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Emory to establish John Lewis Chair in Civil Rights, Social Justice

Emory Law received a $1.5 million donation to help establish a John Lewis Chair in Civil Rights and Social Justice. The school will conduct a national search to fill the professorship and raise an additional $500,000 to fund the chair fully.

Complex cognition shaped the Stone Age hand axe, study shows

A study by Emory experimental archeologist Dietrich Stout challenges theories that Stone Age hand axes are simple tools that don't involve higher-order executive function of the brain, shedding light on the origins of modern human cognition.

Emory doctors use deep brain stimulation to reduce epileptic seizures

An electrical stimulation device implanted deep within Paula Moreland's brain has helped calm her seizures, letting her get back to her active life of writing, directing and volunteering in her community.

Agents' advice to academics: Break old habits to break into trade publishing

Habits developed in academic publishing can hinder faculty who wish to branch into trade publishing, according to speakers at a recent event sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development and Excellence.

Photos: WaterHub celebrates grand opening

Emory's new WaterHub, the first water reclamation facility of its kind in the country, celebrated its official dedication April 17 with a ceremony and ribbon-cutting.

Take Note

Emory teams win national transactional law negotiation contest

Estate planning workshop will help protect your family

Emory helps develop emergency preparedness network for long-term care centers

Honors for Bernstein, Gagliardi, Ranchod-Nilsson, Snarey and Young

Faculty in the News

Alan Abramowitz and Steven Webster
"All politics are local? Think again," Washington Post, April 18

Morgan Cloud
"Use of gangster law to prosecute Atlanta educators sparks legal, moral debate," Los Angeles Times, April 16

Robert Liu
"'Love hormone' turns mothers into moms," Science Magazine, April 15

Engage Emory

Enjoy performances from a variety of operas and musicals at StageWorks 2015 on Saturday, April 25, at 8 p.m. in Emory's Performing Arts Studio. Free and open to the public, the annual showcase is produced by Emory students from a variety of disciplines and is sponsored by the Department of Music.

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