What the Declaration of Independence really means by 'pursuit of happiness'

What the Declaration of Independence really means by 'pursuit of happiness'

As the U.S. celebrates Independence Day, religion professor Brent Strawn says our understanding of "the pursuit of happiness" is very different from what our nation's founders intended.


Emory researchers join NIH study of individuals infected with Zika virus

Emory researchers join NIH study of individuals infected with Zika virus

Researchers at Emory University are part of a national study of people infected with Zika virus to better understand the virus and its host immune response.

Students explore Tibetan perspectives on mind-body connections

Students explore Tibetan perspectives on mind-body connections

Two dozen undergraduate students spent five weeks studying with the Tibetan refugee community in India as part of Emory's unique Mind-Body Sciences Summer Abroad Program, which includes a private class with the Dalai Lama.

Harpists gather at Emory for national conference

Harpists gather at Emory for national conference

With plucky, sometimes surprising repertoires, harpists from around the world meet at Emory this week for concerts, workshops and classes, including a diverse slate of public performances.


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Exploring life and death, from Italy to Orlando

Emory professors Ruth Parker and Arri Eisen reflect on the Orlando tragedy and the discussions it sparked for students participating in the Emory Italian Studies Program, who learned of the attack while studying abroad.

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Enjoy the lighter side of Shakespeare in 'A Goodly Commodity' exhibit at Woodruff Library

As Emory University prepares for the November arrival of Shakespeare's First Folio from the Folger Library, the Emory Libraries will exhibit "A Goodly Commodity: Shakespeare in Pop Culture" from June 29 to Feb. 26.

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'Denial' trailer offers first look at film based on Emory professor's memoir

Due out this fall, "Denial" recounts Emory professor Deborah Lipstadt's internationally publicized legal battle against a Holocaust denier. Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz portrays Lipstadt.

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Trips to Cuba, Bosnia capture cultures in transition

Through the Journeys of Reconciliation program, Emory students, staff, faculty and alumni explore causes of conflict and efforts to create peace in locations around the globe.