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Astoria Characters: The Lawyer and the Singer

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 07.08.2014 | 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 07.01.2014 | 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...

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 03.12.2013 | Gay 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 ...

Art Honors The History Of The Civil War

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 04.30.2013 | Arts

WASHINGTON — Four major universities are joining theater companies in Boston, Baltimore, Washington and Atlanta in a project to commission new p...

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.

The Role of Biking and Hiking in Mathematics

Colm Mulcahy | Posted 04.03.2013 | Science
Colm Mulcahy

"I often come up with theorems in dreams, or while swimming or walking," says Schneider. "I once thought of a heuristic proof of the Prime Number Theorem on a walk, when I saw spring flowers falling froma tree."

Repeat After Me: Just Say No

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 03.24.2013 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

If we want to close the ambition gap, a good first step might be learning how to shake our heads. Would women be more powerful if we could just say no? A couple of recent studies just say yes.

Emory Students Occupy Admin Building To Protest Program Cuts

www.ajc.com | Posted 02.03.2013 | College

Emory University students occupied the campus administration building Tuesday afternoon to protest cuts to programs and staff. Gary Hauk, an Emory ...

Societies Should Build Resilient Citizens

April L. Bogle | Posted 12.08.2012 | Religion
April L. Bogle

Just days before it became public that U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney had criticized 47 percent of Americans as being "dependent on the government," an Emory Law professor espoused the important role a society should play in helping its citizens build resilience.

Running With Scissors

The Cavalier Daily | Posted 11.19.2012 | College
The Cavalier Daily

Too often, college officials talk about having to compete with peer institutions; instead, they should learn from each other so our mistakes won't be repeated.

Jimmy Carter Talks To Emory University On The Greatest Threat To America, Rising College Costs And Libya

Posted 09.14.2012 | College

Former President Jimmy Carter spoke to first-year Emory University students and answered their questions in the 31st Annual Carter Town Hall. Presi...

Sharing the Stories of LGBT Youth: Dohyun, 19, From Atlanta (PHOTO)

Diana Scholl | Posted 05.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Diana Scholl

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Top 10 New Ivies 2013

Unigo | Posted 10.30.2012 | College
Unigo

In one of our favorite categories in the 2013 Unigo College Rankings, today's list features colleges whose students couldn't be more proud of their al...

Colleges Rally To Kick Chick-fil-A Off Campus

Shane L. Windmeyer | Posted 10.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Shane L. Windmeyer

I have no doubt that in the near future, colleges and universities will be moving away from the Chick-fil-A brand for dining options on campus. The signs of change are already here.