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Epidemiologist William Foege to speak at Commencement

William Foege, the renowned epidemiologist credited with devising the strategy to eradicate smallpox, will deliver the keynote address at Emory University's 171st commencement ceremony, set for Monday, May 9.

Emory creates new Department of Public Safety

Emory police chief Craig Watson moves into a new role this month, heading up the Department of Public Safety, which will include the Emory Police Department, Fire Safety and Emergency Medical Services.

Photos: Moonlight Gala marks Lunar New Year

Students welcomed the Lunar New Year with the annual Moonlight Gala, held Saturday in Cox Hall Ballroom. View photos from the sold-out event, presented by the Asian Students Organization, Korean Undergraduate Students Organization, Chinese Undergraduate Students Organization and Xi Kappa.

Grant supports new theology program for high school students

A $600,000 grant from the Lilly Endowment Inc. will make way for a new program at Emory encouraging high school students to explore theology and faith. The Office of Spiritual and Religious Life will partner with Candler School of Theology on the initiative.

Physics plays key role in how white blood cells fight infection

Using a model blood vessel system built on a polymer chip, researchers have shown that the relative softness of white blood cells determines whether they enter blood circulation to fight infection. The discovery could lead to new ways to diagnose and treat disease.

Take Note

Emory honored for successful work-life programs

Conference explores 'Foundations of Emotions in Mind, Brain, and Culture'

Emory Student Affairs Institute presents inaugural Summit on Race

Surplus Property offers Valentine deal to truly love

Faculty in the News

Ramnath Chellappa
"Gigabit services taking root, prices dropping," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Feb. 6

Gregory Ellison II
"The house that built Cam," Vice Sports, Feb. 5

Gonzalo Vazquez-Prokopec
"Florida readies for a fight with Zika virus," Associated Press, Feb. 4

Valentine's Day hearts

Engage Emory

On Friday, fill your heart with Valentine's Day Love Songs, featuring tenor Bradley Howard and soprano Abigail Santo Villalobos performing with pianist Erika Tazawa. The free concert takes place at 12 p.m. in the Michael C. Carlos Museum Reception Hall as part of the John and Linda Cooke Noontime Series.

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