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Chemistry Center ignites celebration of science

The grand opening of a facility as innovative as the new Chemistry Center addition calls for more than a mere ribbon-cutting. See the thermite reaction that severed the ceremonial ribbon in a display of sparks, smoke and globules of molten iron.

Photos: Homecoming parade and concert

Steady rain couldn't soak the spirits of hundreds of students, alumni, staff and family members who turned out for Homecoming Weekend 2015. View photo albums from Saturday's Homecoming parade and concert featuring Indigo Girls and the Shadowboxers.

Leaping molecules! The unusual way a frog evolved violet vision

Emory biologist Shozo Yokoyama describes how the African clawed frog demonstrates the "most bizarre, and sophisticated, case of color vision evolution" he has ever seen. Learn how it compares to human vision.

October calendar filled with arts events at Emory

Blending pop, jazz, bluegrass and everything in between, music legends Chick Corea and Bela Fleck kick off this year's Candler Concert Series on Oct. 3. Arts events this month also include theater, films, literary readings and more music.

A warm and fuzzy idea to help sick children

Mentored by Emory professor and pediatric nurse practitioner Sharron Close, a team of Georgia Tech biomedical engineering students developed a mechanized stuffed animal to comfort sick babies. Close came up with the idea in nursing school after caring for a toddler with AIDS.

Take Note

Campus memorial service planned for Spanish professor Ricardo Gutiérrez-Mouat

Lecture, discussion to explore challenges facing liberal arts education

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Charles Wright to give free reading on campus

Emory Law honors four distinguished grads, retired professor

Faculty in the News

Phillip Thompson
"In US, pope's appeal transcends religion, age, politics," Associated Press via New York Times, Sept. 26

Urska Velikonja
"Market cops use fuzzy math to show they're tough, study finds," Bloomberg, Sept. 24

Douglas Bowman
"Analyst: VW needs to be proactive in flap," Associated Press via USA Today, Sept. 24

Winship Win the Fight 5K starting line

Engage Emory

You can still sign up for the Winship Win the Fight 5K to help defeat cancer. Online registration continues through Thursday, Oct. 1, at 8 a.m. The race, which raises funds for Emory’s Winship Cancer Institute, steps off Saturday, Oct. 3, at 8:30 a.m. from McDonough Field. You can also participate virtually by raising funds as a “Sleep-In Warrior."

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