How immunologist Max Cooper may have saved your life

How immunologist Max Cooper may have saved your life

A half-century ago, Emory immunologist Max Cooper made a discovery that forever changed our understanding of the human immune system. Now he is being honored with a prestigious Lasker Award for his joint work on the discovery that has helped save countless lives.


Chameleons inspire 'smart skin' that changes color in sun

Chameleons inspire 'smart skin' that changes color in sun

While a chameleon can alter the color of its skin, scientists have struggled to make a photonic crystal "smart skin" that changes color in response to the environment without also changing in size. Emory chemists might have found a solution to the problem, documented in a new study.

First 9/11 Scholarship recipient discovers the power of community

First 9/11 Scholarship recipient discovers the power of community

Alec Russin was only a toddler when he lost his father in the Sept. 11 attacks. Now he's the first recipient of a special Emory scholarship created to help the children of alumni who felt the impact most.

Emory ranks #1 in Teach For America recruits

Emory ranks #1 in Teach For America recruits

Emory University has been ranked the top university of its size contributing the greatest number of graduating seniors to the 2019 Teach For America corps.


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Emory hosts Tara Westover, best-selling author of 'Educated,' in lead-off event for Common Read

This year's Common Read program kicks off Sept. 26 with best-selling author Tara Westover discussing "Educated," her memoir of her quest for knowledge after growing up with survivalist parents and not setting foot in a classroom until age 17.

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Recent alum is Emory's first winner of prestigious scholarship to study for two years in France

Jacob Kasel will pursue a master's degree in France as the first Emory winner of the Michel David-Weill Scholarship, awarded to a single student each year from applicants from 30 top U.S. institutions.

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Austin Channing Brown, Hank Klibanoff to explore racial injustice in 'Bearing Witness'

Candler School of Theology presents "Bearing Witness: Faith, Remembrance and the Journey Toward Racial Justice" on Saturday, Sept. 21, featuring author and speaker Austin Channing Brown and Emory professor and veteran journalist Hank Klibanoff.

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Perfectly matched: Connecting children on the autism spectrum with others

Early Emory is the university's year-round preschool education program that provides opportunities for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder to learn and grow with typically developing children. Meet two children who became best friends through the program.