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Salman Rushdie lectures on freedom, liberty and free speech

Salman Rushdie lectures on freedom, liberty and free speech

Feb. 17

Acclaimed author Salman Rushdie returned to Emory University in February as University Distinguished Professor for a public lecture on human rights.



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Top 10 Movies of 2014

Emory's Film and Media Studies professors share their top 10 movies of 2014 list, in no particular order.

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Exodus: Gods and Kings - Was Moses an action hero?

In this latest installment of Emory Looks at Hollywood, Emory University Old Testament professor Brent Strawn discusses the differences in the Biblical text of Moses and Hollywood's presentation in the movie "Exodus: Gods and Kings."

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Ebola backstory: How germs jump species

Emory University primate disease ecologist Thomas Gillespie discusses the origins of Ebola, how it starts and spreads, and why this outbreak may just be the beginning of a much larger problem.

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Interstellar: Starting over on a new 'Earth'

In this latest installment of "Emory Looks at Hollywood," Emory biomolecular chemistry professor David Lynn discusses the realities of what could force us to look for a new "Earth" and the potential that one exists.

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What is the future of the Catholic Church under Pope Francis?

Executive Director of Emory University's Aquinas Center Phillip Thompson discusses the effect Pope Francis is having on the Roman Catholic Church.

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Measles: Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Saad Omer and Dr. Walter Orenstein of Emory University answer a host of questions on measles, measles vaccination, and vaccine safety.

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Girls: Is romance required in a women-centered show?

In the latest episode of Emory Looks at Hollywood, film studies professor Michele Schreiber discusses Lena Dunham's "Girls," the evolution of women-centered entertainment and if romance is required.

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Winship at Emory marks World Cancer Day

People around the globe are commemorating World Cancer Day and raising awareness about one of the leading causes of death worldwide. This year's theme, "Not Beyond Us," focuses on solutions to the problem.

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Study finds babies do learn from watching videos

Children under two years old can learn certain communication skills from a video, such as how to use signs in sign language, and perform similarly in tests when compared to babies taught by their parents, according to a new paper in the journal Child Development.

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Still Alice: An accurate look at Alzheimer's?

In the latest episode of Emory Looks at Hollywood, Education Core Director in Emory University's Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Ken Hepburn analyzes the authenticity of the movie "Still Alice."

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Supreme Court likely to rule for same-sex marriage, says expert

Now that the United States Supreme Court has decided to take up the issue of gay marriage, Emory University law professor Michael Perry says signs point to the court making it legal in all 50 states by the end of 2015.