciences and receive the Emory University President’s Medal, University President Gregory Fenves announced in a student-wide email on Feb. 24. He will virtually address the Class of 2021 live on [...]

Endowment Increases by Less Than 1% in 2020

Emory's endowment grew from $7.87 billion in the 2019 fiscal year to $7.94 billion in the 2020 fiscal year, a 0.82% increase, according to a yearly study by the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO).  Between fiscal years 2018 and 2019, Emory’s endowment grew by nearly 8%, from $7.29 billion to $7.87 [...]

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