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Denial: Important Movie About Professor's Victory Over Holocaust Denial Bully

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 10.20.2016 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

I had the opportunity to see an advanced screening of the new movie "Denial" last week. It was the night before Erev Yom Kippur and my wife tried to c...

U.S. University Students Among Dead In Bangladesh Restaurant Attack

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 01.07.2017 | World

Countries around the world grieved the loss of their citizens on Saturday, after militants killed 20 hostages during an hours-long armed siege in the ...

Emory University Uses Harvard Business School Cases to Teach Innovation in The Physical Therapy Field

Marquis Cabrera | Posted 02.10.2017 | Business
Marquis Cabrera

Recently, Lauren Jarmusz - a Doctor of Physical Therapy Student at Northeastern University graduating in May 2016 - and I interviewed Zoher Kapasi, ...

How Emory University Is Getting Students To Ask The Big Questions

The Huffington Post | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 10.30.2015 | Religion

Each year, dozens of undergraduate and graduate students arrive at Emory University to think about the big questions as they study under faculty membe...

Hope Dies Last: A Word on Kelly Gissendaner

Alisha L. Gordon | Posted 09.25.2016 | Religion
Alisha L. Gordon

As we remember brothers like Troy Davis, as we think about Kelly Gissendaner who would be executed by the State of Georgia on the 29th of this month, we remember what it means to die a good death, leaving a mark on a world that forces us to face our own idiosyncrasies and short comings.

The Execution of a Graduate: Struggles From Candler School of Theology

Rev. Jeff Hood | Posted 05.03.2015 | Religion
Rev. Jeff Hood

The Candler School of Theology taught me that I was learning in order to give life to others. Today, I am struggling with the value of such education when the state is preparing to kill one of the graduates. How could this happen? Where were we? Maybe we were in prison when she was there.

How to Get Away With Murder: The State of Capital Punishment

Trey Lyon | Posted 05.02.2015 | Religion
Trey Lyon

Every tweet, interview, Facebook post and letter speaks to Kelly's willingness to not only pursue peace but to minister to other inmates, sharing hope and light from a place of internal resilience.

'This Is What Theology Looks Like:' My Reflection on the 'Die-in' Protest at Emory

Richard M. Weinberg | Posted 02.04.2015 | Religion
Richard M. Weinberg

I've experienced many challenging and inspiring moments in my first semester as a student of Candler School of Theology at Emory University. None has been as equally challenging and inspiring than what transpired in recent days.

Swastikas Found Spray-Painted Outside Jewish Frat House

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 10.06.2014 | College

Just hours after Yom Kippur, one of the holiest days in Judaism, came to an end, swastikas were found spray-painted outside a Jewish fraternity house ...

What The Cost Of Your Engagement Ring May Say About Your Marriage

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 12.21.2014 | Weddings

They say a diamond is forever -- but new research suggests the bigger the diamond engagement ring, the shorter the marriage might be. Economics pr...

Astoria Characters: The Lawyer and the Singer

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 09.07.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

There's music playing when Marc Gross opens the door. Cara Samantha, his wife, is sitting on the sofa. She's not singing, merely speaking softly, but her sultry voice relegates the famous one on the CD to deep background.

The Fountain of Youth Springs from Within

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 08.31.2014 | Fifty
Molly Alexander Darden

The secret to exuberance at a certain age, is recapturing the feeling we enjoyed when we were 8, 10 and 13 years old, knowing that now we're emotionally stronger, wiser and smarter.

Atlanta's Emory U. Baseball Team: A Formula for Success

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 07.27.2014 | Sports
Miles J. Zaremski

The measure of glory and pleasure for an NCAA baseball student-athlete, particularly one unencumbered by scholarships, thoughts of becoming unionized ...

University Hires First Black Female To Lead Top Business School

CNN Money | Posted 05.20.2014 | Black Voices

FORTUNE -- A female, African-American Ph.D. will become Emory's Goizueta Business School next dean -- a first in school history and a first among top ...

Easter Stories, Passover Stories and the Families Who Tell Them

Marshall P. Duke | Posted 06.10.2014 | Religion
Marshall P. Duke

This year, at both Passover seders and Easter family gatherings, in addition to telling the grand Passover and Easter stories, find some time to tell the parallel individual family stories.

Your Brain on Books

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 03.08.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

I was fascinated by an article dated January 4, 2014 in the Science section of The Independent, a British newspaper. The article noted research done a...

An Afternoon With the Dalai Lama: Can a Secular Ethic Unite Us?

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 12.11.2013 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

In using the phrase "secular ethics" as a goal, the Dalai Lama makes clear that his definition of "secular" is not our typical Western understanding as nonreligious, rather it intends to be inclusive of all approaches, nonreligious and religious; it transcends our concepts of religion.

Emory's Controversial, Not-So-Gay-Friendly, Award

Rev. Emily C. Heath | Posted 11.23.2013 | Religion
Rev. Emily C. Heath

Emory must decide: Are they comfortable with one of their schools honoring someone who has made life a whole lot harder for LGBT Methodists? Or are they the university that lives out the values of inclusion in which they take so much pride?

Complicated Cuba

Mary J. Loftus | Posted 07.11.2014 | Travel
Mary J. Loftus

My college-aged son is standing on the balcony of our room at the Habana Libre, made famous as the hotel where a young Fidel Castro set up camp for a few months after the 1959 Revolución. Havana stretches out before him, luminous in her dilapidated splendor.

WATCH: 7 Hours Of Commencement In 2 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.16.2013 | College

Although it's exciting to welcome graduates entering the real world, a commencement can feel like it lasts forever. In fact, hours of work go into...

Co-Testing For HIV: Would You Do It?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 04.29.2013 | Black Voices

With the introduction of new (and more private) HIV home tests last year, men and women may be moving away from what researchers say is a proven strat...

Easter Fun: Are Peeps Indestructible?

Harmon Leon | Posted 05.29.2013 | Comedy
Harmon Leon

It was once rumored that Peeps were indestructible. Subjecting the Eastertime confectionary to a microwave, fire, and boiling water, this is what followed,

Missing: Leadership and Core Values

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Is this the best we have to pass on to our children and grandchildren and the next generation of leaders the nation and world need today and tomorrow? Do corporate profits from dangerous products or harmful practices trump children's security and safety in our nation?

Major University Nixes Chick-Fil-A

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In the wake of its 2012 anti-gay media firestorm, Chick-fil-A has been removed from the food court at Emory University. Think Progress points to a ...

Overcoming Barriers To Peace

April L. Bogle | Posted 04.07.2013 | Religion
April L. Bogle

After missiles stopped soaring between the Gaza Strip and Israel, a group from Emory University ventured over to the Middle East on a mission to build educational, inter-religious and cultural relationships. How Israelis and Palestinians share land -- and ultimately learn to live in peace -- was the prevailing issue.