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Emory, Georgia Tech create nation's first health care robotics degrees

Blending Emory's medical and clinical expertise with Tech's robotics and engineering know-how, the new program will train students to better understand the changing needs of patients, caregivers and health care providers.

A century after his death, a groundbreaking jockey finally gets his due

Born a slave, Isaac Murphy became the first three-time winner of the Kentucky Derby. This week, the city of Lexington, Kentucky, dedicates new memorials to the record-setting jockey, thanks to research by Emory's Pellom McDaniels III.

Fellowship unites scholars for innovative research in Brazil

Already at work on their own research projects in Brazil, historian Jeffrey Lesser and environmental scientist Uriel Kitron are combining their expertise for a new effort through the experimental Interdisciplinary Faculty Fellowships.

New course introduces undergrads to nursing

As cities like Atlanta face a shortage of nurses, the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing launches its first-ever "Introduction to Professional Nursing" course. Featuring hands-on learning, the course lets undergraduates preview nursing careers early in their college journeys.

Explore 'redefining the center' with Good Life Lecture Series

What does it mean to truly lead the "good life"? Flourish Emory kicks off this year's Good Life Lecture Series with "Redefining the Center," a talk by Campus Life Dean Ajay Nair. See a preview of his thoughts on cultural humility and more.

Take Note

Memorial planned for James Fowler, theologian and former Center for Ethics director

National Academy of Medicine elects leaders in cancer and infectious disease

Emory names vice president for government and community affairs

Rollins receives $10 million endowment in honor of dean's anniversary

Faculty in the News

Ken Ono
"On deathbed, legacy lives: the genius of Ramanujan," Calcutta Telegraph, Oct. 18

Dabney P. Evans
"The case for public health hospitals," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Oct. 15

Carol Worthman
"Sleep time in hunter-gatherer groups on low end of scale," Science News, Oct. 15

Emory Symphony Orchestra performers

Engage Emory

Enjoy two evenings of free music as the Emory Wind Ensemble and the Emory Symphony Orchestra offer their first concerts of the season. The wind ensemble performs on Thursday, Oct. 22, while the symphony takes the stage on Saturday, Oct. 24. Both shows are at 8 p.m. at Schwartz Center for Performing Arts.

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