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Reiss wins Guggenheim Fellowship for study of modern sleep

As a 2015 Guggenheim Fellow, English professor Benjamin Reiss will spend the next academic year working on a cultural and literary study of the evolution of modern sleep patterns.

Emory physicians use brain surgery to offer relief from depression

Fifteen percent of Americans have clinical depression at some point in their lives. A third of those have major depression, and for a few, traditional treatments don't work. These are the patients neurologist Helen Mayberg sees.

Her father's trip to the moon showed her the power of evidence

Sociologist Tracy Scott learned the power of evidence from her father, astronaut David Scott. As director of Emory's Quality Enhancement Plan, she now works to help students explore "The Nature of Evidence" to become independent scholars.

'Team Ebola' to receive DAISY award for exceptional nursing

The National Patient Safety Foundation and the DAISY Foundation will honor Emory University Hospital's "Team Ebola" with a new, national award for extraordinary nurses. The recognition places special emphasis on patient and workforce safety.

Employee Town Hall discusses 'excellence, optimism, integrity'

Emory's values were on full display at the Employee Council Town Hall, an annual tradition giving employees an opportunity to ask questions of the university's top leadership.

Take Note

Deadline approaches for fall CFDE grants

Construction closes some lanes of Clifton Road

Human Rights Campaign honors Action Cycling Atlanta/AV200 with Humanitarian Award

New study aimed at diminishing phantom pain suffered by amputees

Faculty in the News

Dorothy Brown
"The real shame of Ben Affleck running from his family's history,", April 27

Robert Schapiro
"Supreme Court hears gay marriage case; what's at stake for Georgia?," Georgia Public Broadcasting, April 25

Gregory Berns
"Why the greatest leadership tool you've ever overlooked is gathering dust on your bookshelf," Forbes, April 22

Engage Emory

The stories of the Dogon, who live along the cliffs of Mali, have long been part of the Western imagination. Enjoy tea, scones and a discussion of Dogon myths at this semester’s final AntiquiTEA, set for Thursday, April 30, at 4 p.m. in the Michael C. Carlos Museum Reception Hall. Amanda Hellman, curator of African art, will explore the Dogon, their understanding of the star Sirius, and the controversy surrounding their history.

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