As COVID-19 continues to evolve and impact the lives of people around the world, the need for additional effective treatment options continues to be at the forefront of global efforts ...
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As COVID-19 continues to evolve and impact the lives of people around the world, the need for additional effective treatment options continues to be at the forefront of global efforts to combat the disease. Emory University has entered into an agreement with Pfizer Inc. to advance research that may serve to help address this need […]
The Mellon Foundation has awarded Emory University a multi-year, $526,000 grant to develop a new center to advance civic engagement and democratic participation through interdisciplinary humanistic research, experiential education and partnerships between Emory and Georgia-based organizations in and around Atlanta. The Imagining Democracy Lab will be led by historian Carol Anderson, the Charles Howard Candler […]
The Mellon Foundation has awarded Emory University and the College of the Muscogee Nation (CMN) in Oklahoma a $2.4 million grant that will help develop collaborative and independent programs advancing Native and Indigenous Studies and the preservation of the Mvskoke language in a unique partnership between the two schools. The joint initiative in Native and Indigenous Studies […]
Four Atlanta artists will spend the next 18 months working out of studio spaces located in commercial property owned by Emory University near Emory University Hospital Midtown, as Emory partners with Midtown Alliance for the next class of the Midtown Heart of the Arts Residency Program. The initiative accelerates continued professional development for practicing Atlanta-based […]
The Injury Prevention Research Center at Emory University (IPRCE), Grady Health System and collaborators at the University of Michigan have been awarded a five-year, $4.4 million project to continue studying motor vehicle crashes in metro Atlanta that result in injuries treated at Grady. This project, funded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), is […]
Summary: Through archival research in the Rose Library and other Atlanta repositories, architectural historian Christina Crawford and her students have lifted up Atlanta’s role in the nation’s first two federally funded housing projects — work that culminated in Georgia Historical Society markers. It was hard work, made more challenging by pandemic restrictions. But when establishing […]
Jodie Guest has been leading her students on a journey like no other. As convenor of this fall’s University Course, “Pandemic Reflections,” Guest has helped students focus on the HIV/AIDS and COVID-19 pandemics as teachable moments not only about science and disease, but about issues such as stigma, religion, inequity, politics and communication. “We have […]
Cancer disproportionately impacts Georgia’s communities of color and those from rural and lower socioeconomic backgrounds. These same population groups are also significantly underrepresented in the U.S. biomedical research and health care workforce, which contributes to and exacerbates cancer health disparities. Supported by a new five-year, $1.34 million Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) from the National […]
Gaumard Scientific Co., an industry leader in simulation technology for health care education and training, announced that HAL® S5301, the world’s most advanced interdisciplinary patient simulator, has been installed at the Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing’s new state-of-the-art simulation and learning center. This is the first commercial installation of HAL S5301, which has begun shipping […]
Candler School of Theology will establish a set of initiatives that creates a rich, interconnected continuum of offerings for the education of pastoral leaders, thanks to a $5 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. The grant is part of the third and final phase of Lilly Endowment’s Pathways for Tomorrow Initiative, designed to help theological schools […]