October 2020 Archive

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Emory president updates actions university is taking for racial justice

Emory University | October 26, 2020

In a community message, President Gregory L. Fenves discusses progress on the path to make Emory more inclusive. Steps include reappointing the Task Force on Untold Stories and Disenfranchised Populations, establishing the Descendants Endowment and launching the University Committee on Naming Honors.

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Decision 2020: Emory experts weigh in on the 2020 presidential race

Oxford College | October 16, 2020

While all elections shape history, the 2020 presidential race is poised to be one for the record books. With early voting now underway in Georgia, five Emory election experts pinpoint the key issues and what’s at stake.

In-person classes at Emory follow guidelines for physical distancing and face coverings.
Emory announces plan for spring 2021 semester

Oxford College | October 16, 2020

President Gregory L. Fenves announces the university’s plan for spring semester, including class formats, the academic calendar, a modest increase in residential students, changing to saliva-based COVID-19 testing and more.

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Emory expands access to free, anytime health services for all students

Emory University | October 9, 2020

Whether on campus or off, all Emory students can now gain support through Emory Student Telehealth, which provides free, 24/7 access to licensed medical and mental health professionals.

Meet this year's class of 40 Under Forty.
'40 Under Forty' celebrates outstanding Emory alumni

Emory University | October 2, 2020

They are innovators, educators, entrepreneurs and social justice advocates; leaders in health care, government, community service and more. Meet this year's class of 40 Under Forty, representing the diverse achievements and impact of Emory alumni.