Emory student named 2018 Rhodes Scholar

Emory student named 2018 Rhodes Scholar

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.


Ellmann Lectures explore literary fathers and sons

Ellmann Lectures explore literary fathers and sons

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."

Bacteria in a beetle makes it a leaf-eater

Bacteria in a beetle makes it a leaf-eater

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.

Celebrate the holidays with Emory campus traditions

Celebrate the holidays with Emory campus traditions

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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Frye, Emory's first provost, remembered for integrity, wisdom, leadership

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.

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Emory community advocates for changes in proposed tax legislation

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.

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'Essential' student support program receives Mellon Foundation funding

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.

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Photos showcase Emory students' fieldwork around the world

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.