Emory’s “In the Wake of Slavery and Dispossession” symposium educated attendees on the university’s history and inspired a stronger sense of community, challenging external and internalized racism.
Emory will celebrate Homecoming Oct. 16-24 with a full schedule of on-campus festivities. The week also includes a 2O36 kickoff event on Friday, Oct. 22, and the return of the Homecoming parade and festival on Saturday, Oct. 23.
Emory hosted a forum Oct. 5 for candidates vying to be the next mayor of Atlanta. The election is set for Tuesday, Nov. 2. Learn how you can view a recording of the forum.
Oxford College of Emory University has renamed Language Hall after Judge Horace J. Johnson Jr., an alumnus who became the first Black Superior Court judge in the Alcovy Judicial Circuit, and established a scholarship endowment in his honor.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Emory epidemiologist Lauren McCullough investigates why outcomes for Black women with breast cancer are so much worse than their white counterparts in Georgia.
Applications are now open for Goizueta Business School’s second John R. Lewis Racial Justice Case Competition. The competition seeks student leaders to investigate how companies can address racial injustice within their organizations.
The full return to campus has meant a resurgence of events, both virtual and in person. From museum exhibits and thought-provoking lectures to concerts and Homecoming 2021, the month brings something for everyone.