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Move More Challenge registration gets underway Aug. 17

Ready to get moving? Registration starts Monday for the Move More Challenge, one of the larger employee wellness events at Emory. Get your discounted FitBit and sign up for the eight-week program, which kicks off next month.

Emory swimmer wins national championship

"Breakout breaststroke star" Andrew Wilson is taking the swimming world by storm after winning the 100-meter breaststroke last week at the USA Swimming National Championships. The rising senior has already qualified for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials in two events.

Scholar-artist to create murals for MARTA

The bold colors and thought-provoking cultural commentary that infuse the acclaimed artwork of doctoral candidate Fahamu Pecou will soon find a new audience -- thousands of Atlanta commuters.

Study reveals how dogs process faces

By training dogs to view images while undergoing functional MRI scanning, neuroscientists have proven that canine brains have a specialized region for processing faces. Their findings may help explain why dogs are so sensitive to human social cues.

Chemistry discovery aids quest for solar energy

Led by Emory physical chemist Tim Lian, researchers have found a new, more efficient method to perform light-driven reactions, opening up another possible pathway to harness sunlight for energy.

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Emory's Veterans Program celebrates Military Heroes Night with the Braves

Oak tree near Emory entrance scheduled for removal

Ribner to speak on treating Ebola at Grand Rounds series

Get support, strategies in providing care for mentally ill loved one

Faculty in the News

Ruth Berkelman
"Legionnaires' disease has tripled nationwide," MSNBC, Aug. 6

Peter Roberts
"Coffee disconnect is brewing," Wall Street Journal, Aug. 6

Phillip Thompson
"Pope urges compassion for divorced Catholics who remarry," Associated Press via New York Times, Aug. 5

Summer Sale

Engage Emory

The surplus property summer sale continues through the end of August with deep discounts, including all chairs for $5 each. Located in Building B at the Briarcliff property, Emory Surplus is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30–11:30 a.m. and 1–3 p.m. Pay by check or money order.

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