Recently updated, "Slave Voyages: The Transatlantic Slave Trade Database" uses big data to bring history to life, offering researchers and visitors a more complete portrait of the trans-Atlantic slave trade.
Ruby Lal's "Empress: The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahan" took top honors in the biography category for the Georgia Author of the Year awards, while Joseph Crespino's "Atticus Finch: The Biography" won the history category.
Nearly 6,500 Emory employees created teams, laced up their shoes and logged more than 2 billion total steps during the 2019 Move More Challenge.
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.
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.
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.
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.