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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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