Malawi yields oldest-known human DNA from Africa

Malawi yields oldest-known human DNA from Africa

Emory anthropologist Jessica Thompson's work in Malawi is part of a major new paper in the journal Cell, filling in thousands of years of human prehistory of hunter-gatherers in Africa.


Emory joins amicus brief opposing travel ban

Emory joins amicus brief opposing travel ban

Emory is among 31 colleges and universities signing an amicus brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn President Trump's executive order banning people from six Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States.

Happy Tails therapy dogs bring comfort and joy to hospital patients

Happy Tails therapy dogs bring comfort and joy to hospital patients

For the past six years, therapy dogs from Happy Tails have been visiting patients at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, brightening days and bringing normalcy, comfort, laughter and joy to hospital rooms.

Emory exhibition celebrates America's Beat Generation

Emory exhibition celebrates America's Beat Generation

An exhibition of rare materials celebrating the contributions of the Beat Generation of writers, poets and artists will open Sept. 28 at Emory's Robert W. Woodruff Library.


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From politics to peanuts, Carter fields questions from Emory students

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, Emory University Distinguished Professor, addresses immigration, global health, human rights and more in the 36th Carter Town Hall.

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Philosopher examines how sports fandom shapes identity

With football season underway, the mania of American sports fans is on full display. Oxford philosophy professor Erin Tarver's new book, "The I in Team: Sports Fandom and the Reproduction of Identity," takes a deeper look at what it means.

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Theater Emory's new artistic director pushes tradition of innovation

This fall, Theater Emory welcomes Brent Glenn, who aims to reinvigorate the 30-year-old organization into a more outward-facing institution while building on its strong tradition of innovation and new works.

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Emergency preparations help Emory weather tropical storm

Tropical storm fells trees on Emory's campuses, but extensive emergency preparations help keep students and patients safe in Irma's wake.