The nine schools that make up Emory University have big plans for the new semester, as they welcome new faculty, debut new courses and host a diverse slate of speakers, programs and conferences.
As part of the ongoing "Conversations with America" series, Emory will host a campus discussion Jan. 24 focused on America's opioid crisis. Led by renowned pollster Peter D. Hart, the event will feature experts on addiction and drug trafficking.
This semester, public health students will learn research methods by studying water in Atlanta's Piedmont Park -- just one of Emory's many spring courses that challenge students to engage with topics that impact their own lives and those of people around the world.
Emory mathematician Ken Ono is launching an analytical study of training methods for elite swimmers -- a joint effort between Emory Athletics and the university's Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.
As Congress reconvenes, Emory is monitoring issues including funding the government, renewing a children's health program, agreeing on a plan to prevent hundreds of thousands of young people from deportation, and more.
Benefits-eligible Emory employees have a new tool to make getting and staying healthier a little easier: Healthy Emory Connect. This new platform is accessible via desktop and through a free mobile app.
Poet Kevin Young will give a free reading from his new nonfiction book, "Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News." Originally scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 18, this event has been postponed due to severe winter weather.