Posts tagged with "Emory"

DeKalb delegation adopts rules that could affect Atlanta annexation

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 24, 2015

The DeKalb County legislative delegation had lunch together Monday and adopted rules for introducing local bills that could put an end to an effort to expand the borders of Atlanta. Under the rules adopted by the delegation, one representative could hold up an annexation proposal, like the one being promoted by Together in Atlanta. That proposal would grow […]

Emory athletic director leaving for Westminster

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 10, 2015

Change is in the air at Emory. Emory University Athletic Director Tim Downes this week announced he will leave in June to become the athletic director of Westminster Schools in Atlanta. Downes has been the university’s athletic director since 2007, according to the Athletics Department’s website. “During his tenure, Downes oversaw and played a direct role […]

Patient in Texas tests positive for Ebola

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 30, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control has confirmed that a patient in the U.S. has tested positive for the Ebola virus. CDC put out a press release this afternoon confirming the diagnosis. CNBC reported that the patient is at a hospital in Dallas, Texas. The patient is being kept in isolation, according to CNBC. It is […]

Decatur Paleontologist Reveals Unseen World

Posted by September 26, 2014

By Dena Mellick, contributor Decatur’s resident paleontologist sees no reason why people shouldn’t have a lot of fun while learning about dinosaurs and the clues they’ve left behind. Anthony Martin, or Tony as he likes to be called, is a professor of practice in Emory University’s Department of Environmental Sciences. He holds several other titles […]

Emory coffee shop to offer Highland Bakery fare

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 20, 2014

Emory University recently announced a new addition to the Robert W. Woodruff Library. According to the University, Peet’s Coffee & Tea opened on Aug. 18 on the library’s first floor. The San Francisco-based chain will offer food from Highland Bakery, which recently opened a location at the Goizueta Business School. “The menu includes Peet’s signature coffees […]

Emory nurse pens WaPo op-ed on Ebola patients

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 7, 2014

The Chief Nurse for Emory Healthcare wrote an op-ed for the Washington Post defending the hospital’s decision to receive and treat patients infected with the Ebola virus. Susan Grant’s editorial, titled “I’m the head nurse at Emory. This is why we wanted to bring the Ebola patients to the U.S.”, ran on Aug. 6. Emory […]

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