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