Work starts Oct. 3 on an interim student dining facility in the courtyard in front of the Woodruff PE Center. The facility will serve student diners during the construction of a new Campus Life Center.
October arts events at Emory include performances by Jazz musician Branford Marsalis, R.E.M.'s Mike Mills and violinist Robert McDuffie, and "The President's Own" U.S. Marine Band.
With a little more than a month to go before the First Folio arrives at Emory, the campus-wide celebration of the world's most famous playwright kicks into high gear with exhibits, plays, films and more.
Emory President Claire E. Sterk has appointed Robert M. Franklin as senior adviser to the president. Franklin, the inaugural James T. and Berta R. Laney Chair in Moral Leadership, brings a broad portfolio of academic leadership and faculty experience to his newest Emory role.
The Emory Sports Hall of Fame welcomed runner Sarah Byrd, swimmer Lindsey Hoffner-Baron, baseball player Ted Karniewicz and tennis player Mark Odgers with a ceremony Sept. 24.
Rus Drew has been named Emory's new police chief, effective Nov. 1. Drew comes to Emory from Columbus State University, where he has served as the school's top law enforcement officer for 10 years.
Emory has steadily courted the television and film industry, encouraging location scouts to choose the University as a set for their projects. For students, the chance to observe filmmaking firsthand provides a critical form of research.