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Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library named for alumnus Stuart Rose

The Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library will now be known as the Rose Library, honoring the Emory graduate whose significant gifts have helped the university achieve international renown for the depth and breadth of its special collections.

Emory PhD student composes music for mass with Pope Francis

When thousands gather in Washington, D.C., next week to join Pope Francis at a mass to canonize 18th century missionary Junipero Serra, they will sing liturgical music composed for the occasion by doctoral student Tony Alonso.

Geneticist studies how plants cope with drought

California produces two-thirds of the fresh fruits and vegetables consumed in the U.S., but the state is suffering through its worst drought in history. Geneticist Roger Deal studies how plants respond to weather extremes, with important implications for coping with climate change.

Move More Challenge registration extended

Almost 8,000 Emory employees have already registered for the Move More Challenge, an eight-week program using Fitbit trackers to encourage participants to "move more." Don't miss your chance to order your Fitbit and join the challenge, which starts Monday.

NIH renews $15 million grant for improving vaccine success

The National Institutes of Health has awarded an Emory-led research consortium $15 million over five years for renewal of a grant aimed at better understanding and improving human immune responses to vaccination.

Take Note

Popular personal finance workshop series returns

McDonald Lectures to explore treatment of God, Jesus in film

Kevin Young wins Marshall Poetry Prize for 'Book of Hours'

New model of care coordination available for older adults with Medicare Advantage plans

Faculty in the News

Hank Klibanoff and Brett Gadsden
"How literature, journalism renew Civil Rights-era cold cases," Christian Science Monitor, Sept. 15

Rachel Patzer
"Georgia's kidney transplant information gap," Georgia Public Broadcasting, Sept. 15

Stephen Pitts
"Tricycle injuries steer young children to ER," CBC News, Sept. 14

Rubber ducks for the "Ducks for Bucks" race

Engage Emory

Support research and care for genetic diseases when you sponsor a rubber duck for $5 at the annual "Ducks for Buck" race for the Dr. Paul M. Fernhoff Endowment Fund. Bring a picnic, swim and enjoy games while you cheer for your duck on Sept. 19 at 1 p.m. at the Student Activity and Academic Center.

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