Category: Administration

Renowned health scholar joins Emory School of Medicine amid artificial intelligence research expansion

Donnell Institute Professor of Biomedical Engineering Anant Madabhushi. Photo courtesy of Emory University Artificial intelligence (AI) savant Anant Madabhushi will join the Emory University School of Medicine in July, where he will establish an institute that researches AI to improve patient outcomes and address health inequities.  Madabhushi’s recruitment comes as the University expands its research [...]

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University Senate discusses future construction, Office of Compliance during final meeting of semester

The Emory University Senate held its last meeting of the 2021-22 academic year on April 26. The Senate voted unanimously to pass the Consent Agenda, which “usually lumps routine procedural decisions together into a single motion to save time,” Senate Administrative Assistant Grace Goh wrote in an April 27 email to the Wheel.  Goh explained [...]

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Emory removes names honoring racist figures Yerkes, Lamar, declines to rename Haygood

Emory University is renaming the Yerkes National Primate Research Center to the Emory National Primate Research Center, and the Emory University School of Law’s L.Q.C. Lamar professorships to Emory School of Law Distinguished Professors, according to an April 21 email from University President Greg Fenves.  Community members have advocated for this change since March 2020, [...]

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Single honor code proposed for all undergraduate schools

The Emory College Honor Council unanimously approved revisions to the Honor Code, stipulating that the same Honor Code be applicable to all undergraduate students. All enrolled undergraduates in Emory College are eligible to vote on the proposal from April 18-20. The proposed revisions aim to establish one Honor Code for Emory College, the Goizueta Business [...]

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James Raper named as new associate vice president for health, well-being, access and prevention

James Raper, the current assistant vice president for health and wellbeing at Wake Forest University (N.C.), has been appointed as Emory University’s first associate vice president for health, well-being, access and prevention, according to a March 30 University press release.  The new Campus Life position was created to “enhance holistic health and well-being programs and [...]

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