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From 2020 unrest, MBA students create John R. Lewis Racial Justice Case Competition

Jan. 19, 2021

Diabetes Prevention Program promotes strategies for healthy living

Jan. 14, 2021

Emory expands humanities scholarship with open access digital publishing

Jan. 14, 2021

Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff

Jan. 14, 2021

Emory to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with online King Week programs

Jan. 13, 2021

Emory student reflects on experience at U.S. Capitol during Electoral College vote certification

Jan. 12, 2021

Healthy Emory’s Better Choice expands locations, invites employees to January challenge

Jan. 8, 2021

Emory President Gregory L. Fenves speaks out against violence at the U.S. Capitol

Jan. 7, 2021

Movers and shakers: New evidence for a unifying theory of granular materials

Jan. 7, 2021

Emory chemists invent shape-shifting nanomaterial

Jan. 6, 2021

Emory University hosts COVID-19 vaccine town hall

Dec. 17, 2020

Search process launched for the next dean of Laney Graduate School

Dec. 17, 2020

Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff

Dec. 17, 2020

Emory Healthy Kitchen Collaborative recognized at Teaching Kitchen Research Conference

Dec. 17, 2020

2020 in review: Beyond COVID-19

Dec. 16, 2020

2020 in review: Photos from the pandemic

Dec. 16, 2020

Emory sociologist explores links between lethal police violence and neighborhood health

Dec. 16, 2020

Our stories of resilience and resolve

Dec. 15, 2020

Emory selects first members of Class of 2025

Dec. 10, 2020

Digging into the deep past

Dec. 10, 2020

Let FSAP help you focus on self-care during the holiday season

Dec. 9, 2020

Voices for equity and justice

Dec. 8, 2020

National Academy of Inventors names Emory’s David Stephens and Lanny Liebeskind as fellows

Dec. 8, 2020

Voices for equity and justice

Dec. 8, 2020

Militarizing police does not reduce crime, new Emory data analysis finds

Dec. 7, 2020

How the brain decides to make an effort

Dec. 3, 2020

Emory student discovers unpublished manuscript by William Carlos Williams

Dec. 2, 2020

Emory to host live webcast with the Dalai Lama

Dec. 1, 2020

From hospital menu to holiday cookbook

Nov. 30, 2020

Concerts and conversations highlight December arts programs

Nov. 25, 2020

'Reconstruction Activism' seminar examines racial equality and justice

Nov. 25, 2020

Emory president sends community message about Thanksgiving

Nov. 24, 2020

Helping stop COVID-19

Nov. 17, 2020

Have a nutrition question? Get answers from 'Ask the RD'

Nov. 16, 2020

Laney Graduate School dean to step down at close of academic year

Nov. 13, 2020

Emory pays tribute to veterans and their leadership

Nov. 12, 2020

Community input sought in Emory’s search for next provost

Nov. 12, 2020

Emory to launch new main website later this month

Nov. 12, 2020

Emory grad creates viral image of Kamala Harris and Ruby Bridges

Nov. 11, 2020

Emory names Keiko Price as new athletics director, assistant VP of Campus Life

Nov. 9, 2020

Emory experts react to 2020 election results

Nov. 6, 2020

As voters and volunteers, Emory students engaged deeply with 2020 election

Nov. 6, 2020

Second panel in online seminar series examines Reconstruction and its impact today

Nov. 6, 2020

Emory community votes in 2020 election

Nov. 5, 2020

Emory president sends community message about 2020 election

Nov. 4, 2020

Emory's partnership with QuestBridge expands academic horizons for low-income students

Nov. 3, 2020

Long road home

Nov. 3, 2020

Emory resources for first-generation and/or low-income students

Nov. 3, 2020

Halloween 2020: Pumpkin Painting

Nov. 2, 2020

Emory campuses under Tropical Storm Warning

Oct. 28, 2020

November features virtual concerts, artist lectures and live reading of 'Sovereignty'

Oct. 27, 2020

Emory joins with Latino Youth Leadership Conference to encourage students to attend college

Oct. 27, 2020

Town hall features message from President Carter, questions with Jason Carter

Oct. 22, 2020

Emory president updates actions university is taking for racial justice

Oct. 22, 2020

Emory University Symphony Orchestra plays from around the world during Oct. 24 concert

Oct. 21, 2020

Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff

Oct. 20, 2020

Emory announces plan for spring 2021 semester

Oct. 15, 2020

Emory Community Compact: Meet students and staff helping Emory beat COVID-19

Oct. 15, 2020

Live vicariously through Swoop on a Homecoming bucket list adventure

Oct. 15, 2020

Online seminar series examines Reconstruction and its modern-day impact

Oct. 13, 2020

Decision 2020: Emory experts weigh in on the 2020 presidential race

Oct. 13, 2020

New book spotlights Emory’s admission process

Oct. 12, 2020

Emory recognizes Indigenous Peoples' Day

Oct. 9, 2020

Emory PhD graduate receives 2020 MacArthur Fellowship

Oct. 8, 2020

Emory expands access to free, anytime health services for all students

Oct. 7, 2020

Ancient DNA lab maps little-explored human lineages

Oct. 6, 2020

Learn how Emory Libraries found creative solutions during the pandemic

Oct. 1, 2020

'40 Under Forty' celebrates outstanding Emory alumni

Oct. 1, 2020

Emory announces search advisory committee for next provost

Sep. 30, 2020

Emory compost streams temporarily diverted to landfills

Sep. 29, 2020

October brings the arts to all with virtual concerts, theater productions and more

Sep. 29, 2020

Find ways to 'Refresh from Stress' even in challenging times

Sep. 29, 2020

Emory Votes Initiative hosts virtual event encouraging eligible voters to get involved

Sep. 24, 2020

Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff

Sep. 22, 2020

Emory Votes Initiative to help register voters with virtual event Sept. 22

Sep. 21, 2020

Decatur Book Festival events feature African American poets whose papers reside at Emory

Sep. 17, 2020

Active Works invites employees to make the active choice

Sep. 17, 2020

Podcast based on Emory class focuses new season on Ahmaud Arbery killing

Sep. 14, 2020

Ibram X. Kendi featured in Emory webcast, 'How to Be an Antiracist'

Sep. 10, 2020

Learn about Emory resources during National Preparedness Month

Sep. 10, 2020

The humanity and philanthropy of R. Randall Rollins

Sep. 10, 2020

Jericho Brown ponders the current moment in Decatur Book Festival keynote

Sep. 9, 2020

Lifting every voice: The inspiration and impact of Pellom McDaniels III

Sep. 2, 2020

Emory acquires archive of Black Panther Party activist Kathleen Cleaver

Aug. 31, 2020

Virtual 2020 Decatur Book Festival spotlights Emory-related authors

Aug. 28, 2020

Message from President Fenves: COVID-19 tracking and community update

Aug. 28, 2020

Outstanding students selected as new cohort of Woodruff Scholars

Aug. 27, 2020

Help slow the spread of COVID-19 'For You. For Us. For Emory.'

Aug. 27, 2020

Emory experts to discuss COVID-19 health concerns among minorities

Aug. 25, 2020

Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff

Aug. 25, 2020

Emory police chief discusses commitment to serve and protect the community

Aug. 25, 2020

First day of classes

Aug. 20, 2020

Meet the Class of 2024

Aug. 19, 2020

President Gregory L. Fenves welcomes students to the start of fall semester

Aug. 19, 2020

Right time. Right place. Right leader.

Aug. 17, 2020

Emory celebrates launch of newly installed solar panels

Aug. 13, 2020

Emory faculty present virtual discussion on 'This Time (Summer 2020) and This Place (ATL)'

Aug. 13, 2020

President Gregory L. Fenves discusses actions Emory is taking to address racial justice

Aug. 13, 2020

Emory’s new president connects with community through online forum

Aug. 6, 2020

Emory students win Amazon’s Alexa Prize for artificial intelligence ‘social companion’

Aug. 6, 2020

Emory students, alumni awarded Fulbright grants for research, teaching around the world

Aug. 6, 2020

Emory professor’s podcast honors civil rights ‘cold case’ widow

Aug. 6, 2020

Message from President Fenves: My first week as Emory's 21st president

Aug. 3, 2020

Butterfly genomics: Monarchs fly differently, but meet up and mate

July 30, 2020

Remembering John Lewis: A dear friend and inspiration to Emory

July 23, 2020

Honoring President Claire E. Sterk: A legacy of compassion and resolve

July 22, 2020

Emory statement on the death of Rep. John Lewis

July 18, 2020

Emory community mourns passing of civil rights leader C.T. Vivian

July 17, 2020

Emory University announces fall semester plans

July 17, 2020

Candler faculty help establish guide for eventual worship reopening safety

July 16, 2020

Admission team works to ‘get the Emory spirit into the virtual world’

July 13, 2020

Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff

July 9, 2020

Emory scholars design public digital resource to explore Georgia’s coast

July 9, 2020

Winship Cancer Institute builds new pharmacy, expands infusion services in Johns Creek

July 8, 2020

Largest individual gift in Oxford’s history will have lasting impact

July 7, 2020

Emory libraries reopen on appointment-only basis effective July 6

July 2, 2020

Healthy Emory’s Diabetes Prevention Program still makes a difference online

July 1, 2020

Emory alum makes ‘Good Trouble’ with new John Lewis documentary

June 30, 2020

Virtual town hall answers student questions about fall return to Emory campus

June 26, 2020

Emory commemorates Juneteenth

June 23, 2020

Emory leaders speak out on Juneteenth, systemic racism

June 17, 2020

Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff

June 15, 2020

Emory announces plans for fall semester

June 11, 2020

Emory University announces fall semester plans

June 11, 2020

Emory community unites against racist violence

June 5, 2020

Message from Dean of Campus Life Enku Gelaye

June 5, 2020

Message from Emory University Center for Ethics

June 5, 2020

Message from James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference

June 5, 2020

Stay healthy with Journeys programs, personalized virtual coaching

June 4, 2020

Message from Emory Police Chief Rus Drew

June 3, 2020

Message from Interim Provost Jan Love

June 3, 2020

Emory leaders speak out against racist violence; vigils planned

June 2, 2020

Emory College AAE hosts virtual book club featuring faculty authors

June 2, 2020

Emory employees got moving – virtually – during the 5th annual Move More Challenge

June 2, 2020

'Operation: Eat Right' nutrition challenge keeps employees on track for the summer

June 2, 2020

Message from President-elect Gregory L. Fenves

June 2, 2020

Message from Emory Healthcare CEO Jonathan S. Lewin

May 30, 2020

Message from President Claire E. Sterk

May 30, 2020

All Hands on Deck: The Zoom experts

May 26, 2020

Emory community shares 'Stories from the Pandemic'

May 26, 2020

Georgia primary will be a preview of November election, say Emory experts

May 20, 2020

Emory, Georgia Tech students tackle COVID-19 problems in virtual hackathon

May 20, 2020

Classes that click: a semester to remember

May 19, 2020

Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff

May 18, 2020

Drive-through COVID-19 testing takes 'huge team effort' from Emory staff

May 14, 2020

Emory's 42nd annual Staff Fest goes virtual with 'Stronger Together' theme

May 14, 2020

Transformative solar power agreement will help Emory reduce greenhouse gas emissions

May 12, 2020

In Emory Commencement address, Stevenson discusses killing of Ahmaud Arbery

May 11, 2020

Emory University marks 175th Commencement

May 11, 2020

Class Day moves online with speaker, senior awards and honors

May 8, 2020

The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation donation helps Emory connect patients with families and assist clinicians during COVID-19

May 7, 2020

Classes that click: Linguistics

May 6, 2020

Emory Law helps medical residents with estate planning during COVID-19 crisis

May 5, 2020

Thank an Emory faculty or staff member with new web-based tool

May 5, 2020

Emory Alumni Association offers webinars for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May 5, 2020

Emory professor Jericho Brown wins Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

May 4, 2020

Virtual workouts help Emory employees stay focused on personal wellbeing

April 30, 2020

All Hands on Deck: The Carlos Museum brings art into homes

April 30, 2020

Virtual Town Hall explores community questions, Emory’s next steps

April 28, 2020

Distanced dance: Making the move to remote learning

April 28, 2020

The Coca-Cola Foundation awards funding for Coca-Cola First-Generation Scholarship Program

April 28, 2020

Classes that click: The making of modern South Africa

April 28, 2020

Emory on the front lines of COVID-19: An ER doctor’s personal sacrifices

April 28, 2020

Photo Gallery: Denim Day 2020

April 27, 2020

Emory Police: On call during uncertain times

April 23, 2020

Classes that click: Psychology of leadership

April 21, 2020

Webinar series to explore faith, ministry during COVID-19

April 21, 2020

Emory’s WaterHub marks sustainability milestones

April 21, 2020

Emory implements cost-saving strategies to address financial impact of COVID-19

April 20, 2020

Emory mourns sudden passing of Rose Library curator Pellom McDaniels

April 20, 2020

Emory prepares to celebrate the extraordinary Class of 2020

April 17, 2020

Virtual Community Hub helps keep students connected

April 16, 2020

All hands on deck: Spiritual health across Emory’s hospitals and campuses

April 16, 2020

40 years of community: Woodruff Scholars and Fellows pay it forward

April 16, 2020

Emory Global Health Institute launches contest for children’s book to explain COVID-19

April 15, 2020

'Pandemic Poetry' provides connection in the chaos

April 15, 2020

Join Emory for virtual Denim Day on April 22

April 15, 2020

Classes that click: Population health

April 14, 2020

CAPS continues to offer workshops, other services to students during remote learning

April 8, 2020

Finding connection and care: Emory Spiritual Life moves online during COVID-19

April 8, 2020

Ombuds Office continues serving Emory community through remote learning phase

April 8, 2020

Classes that click: Introduction to sociology

April 7, 2020

All hands on deck: Transitioning Emory College to remote teaching

April 7, 2020

Faculty encouraged to complete survey to assess satisfaction with academic life at Emory

April 2, 2020

Classes that click: Physics for scientists and engineers

April 1, 2020

All hands on deck: Welcoming Oxford students to Atlanta

March 31, 2020

All hands on deck: Emory staff exhibit ‘can-do’ spirit and enduring sense of community

March 26, 2020

Social distancing key to keeping yourself and others safe

March 18, 2020

Emory cancels traditional Commencement activities

March 18, 2020

Registration is open for the 2020 Move More Challenge

March 12, 2020

Emory extends spring break, will transition to remote learning March 23

March 11, 2020

Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff

March 10, 2020

10 free things to do in March

March 4, 2020

Men's basketball to host opening rounds of NCAA D-III Championship

March 4, 2020

Emory helps take science to the community for the Atlanta Science Festival

March 3, 2020

Emory’s Board of Trustees elects new members

March 3, 2020

Spring brings a busy calendar of March arts events

March 3, 2020

Conducting for life: Emory's new director of orchestral studies builds student talent

Feb. 28, 2020

Emory's 'Better Choice' label makes healthy food decisions easier

Feb. 27, 2020

Photos: Nikki Giovanni shares her poetry at Emory

Feb. 25, 2020

Motorcycle crash survivor reclaims life with help from Emory doctors

Feb. 24, 2020

Emory remembers James V. Hatch, collector of African American arts and activism

Feb. 20, 2020

Swimming and diving teams win UAA Championships

Feb. 19, 2020

Video: Coronavirus and Emory

Feb. 18, 2020

Human rights lawyer and activist Bryan Stevenson to deliver Emory Commencement address

Feb. 12, 2020

Healthy Emory Connect offers expanded digital resources

Feb. 11, 2020

Feast of Words celebrates Emory faculty authors and editors

Feb. 11, 2020

Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff

Feb. 11, 2020

Coronavirus, community and compassion

Feb. 11, 2020

One Emory: Power of faculty engagement

Feb. 6, 2020

New Oxford Student Center opens to enhance student experiences

Feb. 5, 2020

February brings brand-new theater and musical collaborations to campus

Feb. 5, 2020

Emory to mark Black History Month with lectures, films and more

Feb. 5, 2020

February: 10 free things to do at Emory

Feb. 4, 2020

New student space joins Emory's innovation ecosystem

Jan. 30, 2020

Celebrated poet Nikki Giovanni to give free reading at Emory

Jan. 29, 2020

Emory's traveling exhibit on black art and activism inspires Atlanta students

Jan. 28, 2020

Coronavirus updates for the Emory community

Jan. 24, 2020

Spring Cinematheque series explores history of African Americans in American films

Jan. 21, 2020

New TheoEd Talks from Candler School of Theology set for Feb. 9

Jan. 21, 2020

Healthy Emory helps employees focus on well-being

Jan. 21, 2020

Photos: 'Day On' honors Martin Luther King Jr. with day of service

Jan. 21, 2020

50 diverse Atlanta small businesses selected for support through Emory’s Start:ME program

Jan. 16, 2020

Emory to honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy with King Week

Jan. 15, 2020

Enjoy movies, music, museum yoga and more in January

Jan. 15, 2020

Photos: First day of Spring 2020 semester

Jan. 15, 2020

New Carlos Museum exhibit explores depictions of Indian gods and goddesses

Jan. 14, 2020

10 things to do at Emory in January for $10 or less

Jan. 14, 2020

Emory celebrates 250 years of Beethoven with year-long event series

Jan. 14, 2020

Former child soldier studies global development at Emory to give back

Jan. 13, 2020

AJC: Iraq war veteran helps others recover from invisible wounds at Emory

Dec. 24, 2019

Emory film experts share their top 10 movies of 2019

Dec. 23, 2019

Film and Media Studies faculty choose 10 best television shows of 2019

Dec. 23, 2019

Film produced by Emory alumni makes Academy Award shortlist

Dec. 23, 2019

10 top stories of 2019

Dec. 18, 2019

10 inspiring Emory stories from 2019

Dec. 18, 2019

Making the future

Dec. 17, 2019

A strong start: Emory welcomes first students in Class of 2024

Dec. 12, 2019

Emory celebrates Gary Hauk on eve of retirement

Dec. 12, 2019

Diabetes Prevention Program helps employees gain support to improve health

Dec. 12, 2019

Emory's Goizueta Business School and Start:ME offer 2019 shopping guide

Dec. 11, 2019

Transit plan vote could propel light rail service to Emory

Dec. 10, 2019

Emory campuses recognized for increased student voter turnout in midterm elections

Dec. 4, 2019

The Goizueta Foundation makes $30 million gift to Emory's Goizueta Business School

Dec. 4, 2019

Dogged by finals? Sign up for the Pet Therapy Study Break

Dec. 4, 2019

'Archival Lives' conference examines trans-Atlantic slave trade

Dec. 3, 2019

Opening doors and more: The storied career of Gary Hauk

Dec. 3, 2019

10 things to do at Emory in December

Dec. 3, 2019

Arts calendar sparkles with holiday spirit this December

Nov. 26, 2019

One Emory: Students as stakeholders

Nov. 20, 2019

EmoryThanks Day 2019

Nov. 19, 2019

Four new fellows join Emory's Creative Writing Program

Nov. 14, 2019

From Georgia farms to Emory tables

Nov. 13, 2019

Emory pays tribute to veterans

Nov. 12, 2019

Emory celebrates National First-Gen Day

Nov. 12, 2019

Emory helps the community through Emory Cares International Service Day

Nov. 12, 2019

Serving students who served

Nov. 7, 2019

EmoryThanks on Nov. 14 is a day to honor Emory donors

Nov. 5, 2019

Emory public health student honored for family planning advocacy

Nov. 5, 2019

One Emory: Partners in student success

Nov. 5, 2019

Emory University appoints new vice president of research administration

Nov. 5, 2019

Go green for Emory's annual recycling competition

Oct. 31, 2019

Ten things to do during annual benefits enrollment

Oct. 31, 2019

Lend a hand on Emory Cares International Day of Service

Oct. 31, 2019

Emory partners with Latin American Association to inspire students to pursue higher education

Oct. 30, 2019

November: 10 free things to do at Emory

Oct. 30, 2019

Photos: Puppy Petting Boo

Oct. 30, 2019

Emory alum Kristian Bush entertains the Homecoming crowd

Oct. 29, 2019

Theater Emory presents haunting sci-fi thriller 'The Nether'

Oct. 29, 2019

Packed November arts calendar features world-renowned vocalist, innovative dance performances

Oct. 29, 2019

Homecoming marks milestone anniversaries

Oct. 24, 2019

Emory Johns Creek Hospital golf tournament raises more than $20K for the American Heart Association

Oct. 24, 2019

Emory Healthy Kitchen participants end a course, begin a journey

Oct. 24, 2019

Emory celebrates Homecoming and Family Weekend

Oct. 23, 2019

Halloween at Emory brings a street party, movies and more

Oct. 22, 2019

Emory alumni create organization to reduce racialized health disparities

Oct. 17, 2019

Renowned Jazz pianist Brad Mehldau and tenor Ian Bostridge to explore nature of love

Oct. 17, 2019

Emory celebrates Homecoming, Family Weekend

Oct. 16, 2019

40 Under Forty: Outstanding Emory alumni

Oct. 15, 2019

Meshell Ndegeocello shares her inner life, praises Emory as 'amazing campus'

Oct. 9, 2019

'Refresh From Stress' wellness program returns with even more reasons to join

Oct. 8, 2019

Emory professor Jericho Brown named finalist for National Book Award for poetry

Oct. 8, 2019

One Emory: Investing in faculty

Oct. 3, 2019

Emory leads effort to honor M. Agnes Jones Elementary School namesake

Oct. 3, 2019

October performances include world dance premiere, multiple concerts and more

Oct. 2, 2019

Emory celebrates new PATH trail options

Oct. 1, 2019

Cadray named Emory's first university ombudsperson

Sep. 26, 2019

Emory Dance Program presents world premiere of 'fence' by staibdance

Sep. 24, 2019

'Know Your Numbers' helps Emory employees make healthy choices

Sep. 24, 2019

Provost Lecture Series brings innovative voices to campus

Sep. 24, 2019

President Jimmy Carter fields questions from students at 38th annual Emory town hall

Sep. 19, 2019

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

Sep. 18, 2019

Emory working to improve pedestrian, e-scooter safety

Sep. 17, 2019

Perfectly matched: Connecting children on the autism spectrum with others

Sep. 17, 2019

Celebrating the new Emory Student Center

Sep. 12, 2019

Learn about Emory resources for emergencies to be 'Prepared, Not Scared'

Sep. 10, 2019

Emory ranks #1 in Teach For America recruits

Sep. 9, 2019

Carlos Museum to host three-day live reading of Homer's 'The Iliad'

Sep. 9, 2019

Sterk welcomes students, faculty, staff to new academic year

Sep. 4, 2019

Emory hires three Latinx studies scholars to strengthen interdisciplinary scholarship

Sep. 4, 2019

Photos: Songfest unites first-year Emory students

Sep. 4, 2019

Grammy-winning Kronos Quartet debuts Emory's 2019-2020 arts season

Aug. 29, 2019

Photos: Oxford College Move-In Day

Aug. 27, 2019

Photos: Emory College Move-In Day

Aug. 27, 2019

Giving back on Emory Cares International Service Day

Nov. 14, 2018

Photos: 2018 Emory Homecoming Festival and Concert

Oct. 23, 2018

Photos: Emory marches in Atlanta Pride parade

Oct. 17, 2018

Photos: Conversations on the Quad

Oct. 11, 2018