Category: Academics

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, [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Free speech debate reignited at law school with Emory Free Speech Forum event, students allege transphobia

When the Emory Free Speech Forum (EFSF) began to promote their event with the Foundation Against Intolerance and Racism (FAIR) at the Emory University School of Law last month, controversy quickly followed. Within a couple days, EFSF’s fliers about the event — coined “A Pro-Human Approach to Civil Rights” — were met with student-made fliers [...]

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School of Nursing roundup: Edge Runner designation, new learning center, $11 million from federal government

The Emory University’s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing received $11.8 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) on Oct. 4 and opened a new $20.6 million learning center on Sept. 16. Alongside these two School of Nursing accomplishments, Nell Hodgson also received the American Academy [...]

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Emory now ranks No. 22, lowest position since 1994

Emory University fell to No. 22 in the 2023 U.S. News & World Report’s (USNWR) “Best Colleges” ranking for national universities, following five consecutive years of Emory being ranked No. 21. The last time Emory’s rank dropped was in 2017, when it lost its No. 20 spot in the USNWR rankings.  Emory’s No. 22 position [...]

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Summer 2022 news roundup

2022 Election Guide By Matthew Chupack and Madi Olivier | May 13 Georgia’s 2022 election features U.S. Senate, governor, secretary of state and other key races. Primary election day was May 24, and runoffs were held on June 21 for the secretary of state Democratic nominee and the lieutenant governor Democratic nominee.  Gubernatorial candidate Stacey [...]

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Emory, Oxford will require experiential learning GER for Class of 2027

Students entering Emory University in fall 2023 will be required to fulfill an experiential learning general education requirement (GER). The new GER, which will be mandatory for students at both Oxford College and the Emory College of Arts and Sciences, is intended to facilitate learning “through reflection or doing” to improve students’ grasp on conceptual [...]

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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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