Student's research zeroes in on fine line between fear and disgust

Student's research zeroes in on fine line between fear and disgust

Through experiments in the Emory Spatial Cognition Laboratory, senior Meghan Hickey found that trypophobia, commonly known as a fear of holes, isn't really about fear at all. Her research could lead to better treatments for the condition.


Scientists from U.S., Brazil, Europe gather for Zika virus conference at Emory

Scientists from U.S., Brazil, Europe gather for Zika virus conference at Emory

Scientists will gather at the Emory Conference Center May 1-3 to assess current and emerging strategies to minimize the spread and impact of Zika virus infection.

Students create documentary on Syrian refugee education crisis

Students create documentary on Syrian refugee education crisis

In January, senior Zeena Lattouf visited Zaatari, one of the biggest Syrian refugee camps in Jordan. Her documentary about the lack of education in the camp, produced with fellow student Meredith Stedman, screens Monday on campus.

President Carter shares history and archive lessons with Emory students

President Carter shares history and archive lessons with Emory students

In a conversation with students at Emory's Rose Library, former President Jimmy Carter shared candid thoughts on politics, history and the importance of archives to understanding contemporary issues.


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Laney Graduate School receives grant to pilot project on global skills development

Launching in fall 2016, the project will create an innovative "community of practice" to help doctoral students gain experience working with organizations that seek solutions to poverty, food security, climate change and other global problems.

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Afghan ambassador visits Emory to discuss politics, perceptions

Hamdullah Mohib, Afghanistan's ambassador to the U.S., and his wife, Lael Mohib, discussed the country's future with students in Marion Creekmore's South Asian politics class.

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Emory tennis teams sweep UAA championships

Emory's women's and men's tennis teams won the University Athletic Association championships over the weekend -- the fourth consecutive championship for the women and the second for the men.

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Editor and literary agent offer a primer on publishing for faculty authors

From crafting the perfect pitch to understanding different types of presses, prospective authors gleaned expert advice at a recent forum sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development and Excellence.