How dads bond with toddlers: Brain scans link oxytocin to paternal nurturing

How dads bond with toddlers: Brain scans link oxytocin to paternal nurturing

Fathers given boosts of the hormone oxytocin show increased activity in brain regions associated with reward and empathy when viewing photos of their toddlers, an Emory University study finds.


Gallery event explores the impact of Chicago Steppin in Atlanta

Gallery event explores the impact of Chicago Steppin in Atlanta

Anjulet Tucker, chief of operations in the office of the president, is also a cultural sociologist, stepper and Emory alumna. On Thursday, she moderates an evening of dance and conversation exploring Chicago Steppin in Atlanta.

Watch online as Tibetan sand mandala takes shape at Oxford College

Watch online as Tibetan sand mandala takes shape at Oxford College

Tibetan monks will construct a sand mandala in the Oxford College Library this week, with a lecture on the mandala's symbolism set for Feb. 23. The construction can be viewed in person or online.

Scientists devise novel way to predict efficacy of malaria vaccine

Scientists devise novel way to predict efficacy of malaria vaccine

Emory Vaccine Center researchers have identified gene expression signatures that predict whether volunteers in a malaria vaccine study were protected when exposed to parasite-carrying mosquitoes.


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Symposium to explore impact of Obama's presidency on black politics

Emory's James Weldon Johnson Institute joins with the Center for Civil and Human Rights to host "Black Politics After Obama," featuring leading academics, activists and elected officials. The free public event is Feb. 24.

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International Voices Project explores diverse student experiences

The International Student Leadership and Advocacy Board recently completed its annual International Voices Project, featuring stories from students across Emory who come from diverse cultural backgrounds.

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Feast of Words toasts Emory's faculty authors

The Emory community filled the Jones Room of Woodruff Library last week for Feast of Words, honoring 113 faculty members -- from poets to physicists -- who served as authors or volume editors of books published in 2016.

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Emory Playwriting Fellow incorporates student research in award-winning play

"Too Heavy for Your Pocket," the acclaimed civil rights drama from Emory Playwriting Fellow Jiréh Breon Holder, takes the stage at Atlanta's Alliance Theatre through Feb. 26.