The flu is coming: Are we ready for the next pandemic?

The flu is coming: Are we ready for the next pandemic?

A hundred years ago, the 1918 flu pandemic swept the globe killing 50 to 100 million people. Since then, there have been three more pandemics — in 1957, 1968 and 2009. The next pandemic, say experts, is a question of when, not if. Are we ready?


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Power and precision: Emory Proton Therapy Center officially opens

With the opening of the Emory Proton Therapy Center, a first in Georgia and one of fewer than 30 in the nation, Winship Cancer Institute adds a powerful radiation therapy option to its broad array of cancer-fighting tools.

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University chaplain search launched

Emory University President Claire E. Sterk has charged a search advisory committee with the recruitment and identification of the most highly qualified candidates for Emory's next university chaplain and dean of spiritual and religious life.

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Bicentennial tribute to Frederick Douglass shows abolitionist's speeches still resonate

Lectures originally given by abolitionist and orator Frederick Douglass were brought to life in dramatic readings by Emory and community presenters at an event Nov. 27 to mark his 200th birthday.

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Emory students, graduate named Schwarzman Scholars for study in China

Emory senior Elliot Shuwei Ji, Emory/Georgia Tech dual degree student Veronica Chua and recent alumna Zhongyuan "Echo" Zeng have been selected as Schwarzman Scholars, among only 147 chosen from more than 2,800 applicants around the world.

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Researcher offers new look at how the Western won its way into modern law

In "Gunslinging Justice," Justin A. Joyce explores the evolution of America's longest-enduring popular genre and the legal philosophies surrounding self-defense and gun rights.

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Sustainability grants fund green projects across Emory

From creating fun events to motivate students to take MARTA to piloting reusable metal needles in a chemistry lab, projects funded by the latest grants from Emory's Office of Sustainability Initiatives support conservation and social justice on Emory's campuses.