Category: Campus Life

The 22 defining stories for the Class of 2022

Acceptance rate drops to 18.5 percent Alex Klugerman | March 28, 2018 Emory University welcomed the Class of 2022 during an admissions cycle with a 16% increase in applicants and an 18.5% acceptance rate, 3.3% decrease from the previous year. Applicants were also more competitive, boasting increased mean standardized test scores as well as a [...]

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A puzzle master, an investigative journalist and a Disney executive walked into Emory

Edwin Trevathan (82M, 82PH) Courtesy of Edwin Trevathan Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (Tenn.) Director Edwin Trevathan (82M, 82PH) credits his love for the Emory University School of Medicine to his scholarship interview getting pushed back.  With nothing to do until his interview, Trevathan wandered down the street to the Centers for Disease Control and [...]

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Co-author of ‘A Pledge with Purpose’ discusses history of Black Greek letter organizations, present-day impact

During a virtual event hosted by the James Weldon Institute for the Study of Race and Difference, Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Professor of Law at Wake Forest University School of Law (N.C.) Gregory S. Parks discussed his book “A Pledge with Purpose: Black Sororities and Fraternities and the Fight for Equality” on April [...]

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Co-lead counsel in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization shares legal insights on the fight for abortion access

Hillary Schneller, a senior staff attorney at the Center for Reproductive Rights and the co-lead counsel in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, discussed the ongoing Supreme Court case and her fight for reproductive rights in a dialogue hosted by the Emory Law Chapter of the American Constitution Society on April 4. Before a crowd [...]

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Scott Kelly named keynote speaker for 2022 Class Day

Former National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) astronaut Scott Kelly. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Former National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) astronaut and retired U.S. Navy Capt. and fighter pilot Scott Kelly will speak to the Emory University community for the annual Class Day speech on May 5. The event will start at 6:30 [...]

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