Emory Board of Trustees names Gregory L. Fenves as 21st president

Emory Board of Trustees names Gregory L. Fenves as 21st president

Gregory L. Fenves, president of The University of Texas at Austin, has been elected as the 21st president of Emory University by a unanimous vote of Emory’s Board of Trustees. Fenves will assume office on August 1.


Emory Healthcare and Georgia Tech team up on rapid production of face shields

Emory Healthcare and Georgia Tech team up on rapid production of face shields

With supplies of medical personal protective equipment strained amid the COVID-19 outbreak, a cross-disciplinary team at Emory Healthcare and the Georgia Institute of Technology is working on a new effort to supply thousands of face shields to health care professionals on front lines.

Welcoming the Class of 2024

Welcoming the Class of 2024

As they finish their senior year sheltering at home, 5,925 high school students learned March 25 that they are the final students admitted to Emory's Class of 2024. Leaders inside and outside the classroom, they are among the most academically talented students in the world.

FDA: Human trials can begin for Emory COVID-19 antiviral

FDA: Human trials can begin for Emory COVID-19 antiviral

An oral antiviral discovered and developed at Emory can begin human trials. EIDD-2801 has shown promise for treating COVID-19.


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Finding connection and care: Emory Spiritual Life moves online during COVID-19

Emory’s Office of Spiritual and Religious Life has found ways to continue supporting the community during social distancing, including offering resources for Passover, Easter and Ramadan.

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Ombuds Office continues serving Emory community through remote learning phase

The university’s Ombuds Office is still serving the Emory community as a communication partner and bridge to other resources during this time of remote learning, teaching and working.

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Classes that click: Introduction to sociology

For student Sareena Sethi, decorating her room at home to be more like her college room is helping ease the transition; for sociology professor Devon Goss, a four-legged assistant helps brighten the days. “Classes That Click” explores how Emory is adapting to remote learning.

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All hands on deck: Transitioning Emory College to remote teaching

In less than two weeks, Emory College staff helped more than 500 faculty members move from a classroom setting to remote learning for 6,000 undergraduates, now scattered across the country and the world.