August 2017 News Archive

The Emory Scholars were selected for their accomplishments, character and significant leadership and community engagement.
Exceptional students arrive as new class of Emory Scholars

Emory University | August 28, 2017

They come from as far away as Ghana and as close as Atlanta. They have performed at Carnegie Hall, founded nonprofits and graduated as valedictorian. Get to know the newest Emory Scholars, selected for their achievements and potential.

New faculty members bring with them a wealth of experiences.
New professors offer a rich array of experiences, scholarship

Emory University | August 28, 2017

From mathematicians, environmental scientists and chemists to scholars who study literature, ancient DNA, and health care disparities, new faculty members bring a wealth of expertise across a sweeping range of intellectual disciplines.

fall semester courses bring both new insights and historical context to critical issues, using multi-media and multi-disciplinary approaches.
Fall courses engage emerging scholarship, hands-on learning

Emory University | August 25, 2017

Across Emory, fall semester courses bring both new insights and historical context to critical issues, tackling topics ranging from big data to big questions like what it means to be human and where human rights come from.

Oxford celebrates the beginning of a new academic year.
Treasured traditions engage new faculty, students

Oxford College | August 24, 2017

Oxford has big plans for the new academic year as we welcome new and returning students, and faculty and staff to campus.

The nine schools that make up Emory University have big plans for the 2017-18 academic year
New academic year means new programs, events across Emory

Emory University | August 23, 2017

The nine schools that make up Emory University have big plans for the 2017-18 academic year. Get the stats on their incoming classes, plus a roundup of what's noteworthy, from new degree programs to new leaders.

With top academic scores, athletic and artistic achievements, and community engagement experiences, the Class of 2021 was selected from among a record-breaking number of applicants.
Meet Emory's Class of 2021

Emory University | August 23, 2017

Emory's Class of 2021 arrives this week from across the nation and the world. Along with impressive grades, test scores and artistic and athletic endeavors, they bring diverse stories of their academic journeys.

Emory's academic year got off to a unique start as students, faculty and staff gathered on the university's Atlanta and Oxford campuses to watch a partial solar eclipse
Photos: Eclipse captivates Emory community

Emory University | August 22, 2017

Emory's 2017-18 academic year got off to a unique start Monday as students, faculty and staff gathered on the university's Atlanta and Oxford campuses to watch the first partial solar eclipse to grace the area in decades.

New students attend informational sessions about college life
New Student Orientation welcomes students to college life

Oxford College | August 18, 2017

For the 485 first-year students arriving at Oxford to begin the 2017-18 academic year, New Student Orientation is a five-day adventure that prepares them for Oxford and the college experience in general.

Four Emory undergraduates pose with their cohort of academic interns this summer in Hong Kong.
Online course connects Emory undergraduates in global internships

Emory University | August 17, 2017

Working this summer in companies around the world, students come together through a linguistics course to analyze and compare their experiences -- a model of how Emory constructs online classes.

Students arriving to move in at their respective campuses will be joining in a time-honored ritual.
Emory prepares to welcome the Class of 2021

Emory University | August 16, 2017

As first-year students move into residence halls this weekend, they will be greeted by hundreds of staff and fellow students who devote thousands of hours to help them feel at home on Emory's Atlanta and Oxford campuses.