First 9/11 Scholarship recipient discovers the power of community

First 9/11 Scholarship recipient discovers the power of community

Alec Russin was only a toddler when he lost his father in the Sept. 11 attacks. Now he's the first recipient of a special Emory scholarship created to help the children of alumni who felt the impact most.


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Celebrating the new Emory Student Center

The Emory Student Center pulsed with music, lights and laughter, as the campus community came together for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the innovative new space.

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Chameleons inspire 'smart skin' that changes color in sun

While a chameleon can alter the color of its skin, scientists have struggled to make a photonic crystal "smart skin" that changes color in response to the environment without also changing in size. Emory chemists might have found a solution to the problem, documented in a new study.

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Infectious diseases symposium to kick off internal funding program

On Sept. 19, Emory's first Infectious Diseases Across Scales Symposium will bring together faculty, students and researchers from across the university, and beyond, who are involved in interdisciplinary work that transcends traditional boundaries.

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How immunologist Max Cooper may have saved your life

A half-century ago, Emory immunologist Max Cooper made a discovery that forever changed our understanding of the human immune system. Now he is being honored with a prestigious Lasker Award for his joint work on the discovery that has helped save countless lives.

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Emory ranked among top national universities by U.S. News

Emory University has been ranked 21st among the nation's top universities in the new 2020 Best Colleges guidebook from U.S. News & World Report.

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Emory Scholars spend summer serving the community

Sophomore Dayra Leal Sanchez spent her summer teaching at Camp PEACE, a program for children impacted by violence. She was one of 13 Emory Scholars who worked with local nonprofits through Emory's Scholarship and Service Program.