The power of poisons: From Cleopatra to Socrates and Cyclops

The power of poisons: From Cleopatra to Socrates and Cyclops

In a new video, Emory ethnobotanist Cassandra Quave explores famous examples of poisonings from history and myth. On Sunday, she'll give a talk at Fernbank Museum for the "Power of Poisons" exhibit.


Reviving drugs with anti-stroke potential, minus side effects

Reviving drugs with anti-stroke potential, minus side effects

Emory scientists have found neuroprotective compounds that can limit damage to the brain after a stroke in animals. Unlike other NMDA receptor antagonists, these drugs seem to have minimal side effects.

Emory to be Georgia site for Shakespeare's First Folio exhibition

Emory to be Georgia site for Shakespeare's First Folio exhibition

Emory University has been chosen as the Georgia site to display "First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare," a national traveling exhibition of one of the world's most treasured books, published in 1623.

Measles: Frequently Asked Questions

Measles: Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Saad Omer and Dr. Walter Orenstein of Emory University answer a host of questions on measles, measles vaccination, and vaccine safety.


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Linda Calloway: Inspired by literature to learn and lead

As a staff member, Linda Calloway was inspired to earn an undergraduate degree and found a book club for African American women. Now retired, she continues to learn and lead.

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The secret history of Oxford's Few Memorial

A professor at Emory's Oxford College unearthed the fascinating origins of the Few Memorial -- and discovered Emory's earliest associations with a Masonic "band of brothers."

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Artist and scholar: Fahamu Pecou challenges concepts of black masculinity

A rising star in the art world, Fahamu Pecou has found an intellectual home in Emory's Institute for the Liberal Arts, pursuing studies that amplify and enrich his creative work.

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Rushdie urges students to defend free speech

In his last public lecture as University Distinguished Professor, acclaimed author Salman Rushdie examines worldwide threats to freedom of expression, from terrorist attacks to "a new kind of timidness."