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Volunteer to help on Emory Cares Day

Emory Cares International Service Day is Nov. 14, bringing together hundreds of students, alumni, faculty and staff to help community nonprofits. Registration opens tomorrow for a variety of projects, from landscaping and painting to working directly with children and families in need.

Yiddish children's literature offers window into culture, values

This fall, professors Marshall Duke, Miriam Udel and Melvin Konner take "the world's first deep dive" into oft-forgotten Yiddish children's literature published between World War I and World War II -- an immersive, interdisciplinary look at the Jewish culture of childhood.

Signs of faster aging detectable via blood gene expression test

Supposedly, you're only as old as you feel -- and the molecular changes that take place in cells during aging may have something to do with that. In the largest molecular aging study ever, Emory researchers are part of an international team working to unravel these processes.

November arts events include classical trio, 'Star Wars' concert

Known for spellbinding harmonies, the classical Finckel-Han-Setzer trio performs on campus Nov. 7, while the Emory Symphony Orchestra offers a "Star Wars" themed concert Nov. 21. Learn more about November's extensive slate of arts events.

Take Note

Disability Studies Initiative explores health in Syrian conflict

'Ferguson Movement' University Course hosts public discussion

Retirement reception to honor Barkley Forum's Melissa Maxcy Wade

Emory University Hospital coronary care unit wins Beacon Award for nursing

Faculty in the News

Paul Hooper
"Nothing simple about hunter-gatherer societies," New York Times, Oct. 26

B. Pablo Montagnes
"Study: Football doesn't affect voting patterns after all," Washington Post, Oct. 26

John Banja
"Secrets of the death penalty in Georgia," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Oct. 23

Zombies on Halloween

Engage Emory

Explore an old cemetery, mix with mummies at the Michael C. Carlos Museum, tour a haunted residence hall, or examine "Zombethics" — the ethical questions invoked by the undead — as Emory hosts a variety of Halloween events this week.  Check out the full schedule.

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