Emory honors Martin Luther King Jr. through community service, special events

Emory honors Martin Luther King Jr. through community service, special events

Emory's annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy will feature several prominent speakers and a "Day On" for volunteering at a variety of nonprofit organizations.


Lipstadt surprises airplane passengers watching 'Denial'

Lipstadt surprises airplane passengers watching 'Denial'

Traveling from London to Seattle, Emory historian Deborah Lipstadt was surprised to discover she was part of the in-flight entertainment, so she introduced herself to passengers watching "Denial," the film about her battle with a Holocaust denier.

Emory cardiologist helps rank nation's top diets

Emory cardiologist helps rank nation's top diets

Emory cardiologist Laurence Sperling, MD, served on a U.S. News & World Report panel appraising some of the country's most popular diets.

Spring courses examine evidence, timely topics

Spring courses examine evidence, timely topics

As concern over Zika continues, environmental scientist Uriel Kitron, shown working in Brazil, teams up with historian Jeffrey Lesser and Portuguese lecturer Ana Teixeira to teach "Metropolis, Migration and Mosquitoes." Explore a sample of this semester's coolest courses.


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Presidential inauguration events link Emory's past, present and bold future

Community is at the center of public events planned to celebrate the Feb. 8 inauguration of Emory President Claire E. Sterk as the university's 20th president and first female chief executive. Tickets become available Friday.

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Marie Marquardt: Telling immigrant stories through young adult novels

In her new novel, "The Radius of Us," Marie Marquardt, scholar-in-residence at Candler School of Theology, examines the hardships Latin American teens face fleeing gang violence and seeking asylum in the U.S.

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University Courses take on challenging, interdisciplinary topics

This semester's University Courses bring together diverse faculty and students from across campus to examine issues surrounding global security and leadership, the ethics of eating and disability and resilience.

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World premiere orchestra performance, archival film tour headline January arts events

The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra visits campus this month to perform the debut of "a canticle of shadows," an elegy for victims of war from Richard Prior, director of performance studies at Emory.