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'Operation: Eat Right' employee nutrition challenge returns

June 11, 2019

Emory hosts national conference on LGBTQ health

June 4, 2019

Emory names chief diversity officer

June 4, 2019

'Conversations with Claire' video series debuts with President Jimmy Carter

June 3, 2019

Bringing art into the community

May 21, 2019

Staff Fest 2019 celebrates employees with fun and food

May 21, 2019

Staff Fest returns Friday to celebrate Emory employees

May 16, 2019

Celebrating Emory's Class of 2019

May 13, 2019

Emory Student Center opens doors

May 9, 2019

Emory undergraduates conduct original research across the humanities

May 9, 2019

Season wrap-up of 'Your Fantastic Mind' covers stroke and epilepsy

May 6, 2019

Emory seeks to create live-work-play health innovation district at Executive Park

May 1, 2019

Measuring Emory's impact

May 1, 2019

Emory's Oxford College offers unique learning experience

April 30, 2019

Emory's Start:ME program helps small businesses in local communities

April 30, 2019

Undergraduate researchers present their work at spring symposium

April 30, 2019

Emory teams win three UAA championships in one weekend

April 30, 2019

Photos: Vigil for Sri Lanka

April 24, 2019

Emory professor's podcast exploring civil rights cold cases wins Peabody Award

April 23, 2019

Emory President Claire E. Sterk elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 23, 2019

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

April 22, 2019

Emory community makes progress on 'zero landfill waste' goal

April 16, 2019

'Your Fantastic Mind' delves into sleep apnea, unexpected stroke and Alzheimer's

April 15, 2019

Podcast by Emory professor nominated for Peabody Award

April 11, 2019

Emory's Denim Day supports survivors of sexual assault, violence

April 10, 2019

Emory Community Police Academy offers inside look at EPD's service

April 10, 2019

Emory conference explores academic freedom, free speech on campus

April 9, 2019

Emory named a top producer of Fulbright winners, Peace Corps volunteers

April 8, 2019

'Your Fantastic Mind' explores deep brain stimulation, OCD and aneurysms

April 8, 2019

Emory 5K and wellness event to offer free health screenings in Johns Creek

April 8, 2019

Dooley's Week features indie-pop artists AJR, also Mikey Day from SNL

April 3, 2019

Emory University launches global Social, Emotional and Ethical Learning program

April 2, 2019

'Your Fantastic Mind' returns to explore how migraines differ from headaches

April 1, 2019

April arts events include poetry, dance, music and more

March 27, 2019

Baseball's best fans: Emory expert ranks which teams are winners and losers with fans

March 27, 2019

RespectCon 2019 to explore issues of sexual violence, social justice

March 26, 2019

Artist Carrie Mae Weems to explore legacy of African American identity, class, culture

March 26, 2019

Emory gathers to remember victims of New Zealand mosque attacks

March 21, 2019

Emory University responds to recent executive order

March 21, 2019

Emory's advocacy work on Capitol Hill highlights importance of research, collaboration

March 21, 2019

Veterans in the civilian workplace focus of community conversation at Emory

March 21, 2019

U.S. Rep. John Lewis to speak at Oxford College Commencement

March 20, 2019

Emory University statement from President Claire E. Sterk

March 18, 2019

Stacey Abrams named Emory's 2019 Class Day speaker

March 18, 2019

Campus free speech, academic freedom focus of conference

March 14, 2019

Tibet Week explores compassion in action in the world

March 14, 2019

Registration opens for 2019 Move More Challenge

March 12, 2019

Adam Hamilton to keynote church fundraising conference

March 7, 2019

Emory Medal honors distinguished alumni for advancing the global good

March 7, 2019

Acclaim: Recent honors for Emory faculty and staff

March 5, 2019

Emory takes science out of the lab for Atlanta Science Festival

March 4, 2019

March: 10 free things to do at Emory

Feb. 28, 2019

Emory hosts New York Times for discussion of veterans in civilian workplace

Feb. 28, 2019

One-Button Studio makes DIY video projects a snap

Feb. 27, 2019

Clifton Tower residence hall to reopen this fall

Feb. 27, 2019

Video showcases launch of 'One Emory' strategic framework

Feb. 26, 2019

Popular 'Barenaked Voices' a cappella concert rounds out packed March arts calendar

Feb. 26, 2019

Frederick to join faculty of Emory's Candler School of Theology

Feb. 26, 2019

#EmoryBandTogether aims to provide 500 student meals over Spring Break

Feb. 20, 2019

Emory Swimming & Diving teams win 21st consecutive UAA championships

Feb. 20, 2019

President Sterk announces university-wide Legacy Commission

Feb. 20, 2019

President Jimmy Carter shares leadership lessons with students

Feb. 19, 2019

Scholar explores impact of bias in facial-recognition software

Feb. 19, 2019

Emory radiologist looks into freezing 'hunger nerve' as weight loss solution

Feb. 18, 2019

Emory professors nominated for NAACP Image Awards

Feb. 14, 2019

Printmaker Tom Hück explores the art of provocation

Feb. 13, 2019

Emory offers new Diabetes Prevention Program for employees

Feb. 12, 2019

Rare sleep disorder brings Icelandic man to Emory

Feb. 11, 2019

Civil rights icon, humanitarian Andrew Young to deliver Emory Commencement address

Feb. 11, 2019

February: 10 free things to do at Emory

Feb. 7, 2019

Tenenbaum Lecture explores the Jews of Cuba and their diasporas

Feb. 7, 2019

Celebrate your love for the arts with February events

Feb. 5, 2019

New Hope for the Opioid Epidemic: Medical Association of Atlanta holds town hall at Emory

Feb. 5, 2019

Emory students help make magic for Super Bowl halftime show

Feb. 4, 2019

A lifelong interest builds a lasting legacy

Jan. 31, 2019

Vanessa Siddle Walker to lecture about black education, civil rights

Jan. 31, 2019

Emory celebrates Founders Week with lectures, special events

Jan. 29, 2019

Former NFL player works through cognitive rehabilitation at Emory

Jan. 27, 2019

Frontiers of the brain: Emory and GPB explore the mind's mysteries

Jan. 27, 2019

Atlanta Dream all-star visits Emory basketball on Friday

Jan. 24, 2019

Sustainability Faculty Fellows help lead the way to a greener future

Jan. 24, 2019

NBA Hall of Famer tours Emory's Serious Communicable Diseases Unit

Jan. 24, 2019

Reporter's mystery illness leads to a challenging diagnosis

Jan. 21, 2019

The top 10 films of 2018, according to Emory film experts

Jan. 17, 2019

New exhibition explores art as form of resistance

Jan. 17, 2019

Emory University employees encouraged to complete Organizational Health Index survey

Jan. 17, 2019

Spring arts events will be musical and amusing

Jan. 16, 2019

Emory's experts line up for game day

Jan. 14, 2019

Restoring vision and hope to refugees

Jan. 14, 2019

Two new PATH trails will serve Emory campus

Jan. 10, 2019

King Week celebrates legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Jan. 9, 2019

January: 10 free things to do at Emory

Jan. 9, 2019

Emory purchases Peachtree Street property to increase academic presence in Atlanta

Jan. 4, 2019

10 Emory stories that inspired us in 2018

Dec. 22, 2018

18 of Emory's most-read stories of 2018

Dec. 21, 2018

Caring for our community

Dec. 21, 2018

Emory reviewing proposed changes to Title IX regulations

Dec. 18, 2018

Emory nursing student shares her 'Second Act' with Jennifer Lopez

Dec. 18, 2018

Emory's best photos of 2018

Dec. 18, 2018

Emory stars in broadcast of Southern Celtic Christmas celebration

Dec. 18, 2018

Theology students embark on a journey toward racial justice

Dec. 14, 2018

Emory's Board of Trustees elects new members

Dec. 13, 2018

Your past is calling: Can you ID stone toolmaking 'ring' tones?

Dec. 11, 2018

December: 10 things to do for $10 or less

Dec. 5, 2018

John Bugge, co-founder of Emory Emeritus College, remembered for warmth, leadership

Dec. 5, 2018

Finals hounding you? De-stress with therapy dogs

Dec. 5, 2018

University chaplain search launched

Dec. 4, 2018

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

Dec. 4, 2018

Emory campus traditions celebrate the holiday season

Nov. 28, 2018

Sustainability grants fund green projects across Emory

Nov. 28, 2018

Clarkston Summit lays foundation for deeper community engagement

Nov. 27, 2018

The learning fields

Nov. 27, 2018

Emory's oldest academic building opens, restored and renewed

Nov. 27, 2018

Emory professor T Cooper brings his 'Man Made' film to campus

Nov. 20, 2018

Emory volleyball wins NCAA D-III national championship

Nov. 19, 2018

Emory to hold annual 'Night of Lights' holiday celebration in Johns Creek

Nov. 19, 2018

Students, faculty encouraged to 'do lunch' together at the DUC-ling

Nov. 14, 2018

Giving back on Emory Cares International Service Day

Nov. 14, 2018

Emory commemorates Veterans Day

Nov. 13, 2018

Driving discovery

Nov. 13, 2018

Health sciences library opens 'Spirit Lives On' dementia awareness exhibit

Nov. 13, 2018

How Guatemala achieved what was once thought impossible: Major reductions in homicides.

Nov. 13, 2018

Healing on the homefront

Nov. 6, 2018

Emory Cares International Service Day celebrates 15 years

Nov. 6, 2018

November: 10 things to do for $10 or less

Nov. 6, 2018

7-Eleven to launch scan-and-go at 14 Dallas stores

Nov. 5, 2018

Emory Votes: University to provide shuttles to nearby polling places

Nov. 1, 2018

November arts events include dance, music, theater and more

Nov. 1, 2018

Join EmoryThanks on Nov. 8 to show gratitude to Emory donors

Oct. 31, 2018

Emory gathers to remember victims of synagogue shooting

Oct. 30, 2018

Midterm elections: Emory experts weigh in on what's at stake Nov. 6

Oct. 29, 2018

Emory President Claire E. Sterk responds to recent shooting in Pittsburgh

Oct. 29, 2018

Student helps direct professional cast in new Theater Emory production

Oct. 24, 2018

New PATH trail expands access, options for Emory commuters

Oct. 24, 2018

Photos: 2018 Emory Homecoming Festival and Concert

Oct. 23, 2018

Emory celebrates Homecoming, Family Weekend

Oct. 17, 2018

Master plan survey seeks input for Emory's future facilities

Oct. 17, 2018

Photos: Emory marches in Atlanta Pride parade

Oct. 17, 2018

Stepping up

Oct. 16, 2018

Global Health Institute launches Refugee and Immigrant Health and Wellness Alliance of Atlanta

Oct. 16, 2018

Campus events planned for October's Relationship Violence Awareness Month

Oct. 11, 2018

Photos: Conversations on the Quad

Oct. 11, 2018

Get ready to set sail for Emory 'Homecoming at Sea'

Oct. 10, 2018

Meet the 2018 class of 40 Under Forty

Oct. 9, 2018

Emory monitoring potential impact of Hurricane Michael; learn how to prepare for weather emergencies

Oct. 9, 2018

Healthy Emory Connect helps employees 'Sleep Better! Feel Better!'

Oct. 9, 2018

Activist Bryan Stevenson to speak at Emory

Oct. 9, 2018

How church communities can help lower African-Americans' blood pressure

Oct. 9, 2018

MARTA approves $350 million for Clifton Corridor

Oct. 4, 2018

Statement from Emory University President Claire E. Sterk

Oct. 4, 2018

The play's the thing

Oct. 3, 2018

October: 10 things to do for less than $10

Oct. 3, 2018

Emory to increase stipends for PhD students in Laney Graduate School

Oct. 2, 2018

'SisterWriters' Tayari Jones, Pearl Cleage share their literary friendship in Emory talk

Oct. 2, 2018

Emory ranks among top colleges for Teach For America

Sep. 27, 2018

MARTA board of directors recommends $350 million for Clifton Corridor Line

Sep. 27, 2018

Community input sought for launch of Emory's new master plan

Sep. 25, 2018

Look for Catlanta's #Carloscats on campus through Friday

Sep. 25, 2018

Climate change calls for a fresh approach to water woes

Sep. 24, 2018

New book explores history of voter suppression in America

Sep. 24, 2018

Special feature: Critical need, critical care

Sep. 24, 2018

'Musical genius' Max Richter opens new season of Candler Concert Series

Sep. 20, 2018

Emory adopts new college cost estimator tool, MyinTuition

Sep. 20, 2018

Emory appoints Deborah W. Bruner as senior vice president for research

Sep. 20, 2018

On-campus voter registration events continue through Oct. 5

Sep. 19, 2018

Mathematics and computer science grow by becoming separate departments

Sep. 19, 2018

Emory professors named to 2018 National Book Awards longlists

Sep. 18, 2018

Emory University statement regarding Emory Law School community issue

Sep. 18, 2018

Jennifer Gunter King named new director of Emory's Rose Library

Sep. 18, 2018

Special feature: President and professor

Sep. 14, 2018

Fire claims studio of Atlanta artist and Emory alum Fahamu Pecou

Sep. 13, 2018

Events with R2ISE founder Alexia Jones explore role of arts in recovery

Sep. 12, 2018

Learn about Emory resources during National Preparedness Month

Sep. 12, 2018

Proposed MARTA light rail line would ease Clifton Corridor traffic

Sep. 11, 2018

Black executives' PAC backs 14 candidates in quest to boost economic might

Sep. 10, 2018

Nike's Kaepernick campaign signals change in shoe politics

Sep. 7, 2018

What burning Nikes to protest Colin Kaepernick ads really means

Sep. 6, 2018

Don't waste your time watching Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings

Sep. 4, 2018

September arts events include dance, film, music and more

Aug. 30, 2018

Sterk welcomes students, faculty, staff to new academic year

Aug. 29, 2018

Emory community encouraged to take MARTA survey to advocate for Clifton Corridor

Aug. 28, 2018

Special feature: Energy innovators

Aug. 21, 2018

'The Lost Education of Horace Tate' review: Civil Rights for schoolchildren

Aug. 21, 2018

The importance of political inclusion and empathy

Aug. 21, 2018

SurveyMonkey adds Emory dean to board of directors

Aug. 14, 2018

Healthy Emory Connect links Emory employees together

Aug. 14, 2018

Special feature: Summer of service

Aug. 14, 2018

Decatur Book Festival announces Emory University as presenting sponsor

Aug. 9, 2018

White anxiety finds a home at Fox News

Aug. 9, 2018

Many states are purging voters from the rolls

Aug. 9, 2018

The secret network of black teachers behind the fight for desegregation

Aug. 9, 2018

Subscribers left shaken, unsure after MoviePass's latest financial turmoil

Aug. 5, 2018

An innovative approach to criminal justice reform: Put black women in charge

Aug. 3, 2018

Emory, other universities urge court to allow consideration of race in admissions

July 31, 2018

Get a ride and money in your pocket with Emory's Commute Alternatives Program

July 31, 2018

Opinion: The EU looks to offshore its migrant crisis. That's a horrifying prospect

July 29, 2018

Little mean girls: Helping your daughter swim in those choppy social waters

July 26, 2018

Emory, other universities call on court to back DACA students

July 25, 2018

Emory ranked among America's Best Employers for Women by Forbes

July 25, 2018

Florida's 'stand your ground' law incentivizes violence

July 25, 2018

Special feature: Creating tomorrow's entrepreneurs

July 23, 2018

Democrats are moving left. Don't panic

July 23, 2018

Emory's tobacco-free environment helps employees quit smoking

July 17, 2018

Music & Media Library gives free access to DVDs, e-books and more

July 17, 2018

Why Emory embraces difficult conversations

July 17, 2018

Emory alumna channels restless spirit in podcast

July 13, 2018

Wellness champions use CSAs to creatively promote healthy eating

July 5, 2018

Holbrook to serve as vice provost for faculty affairs

June 26, 2018

Democrats appealing to the heart? Yes, please

June 26, 2018

Emory University statement from President Claire E. Sterk regarding Supreme Court decision to uphold travel ban

June 26, 2018

Sterk discusses the impact of technology in higher education

June 26, 2018

Remembering Rev. Ralph David Abernathy 50 years after Resurrection City came down

June 22, 2018

Koko the Gorilla, who learned sign language, dies at 46

June 21, 2018

It's time to expand scope of practice laws

June 19, 2018

Special feature: Sara's Journey

June 18, 2018

Polls: Trump's family separation policy is very unpopular - except among Republicans

June 18, 2018

Unraveling the intricacies of global connectivity

June 11, 2018

A sneaky theory of where language came from

June 10, 2018

June: 10 things to do for $10 or less

June 5, 2018

Sterk discusses the impact and value of higher education

June 5, 2018

New employee wellness challenge 'Operation: Eat Right' focuses on nutrition

June 4, 2018

How the Supreme Court (respectfully) kicked the cake down the road

June 4, 2018

Summer at Emory blossoms with conferences, activities and events

May 29, 2018

Emory College launches strategic priorities to build academic excellence

May 22, 2018

Emory Investment Management announces new hires

May 22, 2018

Staff Fest 2018 celebrates 40 years of fun

May 22, 2018

Campus participation in new waste policy spurs results

May 22, 2018

Staff Fest 2018 marks 40 years of celebrating Emory employees

May 17, 2018

Photos: Chair Rodeo readies Quad for Commencement

May 10, 2018

Provost reflects on first year at Emory, looks ahead to new strategic plan

May 10, 2018

Sterk thanks Emory community for 'remarkable' academic year

May 9, 2018

Emory's approach to open expression gains attention

May 8, 2018

May: 10 free things to do on campus

May 3, 2018

President Sterk praises Emory employees at Leadership Social

May 3, 2018

Emory students create video campaign to tell Amazon #WhyAtlanta

May 3, 2018

Emory acquires work of Atlanta artist, photographer Jon Arge

May 2, 2018

Emory ranked one of America's Best Employers by Forbes

May 1, 2018

Photos: Emory marks Denim Day to end sexual violence

April 24, 2018

Emory, other leading universities urge appeals court to support DACA students

April 24, 2018

Seeing the world through a different lens

April 24, 2018

Emory Employee Council hosts Spring Leadership Social

April 17, 2018

Federal Reserve partnership yields big benefits for Emory's economics department

April 13, 2018

Emory's Denim Day on April 18 supports ending sexual violence

April 12, 2018

Anderson to deliver Distinguished Faculty Lecture

April 7, 2018

Emory faculty, students, alumni honored for continuing King's legacy

April 5, 2018

Emory faculty awarded Guggenheim Fellowships

April 5, 2018

Historian Taylor Branch to discuss Martin Luther King Jr., James Weldon Johnson

April 3, 2018

Federal omnibus spending bill includes victories for research, education programs

April 2, 2018

Campus memorial service to honor former Emory Provost Billy Frye

March 28, 2018

Photos: Tibet Week begins

March 27, 2018

Emory professor's new podcast unearths Georgia's 'Buried Truths'

March 26, 2018

Photos: National Walkout Day

March 15, 2018