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Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021
Emory selects first members of Class of 2026
On Dec. 15, 804 students were admitted to Emory College, Oxford College or both. These outstanding Early Decision I applicants join 61 students who matched to Emory through QuestBridge, which links talented low-income scholars with leading universities, to build the foundation for the Class of 2026.


Senior Annie Li selected as a Marshall Scholar for study in U.K.
Annie Li, a senior in Emory College majoring in history and sociology, has been selected for the Marshall Scholarship. The competitive award covers up to three years of graduate study in the U.K.


John R. Lewis Racial Justice Case Competition announces semifinalists
Hosted by Goizueta Business School, the competition brings together students from leading universities to focus on the intersection of business and racial equality. The 20 semifinalists for 2022 were selected from 76 applicant teams representing more than 40 schools.


Indigenous history course uses debate format to create broad engagement
Malinda Maynor Lowery, the new Cahoon Family Professor in American History, incorporated debate into her first Emory College course this fall, an effort that drew engagement while honoring the alumna who helped Emory win its first national debate championship.
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The end of the semester is a mix of relief and stress as classes end and preparation for finals begins. Students found outlets for celebration and stress relief with pet therapy sessions, a winter wonderland and numerous activities through student organizations.


Emory University to require COVID-19 boosters for students, faculty, staff
With the continued spread of COVID-19 and the emerging Omicron variant, all Emory University students, faculty and staff will be required to receive a booster dose of a COVID-19 vaccine for the 2022 spring semester.


What we've learned about the Omicron variant
Emory epidemiologists Carlos del Rio and Jodie Guest team up to discuss the latest developments regarding the COVID-19 Omicron variant.
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As you look toward next semester, mark your calendar for Emory's King Week, a series of events Jan. 13-20 honoring the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement. Programs include educational lectures, spiritual services, community service projects, celebrations and exhibits; the keynote address by Bobby Seale, founding chair of the Black Panther Party, is Jan. 18. Visit the King Week website to learn more.
2021: Emory's year in review
From research breakthroughs to a Rhodes Scholar, faculty, students and staff found many ways to flourish in 2021. Take a look back at 10 of the biggest stories, with more headlines so you can delve deeper into this year of impact and achievement.


Emory welcomes Muscogee (Creek) Nation leaders to campus, their ancestral homeland
A recent reception welcoming leaders from the Muscogee (Creek) Nation to Emory is an early step toward honoring Indigenous peoples, the original inhabitants and stewards of the land on which Emory now sits.


Twin Memorials Working Group updates community on progress
The Twin Memorials Working Group met regularly throughout the semester to develop plans for honoring enslaved persons who labored on Emory’s campus. The group envisions memorials in Oxford and Atlanta that tell these stories in impactful ways.


New Emory Interfaith Center to provide much-needed gathering space
Expected to open in December 2022 on North Decatur Road, the Emory Interfaith Center will offer space for students to practice their traditions and serve as a community hub for dialogue and understanding.
Plan ahead for Emory Dining's hours during winter break
Plan ahead for Emory Dining's hours during winter break

'Your Fantastic Mind' episode to focus on long COVID, becoming a brain surgeon
'Your Fantastic Mind' episode to focus on long COVID, becoming a brain surgeon

'And I Must Scream' exhibit coming to the Carlos Museum in January; learn more
'And I Must Scream' exhibit coming to the Carlos Museum in January; learn more
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Today's edition concludes Dooley Report's publishing schedule for 2021. To keep up with university happenings, please visit the Emory News Center. Look for the next Dooley Report in January, when regular publication resumes. Best wishes for the winter break and the new year!
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