With support from a Templeton Foundation grant, Emory psychologist Scott O. Lilienfeld will study whether the ability to recognize that you might be wrong can be a buffer against political and religious extremism.
Emory will celebrate Homecoming Oct. 24-27 with a full schedule of festivities for students and alumni, including the annual parade and festival, this year featuring a concert by Emory alum Kristian Bush of Sugarland.
They are doctors, authors, journalists and lawyers; leaders in business, education, faith and community service. Meet this year's class of 40 Under Forty, selected from hundreds of nominees, representing the very best in achievement and impact across the diverse community of Emory alumni.
Dwight A. McBride, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, has been named president of The New School in New York City, effective spring 2020.
Jim Hoesterey, Winship Distinguished Research Professor of Religion in Emory College, will co-lead a team of global scholars examining the widely differing concepts of "moderate Islam" across the Muslim-majority countries of Egypt, Indonesia and Morocco.
Musician Meshell Ndegeocello didn't perform during her Provost Lecture Series appearance on Oct. 3. Instead, she took the audience on an honest journey through her personal life, lessons learned and being at peace with herself.
Emory psychologists have found that the human brain uses three distinct systems to perceive our environment — one for recognizing a place, another for navigating through that place and a third for navigating from one place to another.