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Photos: Eclipse captivates Emory community

Photos: Eclipse captivates Emory community

Aug. 22

Emory's 2017-18 academic year got off to a unique start Monday as students, faculty and staff gathered on the university's Atlanta and Oxford campuses to watch the first partial solar eclipse to grace the area in decades.



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Ebola virus can lurk in the eye for months

After his release Emory University Hospital last October, Dr. Ian Crozier thought his long, near-fatal battle with Ebola was winding down. But less than two months later, he was back at Emory, with an eye that had changed color and was losing vision. The problem turned out to be Ebola, which had hidden in the eye. Emory Healthcare physicians' challenge was to treat the disease and save the eye.

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Salman Rushdie lectures on freedom, liberty and free speech

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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From African refugee camp to Emory graduate and Bobby Jones Scholar

Emory University senior Kadiata Sy has come a long way from her childhood in a refugee camp in Senegal. In this video she details her life and how she became an Emory student and Bobby Jones scholar.

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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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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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Photos: Oxford Olympics

The Oxford Olympics, a favorite Orientation tradition on the Oxford College campus, lets incoming first-year students make new friends while battling in good-natured, often silly competitions.

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Photos: Songfest unites first-year Emory students

Woodruff PE Center was packed Aug. 24, as first-year students competed in Songfest, a beloved Emory tradition where students from each residence hall perform an original song about their new home.

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Photos: Emory Convocation

Steeped in ceremony and tradition, Emory Fall Convocation marks the official start of the academic year. Held Tuesday, Aug. 22, the event began with a bagpipe procession and closed with the alma mater.

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Photos: Oxford College Move-In Day

Oxford College welcomed the Class of 2021 to campus on Friday, Aug. 18, with a variety of activities, including the traditional Coca-Cola Toast.

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Video: Emory Move-In Day 2017

When Emory's newest students arrived Saturday to move in at their respective campuses, they joined in a time-honored ritual -- an experience made smoother by months of advance planning and hundreds of volunteers. Here's a glimpse of Emory Move-In Day 2017.

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Photos: Emory College Move-In Day

Emory College's Class of 2021 arrived on campus Saturday, Aug. 19, for Move-In Day. Enthusiastic volunteers greeted new students and carried their belongings into residence halls.