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Emory moves forward with presidential selection process

Emory is proceeding with the process of selecting the next president of the university, after President James Wagner announced last month that he would step down at the end of August 2016.

'Freedom Rides to Ferguson' online course explores nonviolence

A free class debuting today on the Coursera platform lets the Emory community and the general public learn about nonviolence directly from Bernard LaFayette Jr. and other activists on the front lines of the Civil Rights Movement.

Emory releases results of student survey on sexual violence, awareness

The results of the first comprehensive campus climate survey to examine Emory students' experiences and attitudes surrounding sexual violence were presented to the University Senate on Tuesday with recommendations for future action.

Move More Challenge going strong with two weeks remaining

So far, Move More Challenge participants have walked a total of about 650,000 miles as Emory's first enterprise-wide fitness challenge enters the home stretch. Find out which teams are currently in the lead and get tips to add more steps to your day.

New initiative will prepare high school students for health science careers

Funded by a three-year, $1.8 million grant, the new Emory Pipeline Collaborative aims to help economically-disadvantaged students from five Atlanta high schools prepare for health careers by providing vital academic and social support.

Emory supports quest to end diabetes in India

The Emory Global Diabetes Research Center has joined forces with multiple institutions to form an India-based Center for Control of Chronic Conditions to tackle research on diabetes, heart disease, cancer, mental health and injuries in that country.

Take Note

Feminist theorist to discuss Black Lives Matter movement

Emory Model UN wins at Yale

New exhibits highlight collections of nine African American women intellectuals

Medical behavioral health unit opens at Emory University Hospital at Wesley Woods

Faculty in the News

Sheila T. Cavanagh
"Does 'translating' Shakespeare into modern English diminish him?," New Republic, Oct. 28

Otis Brawley
"After prostate cancer surgery, blacks have more complications, higher costs," Reuters Health, Oct. 27

Manoj Jain
"A doctor puts his mind to mindfulness," Washington Post, Oct. 19

A child reading

Engage Emory

Donate books for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta during the "Reading is Key" book drive, set for Nov. 1-30 at Emory’s Barnes & Noble bookstore. You can drop off new books or purchase books to donate at the store; you’ll receive 10 percent off your entire purchase when you buy a donation book.

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