Poet and Emory professor Jericho Brown creates new poetic form for 'The Tradition'

Poet and Emory professor Jericho Brown creates new poetic form for 'The Tradition'

Inspired by Emory creative writing students, professor Jericho Brown created a new form of poetry for his acclaimed collection, "The Tradition." Learn how Emory's Creative Writing Program nurtures a community of scholars, where students and faculty learn from each other.


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Therapy dogs support student health and wellbeing

Meet Finn and Beowulf, Emory's certified therapy dogs. Emory is among an early wave of universities to utilize animal-assisted therapy, bringing fluffy fun to campus events and a calming presence to counseling sessions.

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Campus tree leads student to ancient Chinese text and laboratory discovery

Extracts from the seeds of the ginkgo tree show antibacterial activity on pathogens that can cause skin infections, according to a study that started as Emory biology major Xinyi Huang's senior thesis and drew inspiration from an ancient text in the theology library.

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Artist Carrie Mae Weems visits Emory to 'think together the big questions'

As the final speaker in this year's Provost Lecture Series, photographer and video installation artist Carrie Mae Weems explored the legacy of African American identity, class, culture.

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The Peeps experiments: A seasonal celebration of science

Douglas Mulford, senior lecturer for the Department of Chemistry, treats his students every spring to a "Peeps" show, a 45-minute experiment of every chemical thing that you can do to Peeps.

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Public health professor Karen Andes selected to Governor's Teaching Fellows Program

Karen Andes, assistant professor in the Hubert Department of Global Health at Emory's Rollins School of Public Health, is one of 18 higher education faculty from across the state chosen as a 2018-2019 Governor's Teaching Fellow.

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Emory community makes progress on 'zero landfill waste' goal

Thanks to participation from students, faculty and staff, Emory made significant progress last year towards the goal of diverting 95 percent of campus waste from municipal landfills by 2025.