April 2019 News Archive

Emory's Fulbright awardees for 2018 include (back row, left to right) Emily Pingel, Asha Fradkin, Julia Munslow, Jonathan Conde-Peraza, (middle row) Abigail Lopez-Rivera, Nora Sullivan, Lydia Rautman, Zachary Denton, (front row) Chebon Ryan and Hyemin Na.
Emory named a top producer of Fulbright winners, Peace Corps volunteers
April 8, 2019

Emory University is a top producer nationally of students and recent alumni who receive U.S. Fulbright awards and a leading producer of Peace Corps volunteers, according to rankings in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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Julio Penaranda (left), general manager of Atlanta's Plaza Fiesta shopping center, speaks with Emory professors Pablo Palomino (center) and Vialla Hartfield-Mendez in a video interview included in the "Making Progress" Teach-Out.
Emory's inaugural 'Teach-Out' offered to a global audience
April 9, 2019

Led by humanities scholar Pablo Palomino, Emory's first free online "Teach-Out" will explore the meaning of "progress" in Atlanta and beyond. It launches April 15 and is available to participants around the world through the Coursera platform

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The grant will provide comprehensive support to humanities faculty for the development of new and enhanced curricula, classroom experiences and course innovation.
Mellon Foundation awards Emory $1.25 million grant for undergraduate humanities education
April 3, 2019

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded Emory a $1.25 million grant to support the Humanities Pathways initiative, designed to better prepare students to convert their academic pursuits into meaningful professional opportunities in a rapidly changing world.

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