Polly Price, professor of law and global health at Emory, is one of 35 recipients of the prestigious 2017 Andrew Carnegie fellowship, which funds significant research and writing in the social sciences and humanities.
Emory Dining hosted a farewell dinner for Dobbs Market on April 25, featuring a special menu, photo booth and even a "DUC" ice sculpture commemorating the Dobbs University Center, which will close to make way for the new Campus Life Center.
Working from a similar breakthrough by his thesis adviser, ethnobotanist Cassandra Quave, Emory senior Matt Mendelsohn discovered two root extracts, one from the common blackberry and another from a species of dewberry, help conquer staph's defense system.
Nearly 140 students from universities across the United States, as well as from Canada, Denmark and Australia, gathered in 24 teams at Emory University March 24-25 to compete in the 7th annual International Emory Global Health Case Competition.
Emory's tennis teams swept the UAA championships, with the women's team claiming its fifth consecutive title and the men's team claiming its third.
After conducting award-winning research in high school, Alexa Dantzler founded Students Obtaining Atlanta Research (SOAR) her first year at Emory to encourage female students of color from economically disadvantaged neighborhoods to become STEM researchers.
Now in its third year, Emory's "Art and Social Engagement" course unites students, Atlanta artists and area nonprofits. As students partner with community-based organizations, they create artwork that can influence pressing social issues.