Emory has named Enku Gelaye as vice president and dean of Campus Life. Gelaye currently serves as vice chancellor of student affairs and campus life at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She will assume the post in August 2019.
Carol Anderson's "We Are Not Yet Equal" is a nominee for the NAACP's award for most outstanding literary work for youth, while Tayari Jones' "An American Marriage" is a nominee in the fiction category.
Tom Hück brings his brash sociopolitical commentary to Emory with "Rival Cuts," a new exhibition at the Michael C. Carlos Museum. Hück will be artist-in-residence Feb. 16-23 with a series of events for students and the broader community.
The O. Wayne Rollins Foundation has pledged $65 million to Emory University toward construction of a third Rollins School of Public Health building on the Emory campus. To be named the R. Randall Rollins Building, the new facility groundbreaking is tentatively set for 2020.
Civil rights icon and humanitarian Andrew Young will deliver the keynote address at Emory University's 174th Commencement, scheduled for Monday, May 13.
Free events on campus this month include a Feb. 23 reading by poet Richard Blanco, who gained recognition after reading his poem "One Today" at President Obama's second inauguration.
As millions tuned into Sunday night's Super Bowl, a handful of Emory students joined hundreds of other volunteers on the field to help create the much-anticipated halftime show.