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A New Look Saved My Life

Jasmine Pollard | Posted 10.13.2012 | Impact
Jasmine Pollard

A couple of years ago, I was what could be considered an at-risk youth. I say with raw honesty that had I not attended New Look all those years ago, I'm not sure that I would have realized that even back then, I needed to be a leader.

Starting College: A Guide for Parents

Marshall P. Duke | Posted 08.07.2012 | College
Marshall P. Duke

For 42 years, it has not only been my thrill to witness the arrival of new freshmen, but my privilege and honor to have been afforded to opportunity to talk with parents bringing their children to Emory.

Natasha Trethewey Named 19th U.S. Poet Laureate

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 08.06.2012 | Books

WASHINGTON — A poet-historian representing a younger generation of writers will soon take office on Capitol Hill, overlooking the politicians, i...

Puppy Power: Why Colleges Fetch Dogs Come Finals Time

AP | DORIE TURNER | Posted 05.12.2012 | College

ATLANTA -- Just down the hall from the reference desk at Emory University's law library in a room housing antique legal texts is Stanley the golden re...

WATCH: What's Your Dog Thinking? MRI Study Aims To Find Out

Posted 05.07.2012 | Science

By: Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor Published: 05/07/2012 02:32 PM EDT on LiveScience Fido's expressive face, including those longing...

The 10 Best Colleges For Writers

Posted 05.01.2012 | College

If you're planning a career as a struggling writer, it might be wise to pick a college with an awesome creative writing program. There are many fac...

Have America's Ballooning Health Care Costs Finally Turned A Corner?

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 03.10.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — Is health-care relief finally in sight? Health spending stabilized as a share of the nation's economy in 2010 after two back-to-bac...

Did Columbus Bring Syphilis to Europe?

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 01.08.2012 | Science

When Columbus returned to Europe from his voyage to America, he and his crew brought news that would reshape the world. And according to recent resear...

Children Who Glow? A Jewish Law Perspective On Reproductive Ethics

Mary J. Loftus | Posted 11.24.2011 | Religion
Mary J. Loftus

The centrally important question under Jewish law would be: Have we produced another healthy or healthier child?

Way Cool: Emory's Freshman Class Spells Out Graduation Year (VIDEO)

Posted 10.22.2011 | College

Freshman orientation means many things: awkward first-time meetings, getting used to sleeping in an extra-long twin-sized bed, realizing that textbook...

Strange Days for the Man of the House

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 10.18.2011 | Home
Dr. Peggy Drexler

In a recession where 75 percent of the job losses were by men, there are implications at every point where genders meet -- from the conference room to the bedroom. One of the murkiest of implications, however, is in the living room.

Emory Bans Sorority Following Hazing Investigation

Posted 06.28.2011 | College

Emory University’s chapter of Alpha Epsilon Phi had its charter revoked after a months-long investigation into alleged hazing, the Emory Wheel repor...

College Administrators Must Stand for Islam

Asher Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Asher Smith

The venomous state of the national conversation concerning Islam should obligate university leaders nationwide to go above and beyond in their statements of support.

Global China Connection: From Columbia to Stanford and McGill

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Hundreds of Chinese studies majors at top universities in North America have recently formed a network dedicated to forging new economic, cultural, and political links between East and West.

Tibetan Monks Study Science At Emory

AP | DORIE TURNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

ATLANTA — Munching on pizza. Posting on Facebook. Hanging out with friends on weekends. Some of the newest students at Emory University's student...

The Biblical Definitions Of The Pursuit Of Happiness

Philip Reynolds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Philip Reynolds

How should we construe the right to pursue happiness? The problem is that the words "happy" and "happiness" are used today in variety of interrelated but distinct senses.

Why Isn't Academia Preparing Our Children for Business And Life? Ringing (Out) the IQ Bell

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Brian Ross

Why can't Academia, from Kindergarten to doctoral programs, retool in the 21st century to educate all of us for who we really are, and not mold our children into products of a diploma mill?

Chad Ettmueller: Man Dislocates Jaw On Sandwich At Which 'Wich

AOL News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

A Georgia man bit off more than he could chew -- literally -- when he dislocated his jaw while trying to eat a super-sized sandwich. Chad Ettmueller,...

Mandala Time-Lapse Video Shows Monks Creating Gorgeous And Elaborate Sand Sculpture

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Buddhist monks visited Emory University recently and created this gorgeous and very large mandala sculpture. The sculpture, which is made out of sand...

Romney: 'We Are On A Path Of Decline'

The Emory Wheel | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

[Emory Wheel] Editor in Chief Asher Smith interviewed 2008 presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Tuesday before his speech at Glenn Memorial Church. R...

Can Dolphins Commit Suicide?

Vicky Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Vicky Collins

Richard O'Barry gets misty eyed when he talks about Cathy. His beautiful girl died in his arms. Suicide he says. Cathy was a bottlenose dolphin, one of five he trained for the 60′s television hit Flipper.

Salman Rushdie's Archive: How To Preserve Digital Files?

The New York Times | PATRICIA COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Among the archival material from Salman Rushdie currently on display at Emory University in Atlanta are inked book covers, handwritten journals and fo...

Arnold Jokes About Arizona: They'd Deport Me

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Governor Schwarzenegger used his commencement speech at Emory University in Atlanta Monday to make a joke about the Arizona immigration policy —...

Emory: Five Students Robbed At Gunpoint

The Emory Wheel | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Five Emory students were robbed at gunpoint at their residence on North Druid Hills Road Thursday at approximately 2:30 a.m., according to DeKalb Coun...

Salman Rushdie Archive Opens At Emory University This Week

AP | DORIE TURNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

ATLANTA — Novelist Salman Rushdie said Tuesday he plans to write a book about his decade in hiding under a death threat from the Iranian governm...