In 2008, Emory sophomores Adam Hoffman, Matt Lipkins and Scott Tyler decided to form a band. Nearly 10 years later, The Shadowboxers are working with Justin Timberlake, on the cusp of releasing what they believe will be career-changing music.
For 20 Emory students, the challenges faced by the world's displaced peoples took on real-life dimensions this semester through an anthropology seminar that found them working together with migrants and refugees across four continents.
Instead of a typical final paper, students taking the religion course 'Nazi Medicine on Trial' held a tribunal on whether forced sterilization is immoral, judged by experts from Emory's Center for Ethics and Office of the General Counsel.
As Florida residents fled the devastation of Hurricane Irma earlier this fall, Emory Police Communications Manager Tamika Kendrick headed in the other direction -- volunteering to answer 911 calls in Naples, Florida, as she strives to be "the first calming voice on the phone."
Meet Finn, the little brother of Emory's first therapy dog, Beowulf. Expect to see this friendly fellow helping out at special events throughout the year.
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.
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."