Five surprising facts about fathers

Five surprising facts about fathers

Emory anthropologist James Rilling interviewed 120 new fathers, finding most reported an increase in how enthusiastic, proud and inspired they felt after talking about their experiences as fathers.


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Emory sports teams win three NCAA Division III national championships

Emory's varsity athletics teams won three NCAA Division III national championships in the 2018-19 season, with volleyball, women's swimming and diving, and men's tennis bringing home top honors.

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Tayari Jones wins Women's Prize for Fiction for 'American Marriage'

Emory professor Tayari Jones has won the prestigious Women's Prize for Fiction for her fourth book, "An American Marriage." The prize honors the year's best novel written in English by a woman of any nationality.

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Emory names chief diversity officer

Emory has named Carol E. Henderson vice provost for diversity and inclusion, chief diversity officer and advisor to the president. She will assume her new role at Emory on August 1, 2019.

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Emory hosts national conference on LGBTQ health

Sexual and gender minority health issues took center stage as Emory hosted the National LGBTQ Health Conference, including a keynote from Chasten Buttigieg, who recalled his own struggles growing up gay in a conservative town.

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'Conversations with Claire' video series debuts with President Jimmy Carter

The inaugural episode of Emory President Claire E. Sterk's new video series features President Jimmy Carter, who has been granted tenure after serving as Emory University Distinguished Professor for almost 40 years.

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New Emory initiatives drive innovation in the basic sciences

Emory has provided $5 million each to two priority research initiatives: "Biological Discovery through Chemical Innovation" and "From Molecular Pathogenesis to Global Pandemics." This initial financial support is considered seed funding, with the teams aiming to generate additional external funding.