Category: Letter to the Editor

Emory Sexual Assault Peer Advocates: Response to The Emory Wheel’s Editorial Board Article on Sexual Violence

Dear Emory community, The Wheel’s Jan. 18 editorial  sought to highlight the University’s ongoing response to sexual violence and the considerable gaps in services offered to survivors. The issues it raised are of great concern to our organization, and we agree there is much more the University and our community can do to support survivors [...]

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Emory Should Stop Honoring a Racist, Anti-Semitic Eugenicist

I am delighted that Emory University, where I teach, has worked tirelessly to eliminate racism and anti-Semitism. However, Emory has overlooked an egregious example. Emory’s Yerkes National Primate Research Center, on Emory’s Atlanta campus with over 500 employees, and a division of the prestigious Woodruff Health Sciences Center, is named for Robert Yerkes. As I [...]

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Letter to the Editor: Response to Sexual Violence Editorial

We are deeply concerned when we learn that members of the Emory community have experienced sexual violence. Sexual violence of any kind is not tolerated. Our goal is to do everything in our power to prevent these acts, and if they do occur, we take prompt action to support survivors and address the misconduct. The [...]

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