Rushdie celebrated for enriching classroom discussions across Emory

Rushdie celebrated for enriching classroom discussions across Emory

As author Salman Rushdie concludes his role as University Distinguished Professor, it is his warm, generous classroom presence that many will remember most fondly.


Free, online Ebola course offers a broad look at the epidemic

Free, online Ebola course offers a broad look at the epidemic

To share Emory's knowledge about Ebola and help dispel myths and anxiety, professors Carlos del Rio and Dabney Evans are offering a free, six-week online Coursera class on "Ebola: An Evolving Epidemic."

Amazonian study quantifies key role of grandparents in family nutrition

Amazonian study quantifies key role of grandparents in family nutrition

Anyone who has ever loved a grandmother or grandfather knows the nurturing role that grandparents can play. A study of indigenous people in Amazonia, who survive on food they hunt, forage or cultivate, quantifies the evolutionary benefit of that role.

'Prophetic Voices' conference to consider future of theology

'Prophetic Voices' conference to consider future of theology

Some of the best minds in theological education are gathering at Emory's Candler School of Theology March 18-20 to consider pressing theological issues facing the world in the coming century.


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Fulbright grant helps nursing professor improve maternal, newborn health

Thanks to a Fulbright grant, Jenny Foster will soon leave for Santiago, Chile, to continue her work with midwives to improve the health of mothers and babies.

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Sharing stories with Salman Rushdie and across the Emory community

In a conversation hosted by the Coalition of the Liberal Arts, author Salman Rushdie joined a diverse group of students, faculty and alumni to share personal stories reflecting the impact of a liberal arts education.

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'Islam, Media and Pop Culture' course explores Muslim satire

Religion professor James Hoesterey is accustomed to frequently updating his "Islam, Media and Pop Culture" course. In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attack, students are exploring Muslim humor and satire.

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Twitter @AlwaysEmory campaign lets students follow alumni jobs

Wonder what it's like to be a CEO, author, social media director, consultant, or more? The @AlwaysEmory campaign lets students follow successful alumni through a typical work day.

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