Chelsea Jackson, a political science and African American Studies double major, is Emory's 20th student to be selected for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, which provides for study at the University of Oxford in England.
Acclaimed Irish author Colm Tóibín visited Emory to deliver the Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature, where he addressed the theme of "Writers and Their Fathers: Wilde, Yeats and Joyce."
In a paper published in Cell, lead author and Emory post-doctoral fellow Hassan Salem finds that a leaf-eating beetle has evolved a symbiotic relationship with bacteria that allows the insect to break down pectin -- part of a plant's cell wall that is indigestible to most animals.
Emory's Atlanta and Oxford campuses welcome the return of several seasonal traditions, including A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols on Friday, Dec. 1, and Saturday, Dec. 2, in Glenn Memorial Auditorium.
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Billy E. Frye, a respected scholar, educator and administrator who helped guide Emory during years of rapid campus and program development as the university's first provost, and later as interim president and then chancellor, died Nov. 14.
Since House Republicans unveiled the proposed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Nov. 2, the Emory community has mobilized to advocate against provisions that would unduly impact Emory students, employees and patients.
Emory's Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship, a program that expands access for underrepresented minorities to earn doctorates and faculty positions, has received renewed funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Students in the Master's of Development Practice program perform months of fieldwork to gain insight on public health, economic development and human rights by living and working with varied populations. See the winners of this year's photo contest highlighting their efforts.
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