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.
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.
Scientists have identified an additional group of cells in the brain responsible for keeping us awake. In mice, activating this region using targeted chemical genetic techniques resulted in prolonged wakefulness.
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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.
Launching in January, Emory's new Campus Waste Management Policy will standardize recycling and compost bins, remove outdoor landfill trash containers and cease servicing of desk-side bins.
The Thanksgiving Partners Program is working to pair Emory faculty and international students to celebrate the holiday in an American home. Interested faculty and students may sign up by Nov. 17.
"Conversations with America" addresses national discord on issues such as immigration, public health and higher education. The next focus group is set for Wednesday, Nov. 15, in Wilmington, North Carolina.
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