Posts tagged with "Emory University"

‘End of White Christian America’ lecture will kick off Emory’s ‘Faith and Politics’ series

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 7, 2016

Emory’s “Faith and Politics” lecture series will begin Sept. 7 with a discussion of “The End of White Christian America.” “As the country counts down to Nov. 8 presidential election, Emory University’s Candler School of Theology will host public intellectuals and scholars of religion and culture for a lecture series entitled ‘Faith and Politics in […]

Emory pursuing annexation into the city of Atlanta

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 19, 2016

Atlanta Loop,’s sibling publication, has confirmed that Emory University is officially pursuing annexation into the city of Atlanta. “We’re looking at annexation,” a spokesperson for the University said. To read the full story on Atlanta Loop, click here.

Emory will host discussion about ‘End of White Christian America’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 10, 2016

Emory University is hosting a lecture on Sep. 7 titled “The End of White Christian America.” “Robert P. Jones, founder and CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI), will present a public talk on ‘The End of White Christian America and Its Implications for the 2016 Election’ at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, in Emory University’s […]

Emory University says terrorist attack in Bangladesh kills two students

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 2, 2016

Emory University says two of its students are among the more than 20 victims in a terrorist attack in Bangladesh that ended early Saturday, July 2. According to the Associated Press, the attack occurred in Dhaka when the terrorists stormed a bakery. The AP says hostages were told to recite the Quran and killed hostages who didn’t. […]

Emory committee finds that pro-Trump messages are protected speech

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 10, 2016

Emory University students who were offended by pro-Trump messages written in chalk around campus can’t force the university to censor that speech because it offends them, a university committee has found. The university’s Committee for Open Expression – a group of faculty, staff and students – issued a lengthy report on the matter that affirmed the […]

Emory, Agnes Scott holding commencement ceremonies

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 5, 2016

Emory University and Agnes Scott College will be holding commencement ceremonies the week of May 9. Emory’s ceremony will be held Monday, May 9 beginning at 9 a.m. It will be University President James Wagner’s last commencement before stepping down as president. “Due to extremely congested traffic in the area, plan to arrive no later […]

Emory poet awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 11, 2016

An Emory professor of English and creative writing has been awarded a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship. Poet Jericho Brown is one of 178 people in the U.S. and Canada awarded the fellowship, chosen from 3,000 applicants, according to the press release from Emory University. “It means the world to me that there is some recognition from the outside world, […]

Emory prepares to host Shakespeare’s First Folio

Posted by Dena Mellick March 30, 2016

Emory University is preparing to host William Shakespeare’s First Folio this fall with a number of Shakespeare at Emory events. It was announced in 2015 that Emory was chosen to be the Georgia site to display “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare.” It’s a national traveling exhibition of the 1623 book that gave us […]

Report: Emory University students protest pro-Trump chalkings

Posted by Dena Mellick March 22, 2016

Students at Emory University are upset over seemingly pro-Donald Trump for president chalkings on campus. The Emory Wheel reports about 40 students protested Monday, Mar. 21 outside the administration building. One student said, “‘I’m supposed to feel comfortable and safe [here]. But this man is being supported by students on our campus and our administration […]

Emory puts campus police chief in charge of new Department of Public Safety

Posted by Dena Mellick February 10, 2016

Emory University is creating a new Department of Public Safety and it’s putting Emory Police Chief Craig Watson in charge. The new department will include Emory’s Police Department, Fire Safety, and Emergency Medical Services. It will operate within the division of Campus Services. A press release says the new organizational model is one being adopted […]

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