Presidential inauguration features boy who played trumpet to inspire health care workers

Presidential inauguration features boy who played trumpet to inspire health care workers

A sixth grader who sought to bring “happiness and hope” to health care workers by playing his trumpet outside Emory Decatur Hospital is being featured as part of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.


‘Inaugural’ poem by Emory professor Jericho Brown featured in New York Times

‘Inaugural’ poem by Emory professor Jericho Brown featured in New York Times

Jericho Brown, winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, composes a new poem in the New York Times to mark the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

Most people don’t want to hate, Emory’s Robert Franklin writes on CNN

Most people don’t want to hate, Emory’s Robert Franklin writes on CNN

In a column for CNN, Robert Franklin, professor of moral leadership, offers steps everyone can take to “reduce the tension, volume and heartburn in the country.”

Emory to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with online King Week programs

Emory to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with online King Week programs

King Week 2021 features a collection of online programs across Emory honoring the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


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Recognizing that climate change is one of the defining challenges of the century, a new certificate program prepares students to make strong contributions to climate change research, policy and practice.

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From 2020 unrest, MBA students create John R. Lewis Racial Justice Case Competition

The student-led John R. Lewis Racial Justice Case Competition focuses on the intersection of business and racial inequality by encouraging students to create innovative and actionable racial justice initiatives for corporations. Watch the six finalists’ presentations on Jan. 21.

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Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff

Emory faculty and staff are frequently recognized for their work locally, nationally and internationally. The following is a sampling of recent accolades, including book awards, professional society honors and more.

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Emory expands humanities scholarship with open access digital publishing

A groundbreaking effort within Emory College of Arts and Sciences brings books by humanities faculty to wider audiences through open access publication, making the works freely available online to anyone in the world with internet access.