Category: Academics

Scholar Strike Emphasizes ‘Emory Has a Long Way to Go’ Regarding Racial Justice

Emory students and faculty members participated in a two-day Scholar Strike for Racial Justice on Sept. 8-9, in which some participating professors canceled classes, others shifted their lesson plans to include discussions of racial justice and the Faculty-in-Residence Program held a Racial Justice Hour.  Although the strike only lasted two days, University faculty felt its [...]

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Emory Professor Announces Bid to Serve Remainder of John Lewis’ Term

While many Emory faculty members juggle a virtual fall semester during a pandemic, one professor seeks to take over a congressional seat previously occupied by the “conscious of Congress.” Robert Franklin, the James T. and Berta R. Laney professor in moral leadership at the Candler School of Theology, is running to replace deceased civil rights [...]

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