Fall courses offer fresh perspectives on high-profile issues

Fall courses offer fresh perspectives on high-profile issues

From the global struggle for clean water to the upcoming presidential election, Emory courses bring critical insights to current events and offer new approaches to familiar subjects. Explore a sample of fall classes that are timely, creative or just plain cool.


Photos: First-year students compete in Songfest

Photos: First-year students compete in Songfest

Members of the Class of 2020 faced off Thursday evening for Songfest, a beloved Emory tradition where students from each residence hall perform an original song about their new home.

New professors bring extensive expertise to Emory

New professors bring extensive expertise to Emory

Students aren't the only new faces arriving on campus. The new semester also brings dozens of new faculty members, from outstanding young scholars to established experts with substantial experience in research and teaching.

Emory researchers co-author AHA's guidelines on sugar intake among children

Emory researchers co-author AHA's guidelines on sugar intake among children

Emory researchers co-author new AHA recommendations on added sugar intake among children. According to the recommendations, children ages two to 18 should consume less than six teaspoons of added sugars each day.


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New PhD students span broad range of research interests

Whether exploring key issues in public health and medicine or unraveling complex questions in the liberal arts, Emory's newest doctoral students are eager to create new knowledge.

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Photos: Emory Fall Convocation

Steeped in ceremony and tradition, Emory Convocation marks the official start of the academic year. Held Tuesday, Aug. 23, the event included an address from President-elect Claire Sterk.

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Photos: Fall semester classes kick off

The Emory campus was bustling Wednesday, Aug. 24, the official first day of classes for most students. Heavy rain couldn't dampen the excitement as students met their professors, reconnected with friends and learned more about the courses they will study during the fall semester.

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Photos: Emory College Move-In Day

From enthusiastic volunteers helping carry belongings into residence halls to the beloved Coke Toast, Move-in Day gave students their first taste of Emory's community spirit.