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Institute works toward better understanding of race and difference

Emory's James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference has relaunched this year with new leadership and a strong commitment to fostering scholarship and public engagement. Learn more about its vision and upcoming events.

Regional Big Data Hub formed to address scientific, social issues

Emory will be a health care research partner in the South Big Data Regional Innovation Hub led by Georgia Tech and UNC. The new initiative from the National Science Foundation aims to apply big data analysis to address regional challenges.

November: 10 things to do for $10 or less

A reading by Emory professor and former U.S. poet laureate Natasha Trethewey is just one of the exciting events on tap this month. From arts to athletics to community service, you'll find plenty to do on Emory's Atlanta and Oxford campuses.

Emory Medal honors achievements in medicine, philanthropy

With more than a century of combined service to Emory and their communities, Paul McLarty and Cecil Wilson have each made innumerable contributions to the lives of others, earning the university's highest alumni honor.

Grant funds research into sensory-motor circuitry

The brain receives a stimulus, decides whether the body should move, then sends a signal to make it happen. It's a crucial process, but we know little about how the brain actually does it. A new grant will fund Emory neuroscientist Dieter Jaeger's research into how the brain controls movement.

Take Note

Theater Emory invites audiences to time travel in 'The Meantime'

Join campus-wide recycling contest this month

Unravel the mysteries of project management at Nov. 5 workshop

Microbiome symposium explores communities inside us

Faculty in the News

Seth Norrholm
"What is the science behind fear?," CNN, Oct. 29

George Yancy
"Whom does philosophy speak for?," New York Times, Oct. 29

Sharon Bergquist
"How stress makes you sick," The Atlantic, Oct. 28

Vega String Quartet

Engage Emory

Later this month, Emory’s quartet in residence, the Vega String Quartet, will make its debut at the famed Musikverein in Vienna. Enjoy a preview of the "Vega in Vienna" performance on Friday, Nov. 6, at 8 p.m. at the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts. Tickets are not required for this free concert.

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