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Emory welcomes thousands of guests for summer activities

Organizers of the Special Olympics Summer Games encourage the Emory community to help fill the stands and cheer on athletes this weekend; the event is part of a full slate of events bringing visitors to campus during the summer.

BEINGS summit builds global consensus for ethical biotechnology

Biotech and the Ethical Imagination: A Global Summit (BEINGS), organized by Paul Root Wolpe, director of the Emory Center for Ethics, convened 135 delegates from 25 countries to create global guidelines for the use of biotechnology breakthroughs.

Seminar visits South Korea to explore moral leadership

On a 10-day trip to Seoul, professor and public theologian Robert Franklin and students from Candler School of Theology will meet with leaders dealing with issues such as normalizing relations with North Korea and the Sewol Ferry disaster.

New blog invites debates about Islam, human rights

"I'm challenging the very idea of the Islamic state," says Emory Law's Abdullahi An-Na'im about his new blog, "The Future of Sharia," which provides a forum for public debate on complex issues of government secularism and Islamic law.

From benefits to helping others, why employees love working at Emory

During Staff Fest, the university's annual employee appreciation day, we asked attendees what is good about working at Emory. Answers range from tangible benefits such as health care to broader ideals including diversity and community service.

Take Note

Emory, UGA offer joint degree in divinity, social work

Emory announces new athletic director

International award nominations due June 12

Emory Healthcare employees making a difference at Mercy Care Atlanta

Acclaim: Honors for Sheffey, Stein and Martin

Faculty in the News

Ann Abramowitz
"Can ADHD be a gift?," WebMD, May 21

Alex Isakov
"Ebola: A global issue," Chronicle of Higher Education, May 21

Jessica C. Thompson
"Scientists find world's oldest stone tools," CBS News, May 20

Memorial Day Sale

Engage Emory

Need chairs, desks, file cabinets — or even a salad bar? Get deals on these items and more at Emory’s big Memorial Day Surplus Sale, running Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Emory’s Briarcliff Property, Building B. Chairs are $5 and everything else is $10. Checks and money orders only.

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