From aloe and aspirin to a common cancer drug, Cassandra Quave's 'Botanical Medicine and Health' course combines botany, chemistry, anthropology and pharmacology to examine ancient and modern plant-based treatments.
Ajay Nair, Emory's senior vice president and dean of Campus Life, will serve as the next president of Arcadia University in Pennsylvania. Nair will remain at Emory through March 31.
Wondering what to do with textbooks as the semester draws to a close? Consider donating them to the lending library created by Emory's First-generation Low Income Partnership. Donation boxes are available in residence halls and several Campus Life offices.
Jonathan K. Crane, Raymond F. Schinazi Scholar in Bioethics and Jewish Thought at Emory's Center for Ethics, uses philosophy, physiology and theology to explore contemporary eating habits in his latest book, "Eating Ethically: Religion and Science for a Better Diet."
William H. Rogers Jr., chair and CEO of SunTrust Banks Inc., has been elected to the Board of Trustees of Emory University. Rogers joined SunTrust in 1980 and has served as chair and CEO since 2012.
As the semester ends and you prepare for the holidays, check out these things to do on campus that are inexpensive and perfect for either entertaining the family or some well-deserved "you" time.
The Atlanta City Council voted unanimously Dec. 4 to approve Emory's annexation into the city, which will go into effect on Jan. 1.