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Hudson honored as 'key' employee

As Emory students moved into residence halls for the start of the new academic year, their thoughts may have focused on how they would decorate or how much fun they would have with their roommates. Yet before any of this could happen, they all needed the same thing - keys, thousands of them. The person[...]

Gilbert's Spirit, Expertise a Hallmark of ECL Career

When Alexandra "Lex" Gilbert retired in July after seven years in the Emory Campus Life Office of Health Promotion, she left her indelible mark on dozens of OHP initiatives and bequeathed a generous portion of her indefatigable "can do" spirit to the office's students, staff, and faculty. When Gilbert[...]

Wilson Succeeds In and Out of Water

"Emory is where I got really serious about swimming," says Olympic hopeful Andrew Wilson, a rising senior who broke his own record this spring and swam one of the fastest 200-yard breaststroke times in the world. "Three years ago, I would never have thought I had a chance to be part of an Olympic[...]

Dugoni, Local Roots, a Gem of Sustainable Environments

The last time you went grocery shopping, you may have picked up a bag of apples or a pint of strawberries, some leafy greens for a salad, or some carrots to munch on. Good, healthy choices. But did you wonder where the products were grown, how the workers were treated, or the impact that shipping may[...]

Pipeline Program Advances Health Education

For high school students at South Atlanta School of Health and Medical Science, the Emory University Pipeline Program can also be a lifeline, connecting them to mentoring, future job opportunities, and better health outcomes for their communities. "Pipeline transforms ideas into reality," says Emory[...]

Dining Contract Announcement

Emory University Campus Dining today announced that it has selected Bon Appétit Management Company as the university's new food services vendor for both the Atlanta and Oxford campuses. The new contract will be effective when the existing food services contract with Sodexo ends on May 31. Plans are firmly[...]

Lim's Commitment to Social Justice Helps Build Inclusive Campus Community

One day, during his senior year in high school, Daniel M. Lim was conducting an experiment in his seventh-period physics lab when his cellphone rang. It was an unexpected call from an unfamiliar area code ¿ a call that would profoundly change his life. "I wondered who could be calling me from the 404[...]

Statement on Open Expression

Emory University is committed to an environment where the open expression of ideas and open, vigorous debate and speech are valued, promoted, and encouraged. We are reminded again this week of these important principles as our community members express their viewpoints regarding issues related to Israel[...]

Sr. Associate Dean Dr. Andy Wilson Announces Resignation

Dr. Andy Wilson, Senior Associate Dean for Emory's Division of Campus Life, has announced his resignation. Andy has accepted the position of Dean of Academic and Student Services at Johns Hopkins University, effective April 6, 2015. In his current position, Andy, who joined the Emory community in 2002,[...]

Welcome Back & Spring Update

Welcome back to campus and another semester of growth and opportunity for us all. I have highlighted below a number of developments that may be of interest. Student ideas and insights, along with those of other stakeholders, have been and continue to be essential in the conception, development, and implementation[...]

Athletic Director Tim Downes Announces Resignation

Tim Downes, the Director of Athletics and Recreation at Emory University since 2007, has announced his resignation effective June 30, 2015. Downes will assume the athletic director duties at the Westminster Schools in Atlanta. During his tenure, Downes oversaw and played a direct role in numerous accomplishments[...]

Dean's Message on Pakistani Tragedy

In this time of tragedy, we extend our deepest sympathy to all members of the Emory community affected by the recent and horrific terrorist attacks at the Peshawar Army Public School and College in Pakistan. Please know that you do not have to face these challenges alone. As part of a caring community,[...]

Davies Helps Students Embrace Identities, Polyculturalism

As a biracial individual raised in a predominantly black and white community, senior Elizabeth Jordan "Jordie" Davies found that her Emory experience helped her embrace her own multiple identities, celebrate the identities of others, and assist fellow students doing the same. Emory of Campus Life[...]

Campus Life Update on Bias Incidents

In response to a bias incident that occurred earlier this semester, President James W. Wagner, in a letter to the university community, stated emphatically, "Emory University will not tolerate such acts. Instead we must together pledge Emory University's continuing commitment to raise awareness and prevent[...]

Reisenauer Motivated by Self-Reflection, Religious Conviction, Intellectual Inquiry

Throughout her childhood, Berit Reisenauer was encouraged to embrace a philosophy that she now sees expressed in Emory of Campus Life's key concept for November: "Live what you learn; learn what you live." Today, as an Emory graduating senior, she continues to feed her inquiring mind by integrating learning[...]

Norovirus and Considerations for Thanksgiving

As you know, our Emory community has been dealing with an outbreak of Norovirus gastroenteritis since Wednesday, November 12. To date, nearly 150 students have sought care for gastroenteritis at either Emory Student Health Services or the University Hospital Emergency Department. We also know that[...]

Emory Gastrointestinal Illness Confirmed as Norovirus

As noted in Thursday night's all-student email, we were awaiting laboratory results regarding a gastrointestinal illness that had affected many students in our Emory community. Friday night we received confirmation from the Georgia Public Health Laboratory and Emory Medical Lab that all patient samples[...]

A Statement of Continuing Commitment to Create Change and Address Social Injustice

At Emory, we strive to create an interdependent, inclusive, and socially just community where individuals can reach their full potential, live in a physically and psychologically safe environment, and work collaboratively to create change. As President Wagner has stated, "we must together pledge Emory[...]

Emory Campus Kitchens Founder Exemplifies "Catalyze"

Catalyze - one of several new Emory Campus Life key concepts - is described as "compelling one to significant action." The concept applies to hundreds of Emory students whose response to the widening social and intellectual awareness of a liberal arts education is to take "significant action" that makes[...]

Statement from Dean Ajay Nair

The university administration was recently made aware of allegations that a bias incident occurred at Monday's intramural flag football game between the Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi) Fraternity and another team comprised of Emory students. Witnesses allege that during the game, AEPi's opposing team was subjected[...]