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

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

For 38 years, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has joined first-year Emory students for the annual Carter Town Hall, a spirited, surprisingly candid exchange that offers firsthand lessons in life, leadership and governance gleaned across a lifetime of public service.


Emory and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta now part of nationwide pediatric emergency research network

Emory and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta now part of nationwide pediatric emergency research network

Emory University and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta have been selected to participate as a new research site for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN), the first such federally funded network in the country that began in 2001.

Chameleons inspire 'smart skin' that changes color in sun

Chameleons inspire 'smart skin' that changes color in sun

While a chameleon can alter the color of its skin, scientists have struggled to make a photonic crystal "smart skin" that changes color in response to the environment without also changing in size. Emory chemists might have found a solution to the problem, documented in a new study.

Recent alum is Emory's first winner of prestigious scholarship to study for two years in France

Recent alum is Emory's first winner of prestigious scholarship to study for two years in France

Jacob Kasel will pursue a master's degree in France as the first Emory winner of the Michel David-Weill Scholarship, awarded to a single student each year from applicants from 30 top U.S. institutions.


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

This year's Common Read program kicks off Sept. 26 with best-selling author Tara Westover discussing "Educated," her memoir of her quest for knowledge after growing up with survivalist parents and not setting foot in a classroom until age 17.

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Austin Channing Brown, Hank Klibanoff to explore racial injustice in 'Bearing Witness'

Candler School of Theology presents "Bearing Witness: Faith, Remembrance and the Journey Toward Racial Justice" on Saturday, Sept. 21, featuring author and speaker Austin Channing Brown and Emory professor and veteran journalist Hank Klibanoff.

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Perfectly matched: Connecting children on the autism spectrum with others

Early Emory is the university's year-round preschool education program that provides opportunities for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder to learn and grow with typically developing children. Meet two children who became best friends through the program.

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Infectious diseases symposium to kick off internal funding program

On Sept. 19, Emory's first Infectious Diseases Across Scales Symposium will bring together faculty, students and researchers from across the university, and beyond, who are involved in interdisciplinary work that transcends traditional boundaries.