'Fictions of the Body' helps students see the humanity in health, medicine

'Fictions of the Body' helps students see the humanity in health, medicine

An upper-level French class cross-listed with Human Health, Fictions of the Body explores different perspectives on illness, disease and even how the human body is seen during medical treatment.


Congress passes 21st Century Cures Act

Congress passes 21st Century Cures Act

The 21st Century Cures Act, passed by both houses of Congress with overwhelming bipartisan support, reflects an effort to expedite the discovery, development and delivery of new treatments and cures.

Folger Library director praises Emory's First Folio programming, shares Shakespeare effect

Folger Library director praises Emory's First Folio programming, shares Shakespeare effect

Michael Witmore, director of the Folger Shakespeare Library, visited Emory this week to discuss "The Wonder of Will" and why Shakespeare's work still resonates today. The First Folio exhibit continues on campus through Dec. 11.

Speeding sepsis response: Stopping it in time

Speeding sepsis response: Stopping it in time

Sepsis is a leading cause of death in American hospitals, and often death comes because sepsis is spotted too late. At Emory, new monitoring systems and education on the subject are working to catch sepsis before it rages out of control.


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Innovative campus sustainability projects get boost from Incentives Fund grants

From reducing waste at Emory Athletics games to building a "living wall" in the heart of first-year student housing, winners of this year's Incentives Fund grants have diverse plans to further green goals on campus.

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Faraaz Hossain honored with social justice award

Faraaz Hossain, an Emory junior who died this summer during a terror attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh, has been awarded the 2016 Mother Teresa Memorial International Award for Social Justice.

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Emory senior, recent graduate named 2017 Schwarzman Scholars

Emory senior Caiwei Huang and alumnus Zihao Zhang are among 129 students from across the globe awarded Schwarzman Scholarships for graduate study next year in China. They are Emory's first Schwarzman Scholars.

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Campus holiday drives offer diverse ways to give back

From donating toys for children to providing food for families, there are many ways to join the Emory community in helping those in need during the holidays.


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Feel squished? Airlines are shrinking headroom, too

Wall Street Journal, Dec. 7

Helping professors find time to think

Chronicle of Higher Education, Dec. 5

Are Jews white?

The Atlantic, Dec. 5

Emory library acquires papers of civil rights journalist

Washington Post, Dec. 4

"We're standing on the precipice of a post-antibiotic era. We just haven't fallen off yet."

- Cassandra Quave, Emory ethnobotanist, on plant-based solutions to antibiotic resistance

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