Category: Academics

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 [...]

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Emory admits 9% of Regular Decision applicants

Regular Decision applicants received their Emory University admission decisions on March 30 at 6 p.m. According to Dean of Admissions John Latting, 9% of all Regular Decision applicants were admitted. The Early Decision I round of applicants had an acceptance rate of 32%. The overall admit rate was 10.6%.  “When I got in, I started [...]

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Hired but not promoted: The struggles of women in academia

When Carol Allen (74C) attended Emory University in the early 1970s, she recalled having only four female professors: two teaching English and two teaching French. While the number of female professors employed by the University has increased from 50 years ago, female professors still make up significantly less of the University’s staff than their male [...]

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