'Typical American Families' photo exhibit to be unveiled at Emory

'Typical American Families' photo exhibit to be unveiled at Emory

Conceived by Carlton Mackey, director of Emory's Ethics and the Arts Program, a new photographic exhibit that explores a wider view of American families opens May 7 at the Center for Ethics.


Using tobacco's marketing techniques in public health messaging

Using tobacco's marketing techniques in public health messaging

Carla Berg is trying to think like a tobacco executive. The associate professor in behavioral sciences and health education wants to borrow the sophisticated market segmentation techniques the tobacco industry has used so successfully for decades to lure smokers. Berg, however, plans to use them to identify young tobacco users and convince them to quit.

Easing dystonia symptoms with deep brain stimulation

Easing dystonia symptoms with deep brain stimulation

"Imagine trying to force two positive magnets together," says Michael Richardson, a patient who since childhood has battled dystonia, the third most common movement disorder, after essential tremor and Parkinson's. Despite a variety of treatments, the disorder was winning. That's when his doctor told him about a surgery available at Emory.

Honors theses highlight undergraduate research

Honors theses highlight undergraduate research

At Emory, the high caliber of resources of a national research university adds depth and rigor to the undergraduate liberal arts education.


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For two Emory employees, love unfolds amid 14,000 chairs

Emory employees Bridget and Tommy Burke met at the Chair Rodeo, helping set up for Commencement. After a proposal on the Quad, they tied the knot last fall

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Employee Town Hall discusses 'excellence, optimism, integrity'

Emory's values of "excellence, integrity and optimism" were on display at the Employee Council Town Hall, an annual tradition giving employees an opportunity to ask questions of the university's top leadership.

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Reiss wins Guggenheim Fellowship for study of modern sleep

As a 2015 Guggenheim Fellow, English professor Benjamin Reiss will spend the next academic year working on a cultural and literary study of modern sleep patterns.

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Laney Graduate School announces Eleanor Main Graduate Mentor Awards

Professor Anita Corbett and PhD student Orion Keifer are the first recipients of the Eleanor Main Graduate Mentor Awards, created to showcase the importance of mentoring in graduate education.