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Visit to Baltimore helps students understand Freddie Gray case

Professor Lawrence Jackson's African American Studies 100 class traveled to Baltimore earlier this month to understand the context of the protests that followed Freddie Gray's death in police custody and present their research to community organizations.

PhD graduates find success beyond the academy gates

With the number of PhD graduates rising and the number of academic positions falling, Laney Graduate School has launched several programs for students considering a broad range of careers. Find out some of the ways Emory PhDs are putting their degrees to work outside of academia.

Study shows how toxin from algae hurts sea lions

Led by Emory post-doctoral fellow Peter Cook, a study of wild California sea lions provides the first neurobiological evidence for how a naturally occurring toxin from algae damages both the brains and behavior of animals.

Lewin appointed executive vice president for health affairs

Jonathan S. Lewin, MD, will also serve as president and CEO of Emory Healthcare, chair of the board of directors of Emory Healthcare, and executive director for Emory's Woodruff Health Sciences Center. He will begin his tenure on Feb. 1.

Take Note

Deadline: Staff must complete Title IX training by Dec. 21

Campus energy and recycling winners announced

Emory faculty to lead new center coordinating care for veterans with dementia

Faculty in the News

Dorothy A. Brown
"Scalia and the misguided 'mismatch' theory,", Dec. 13

Larry Young
"Cheating prairie voles have worse memories," Newsweek, Dec. 10

Laurence Sperling
"How diet science confuses us," Georgia Public Broadcasting, Dec. 10

"Indigenous Beauty" exhibit

Engage Emory

As the semester comes to a close, make time to visit the Michael C. Carlos Museum to experience the visionary creativity and technical mastery of native North American artists. “Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection” runs through Jan. 3.

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