Category: Administration

Town Hall: President Fenves is ‘very confident’ classes will return in person on Jan. 31

Emory University President Gregory Fenves and University administrators hosted a virtual town hall on Jan. 6 to address the temporary shift to remote learning until Jan. 31 to mitigate the spread of the highly-transmissible Omicron variant.  Alongside Fenves, School of Medicine Associate Professor Zanthia Wiley, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Ravi Bellamkonda [...]

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Debate over slurs in the classroom causes rift in the Student Bar Association, followed by resignation of former president

Professors using slurs in the classroom at the Emory University School of Law is nothing new.  Most recently, Associate Professor of Law Alexander Volokh used a homophobic slur in a lecture involving the Westboro Baptist Church in early September 2021.  The law school did not punish Volokh because he argued that he had a pedagogical [...]

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The 21 Stories that Shaped 2021

Click below for interactive view From Emory University’s mass vaccination effort against COVID-19 to a gold medal performance from former Emory swimmer Andrew Wilson (17C) at the Tokyo Olympics, 2021 held tremendous victories for the Emory community. However, the year also presented great tragedy. With the Atlanta spa shootings devastating the metro area’s Asian American [...]

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Emory reverts to orange operating status, requires negative COVID-19 for move-in

Emory University will shift from modified yellow to an orange operating status effective immediately, according to a Dec. 28 email announcement from Executive Director for COVID-19 Response and Recovery Amir St. Clair.  Emory University will shift to an orange operating status effective Dec. 28. Photo courtesy of Emory University This follows Emory’s announcement earlier today [...]

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