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Emory University Donald Trump protest

Commentary: Emory students doth protest too much

One has to wonder: If the written words “Trump” are enough to send some students into a tailspin, how do they react to sound bites of Trump on NPR or clips of him on cable television? Do they unplug the TV? Do they submerge the radio in a vat of acid?
Millennials

Emory’s Mark Bauerlein doubles down on The Dumbest Generation

We asked Emory University professor Mark Bauerlein if he’d like to revise anything in his 2008 biting treatise on millennials, The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future. Here’s what he told us.
Paul Root Wolpe

Emory Center for Ethics director faces some of the most complex—and controversial—issues in medicine

As the stuff of science fiction becomes a reality, “there are all kinds of questions that are coming up,” Paul Root Wolpe says. Bioethicists are here to “think through those questions in an informed, logical way.”
Gerogia Farmers Market Association

Georgia Farmers Market Association is helping grow local markets

For advice on everything from recruiting vendors to meeting regulations for selling eggs, farmers market organizers finally have a group they can turn to.
Jack Kerouac Emory

A look at the latest additions to Emory’s Jack Kerouac collection

Emory University augmented its already impressive Jack Kerouac collection with a newly donated trove of nearly 100 letters, family photos, and personal effects—including correspondences with Neal Cassady.
James Wagner

40. James Wagner

The president of Emory University since 2003 and an engineer by training, Wagner serves on the board at the Carter Center and in 2009 was appointed by Obama as vice chair of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues.
Emory University's WaterHub

Emory University’s WaterHub

Emory University’s WaterHub diverts wastewater from the sewage system and cleans it as it flows through “ecochambers.”
Pets

Why are we so crazy about our pets? Science.

Like parents of small children, though, pet owners are quick to explain, “If you have one, it’s all worth it.” And scientifically speaking, they’re right. Beyond the subjective—he’s so funny, he’s so sweet, he’s my best friend—there’s plenty of evidence that owning a pet is good for you, physically, psychologically, and socially.
Alzheimer's

Still Alzheimer’s: A roundtable discussion on the disease

When a deadly disease has no cure, no prevention, and no life-changing treatment, our natural response is fear and denial. Even physicians are prone to avoid discussing Alzheimer’s.
Women After All

Mini Excerpt: Emory professor Melvin Konner’s Women After All

In "Women After All: Sex, Evolution, and the End of Male Supremacy" (W.W. Norton), Melvin Konner, an Emory anthropologist and neuroscientist, argues society will see women and men in equal positions of power.

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