Student Life

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    May 9, 2024 | Two Graduating Rollins Students Awarded Heart of Emory

    Two graduating Rollins students were recipients of the Heart of Emory award at the 2024 Student Organization & Achievement Recognition Awards.

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    May 7, 2024 | Franchesca Amor Aguilar Named Graduate Student Leader of the Year

    Franchesca Amor Aguilar, second year MPH student from the Department of Epidemiology, was named Graduate Student Leader of the Year at the Student Organization Achievement & Recognition Awards.

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    May 6, 2024 | Emory Reproductive Health Association Named Graduate Student Organization of the Year

    The Emory Reproductive Health Association was selected as the Graduate Student Organization of the Year at the 2024 Student Organization Achievement and Recognition Awards.

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    March 4, 2024 | Eight Rollins Students and Alums Named Finalists of Presidential Management Fellows Program

    Six Rollins MPH and PhD students, as well as two alums, have been selected as finalists of the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program.

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    May 23, 2023 | Class Act

    Rollins recognized the 2023 graduating class on May 6 at the George W. Woodruff Physical Education Center Auditorium

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    March 31, 2023 | Twelve Rollins Students Accepted Into the 2023 Presidential Management Fellows Program

    The Rollins School of Public is proud to announce 12 students were selected into the prestigious 2023 Presidential Management Fellows Program (PMF).

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    November 10, 2022 | R. Randall Rollins Building dedication honors legacy of Rollins family, positions school for continued excellence

    The R. Randall Rollins Building is a testament to the vision of advancing public health. It exemplifies the sense of being on a public health campus - one whose guiding principles include "community, wellness, flexibility, identity, and hospitality."

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    November 7, 2022 | Student Organization: Emory Reproductive Health Association

    The Emory Reproductive Health Association (ERHA) is a student-led organization that focuses on creating a diverse and inclusive space for all students by developing sexual and reproductive health projects, programs, and events at Emory University.

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    September 22, 2022 | Student Organization Profile: La Alianza Latinx

    La Alianza Latinx (LAL) is a student-led organization composed of Latinx and Latin American public health students committed to building community, supporting mentorship, uplifting educational advancement, and promoting advocacy for Latinx health.

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    April 14, 2022 | Student Organization: Rollins Environmental Health Action Coalition

    REHAC advocates for reducing pollutants, pathogens, and physical hazards while promoting a harmonious relationship with nature. 

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    April 5, 2022 | Rollins Celebrates National Public Health Week

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    February 23, 2022 | Student Organization: Association of Black Public Health Students

    Through community events, mentorship, and service, ABPHS aims to help Black students build community at Emory and within Atlanta, while raising consciousness of health issues concerning Black communities in the U.S and abroad.

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    February 7, 2022 | Fourteen Rollins Students Selected as Finalists for 2022 Presidential Management Fellows Program

    Over the two-year program, fellows receive 160 hours of formal interactive training, mentorship, developmental assignments and potential for promotions and career advancements.

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    November 18, 2021 | 2nd Annual Rollins Day ON Promotes Civic and Community Engagement

    The event was hosted by the Rollins Election Day Initiative and brought together students, staff, and faculty to participate in local elections and civic engagement.

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    November 5, 2021 | Global Health Student Shakila Ali Raises Funds for At-risk Afghan Youths

    Global Health student Shakila Ali raises funds for humanitarian assistance for youth affected by turmoil in Afghanistan.

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    October 28, 2021 | COUNTDOWN TEDx: Climate Change and Environmental Justice in the Black Community Held at Rollins on October 30

    Free and open to the public, this event will bring together students, alumni and community members for a meaningful conversation about environmental health/justice, climate change, and social determinants of health.

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    August 12, 2021 | Meet Rollins’ ADAPs

    This team of advisors supports students every step of the way

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    May 14, 2021 | Joanne Williams Receives Advisor/Mentor of the Year and RSGA Staff Member of the Year

    Rollins' associate director for student engagement leads with empathy, enthusiasm, and passion.

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    May 13, 2021 | Student Profile: David Denton

    Denton, a global health student from the 2021 graduating class, spent much of his graduate experience engaging with the refugee population in Clarkston, Georgia.

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    March 4, 2021 | Rollins MPH Student’s Popular “Virtual Documentary Night” Series Forges Community

  • Nichole Fields-Kyle

    February 17, 2021 | Alumna Nichole Fields-Kyle’s REAL Journey Comes Full Circle at Concrete Jungle

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    February 10, 2021 | PhD Student Angie Lisbeth Cruz Receives the 2020-2021 Kharen Fulton Diversity Graduate Award

  • Dignity Pack Projects

    February 1, 2021 | Dignity Pack Project Provides Hundreds of Hygiene Kits to Atlanta’s Homeless

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    December 12, 2020 | Record Number of Rollins Students Accepted Into the 2021 Presidential Management Fellows Program

    Read about the exceptional Rollins students accepted into the 2021 Presidential Management Fellows program

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    December 7, 2020 | Meet the PhD Student Selected for the Agents of Change Program

    April Ballard, a third year PhD student in the Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health Sciences, was selected for the Agents of Change Program.

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    November 20, 2020 | The Inaugural Rollins Election Day Initiative Empowers the Rollins Community

    Learn more about how the Rollins Election Day Initiative (REDI) came to be and its outcome.

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    October 30, 2020 | Environmental Health Students Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Current students from the Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health work to fight the global pandemic.

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    October 21, 2020 | COVID-19 Communications Archive

    All Rollins-wide COVID-19 messages will be posted to this page.

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    September 15, 2020 | PhD Student Awarded NIH’s Individual Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Transition Award

    Caitlin Allen will dedicate the next six years conducting research that seeks to reduce cancer disparities.

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    August 10, 2020 | Rollins Takes Action Webinar: Tackling COVID-19 in Georgia's Underserved Communities

    Jodie Guest moderated a panel of Rollins students who are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in Georgia's rural communities.

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    June 13, 2020 | An outline for returning to campus for fall 2020

    Rollins shares its plans for returning to campus fall 2020. Classes will be a combination of online and in-person.

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    April 14, 2020 | Doctoral Student Receives P.E.O. Scholar Award and American Psychological Foundation’s Visionary Grant

    Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences Student, Milkie Vu, was recently recognized by two organizations for her academic excellence.

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    December 12, 2019 | Rollins Student Wins 2019 Donald A. Pegg Student Leadership Award

    EMPH student Krystyna Rastorguieva was recognized with this award by the American College of Lifestyle Medicine.

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    October 25, 2019 | REAL program turns 10!

    REAL has offered students public health employment, financial assistance, and mentorship for the past 10 years.

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    October 10, 2019 | Vanda P. Hudson named 2019 Emory Award of Distinction Honoree

    Vanda P. Hudson, director of Fulfillment Services, has been recognized with Emory's highest honor for university staff members.

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    August 17, 2019 | Rollins to Co-Host 1st Southern Symposium on Solutions to End Youth Homelessness

    The symposium is scheduled September 16-17, 2019, at Emory Conference Center.

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    July 9, 2019 | Jay Balagna member of AJPH's 2019 Student Think Tank

    Rollins Executive MPH student Jay Balagna shares what it's like to work on the 2019 AJPH student think tank

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    May 23, 2019 | Julia Gallini wins 2019 Charles C. Shepard Award

    Gallini's thesis analyzed sampling methods for trachoma surveillance

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    May 10, 2019 | The Change Maker: Aisha Mahmood Receives the 2019 Heart of Emory Award

    Rollins first-year HPM student, Aisha Mahmood, receives the Heart of Emory Award.

  • Angela Udongwo

    May 6, 2019 | Pitch Perfect: Angela Udongwo's winning business model tackles tropical diseases

    Angela Udongwo has won three student pitch competitions with her start-up InnoHealth Diagnostics Co.

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    April 18, 2019 | Rollins Student 2019 Emory Graduate Student Leader of the Year

    Rosa Abraha has been recognized for her outstanding leadership qualities by the University.

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    April 12, 2019 | Emory Denim Day is April 17

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    March 19, 2019 | Humphrey Fellowship Program Celebrates 25 Years at Rollins

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    March 12, 2019 | Rollins School of Public Health Ranked 5th

    Rollins was ranked 5th among 177 accredited programs and schools of public health.

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    February 13, 2019 | Rollins Announces New Building

    The O. Wayne Rollins Foundation has pledged $65 million to Emory University for construction of a third building. Construction is slated for 2020.

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    February 11, 2019 | Kelvin Wade's "The Meeting" Returns to Rollins

    Rollins will host stage play, "The Meeting," about Malcom X and Martin Luther King Jr. on February 25.

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    January 24, 2019 | BIOS PhD Students Recognized with Awards

    Yikai Wang and Jeong Hoon Jang receive the Kutner and Livingston awards.

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    November 28, 2018 | December 1 is World AIDS Day

    December 1, 2018, marks the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day.

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    July 6, 2018 | Emory doctoral graduate named Outstanding Dissertation Award recipient

    Xu Ji wins Outstanding Dissertation Award

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    May 8, 2018 | Public health graduate advocates for sex education as basic human right

    MPH student Sarah Ashley Jolly is working on an initiative to improve sexual education and outcomes for children in the foster care system.

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    May 4, 2018 | Tim Lash named chair of the Department of Epidemiology

    Timothy L. Lash has been appointed as Rollins Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology

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    March 30, 2018 | Rollins Students Receive Healthcare Innovation Seed Grants

    Grants go toward funding research and education projects addressing health care quality, costs and/or access.

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    November 3, 2017 | Award-winning doctoral candidate selected as the 2017 Lesbian Health Fund grant recipient

    Casey D. Hall receives 2017 Lesbian Health Fund grant

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    October 23, 2017 | Emory Alumni Board honors scholars dedicated to making positive impacts

    Elizabeth Odunaiya is a winner of the Emory Alumni Board scholarship.

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    May 5, 2017 | Public health student helps communities in need

    Rollins alum Iju Shakya has been actively involved with emergency response efforts globally.

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    April 21, 2017 | There's an app for that

    Rollins students are actively engaged in mHealth efforts

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    April 5, 2017 | About the Interfaith Health Program

    Part of my work is to understand what the cultural and religious beliefs are and to work with the sites and countries to develop community engagement plans that bring religious and cultural leaders together.

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    February 1, 2017 | Dean Curran Statement on Immigration

    Dean Curran releases a statement on immigration.

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    September 9, 2016 | Foege Fellow is founder of Pan-African Medical Journal

    Profile on alumnus Physician Landry Dongmo Tsague.

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    May 18, 2016 | At the front lines of the Syrian refugee crisis

    Ramadan Assi leads a key refugee program in Turkey.

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    May 3, 2016 | Already a physician, Malawi native studies public health for social justice

    Profile on student Davie Zolowere.

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    May 3, 2016 | Future pediatrician committed to reducing health care inequities

    Profile story on MPH/MD student Aya Fanny.

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    April 6, 2016 | Catherine Koola: Laughing all the way

    A profile on student Catherine Koola, founder of Rock n' Rollins.

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    January 13, 2016 | School of Public Health names associate dean for Academic Affairs

    Kim Arriola named associate dean for Academic Affairs