Emory receives $1.2 million grant to help shape future of scholarly publishing

Emory receives $1.2 million grant to help shape future of scholarly publishing

Emory College has launched a $1.2 million effort focused on the future of scholarly publishing. The Mellon Foundation is funding the multiyear initiative to support long-form, open-access publications in the humanities in partnership with university presses.


Radiology training saves lives in Egypt

Radiology training saves lives in Egypt

Emory's Sherif Nour was recently invited by Egypt's Assistant Minister of Health, on behalf of the Minister, to come to Egypt to lecture on and perform image-guided percutaneous liver tumor ablation.

When stress becomes physical

When stress becomes physical

Long dismissed as hysteria, or hypochondria by the field of psychiatry a number of "conversion disorders" are now recognized. Blindness, paralysis, seizure and other disorders may results as emotional stress being converted to physical symptoms. They are now known as functional neurological symptom disorders.

Lifting depression from people with epilepsy

Lifting depression from people with epilepsy

Developed by Emory professor Nancy Thompson, Project UPLIFT is a groundbreaking distance-delivery intervention for people living with depression and seizures. The Epilepsy Foundation reports that more than a third of people living with epilepsy also suffer from depression.


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Office of LGBT Life announces 2017 Pride Award winners

Emory's annual Pride Awards honor students, alumni, staff and faculty members who represent the Office of LGBT Life's mission of creating an affirming and just campus environment.

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Watch online as Tibetan sand mandala takes shape at Oxford College

Tibetan monks will construct a sand mandala in the Oxford College Library this week, with a lecture on the mandala's symbolism set for Feb. 23. The construction can be viewed in person or online.

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Gallery event explores the impact of Chicago Steppin in Atlanta

Anjulet Tucker, chief of operations in the office of the president, is also a cultural sociologist, stepper and Emory alumna. On Thursday, she moderates an evening of dance and conversation exploring Chicago Steppin in Atlanta.

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International Voices Project explores diverse student experiences

The International Student Leadership and Advocacy Board recently completed its annual International Voices Project, featuring stories from students across Emory who come from diverse cultural backgrounds.