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Tenure Without a Book?
MLA president urges tenure and promotion committees to rethink the "one book minimum"requirement for tenure
July 8, 2002

The Controversy Continues
Two years after the Lipstadt trial, the David Irving libel case still generates news
June 25, 2002

W.S. Merwin Praises Book By Franklin D. Lewis
A positive review of Rumi--Past and Present, East and West in The New York Review of Books
June 24, 2002

3TC Dispute Settled
Emory settles patent dispute with pharmaceutical companies
June 11, 2002

Tough Times on the Mommy Track
An excerpt from a talk by Joan Williams, Director of the Program on Gender, Work, and Family at American University Law School
June 5, 2002

Statistics in the Service of Human Rights
An excerpt from a talk by Richard Claude, Professor Emeritus of Government and Politics at University of Maryland
June 5, 2002

More Mind, Body, Medicine
Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine Steven Wolf to speak on Tai Chi Chuan on June 25
May 8, 2002

September 11: Scholarly Responses

"From 'Cleopatra' to 'Swaddled Breeders': America's War on Terrorism and the Politics of 'Information' on Women in Afghanistan," by Kathryn Yount, Assistant Professor in the Department of International Health in the Rollins School of Public Health
April 22, 2002

We're taking a good look at ourselves
Help us evaluate the Academic Exchange by responding to our web survey, online at AESurvey.cc..emory.edu
April 19, 2002

Hormone Replacement Therapy a Health Threat to Menopausal Women?
Nanette Wenger, a professor and Chief of Cardiology at Grady Hospital, is featured in today's New York Times about startling findings on a drug given to many menopausal women
April 18, 2002

Highlights from EduCATE

Excerpts from two talks at EduCATE: A Forum for Teaching and Technology, held on campus March 25-26, 2002
April 3, 2002

The Rise and Fall of TB
An excerpt from a talk by Kenneth G. Castro, Director of the Division for Tuberculosis Elimination at Centers for Disease Control
March 26, 2002

September 11: Scholarly Responses
Sandra B. Dunbar, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Cardiovascular Nursing, on coping in times of tragedy
March 18, 2002

Ethics in Lean Times
An excerpt from an essay coming out in the April Academic Exchange by James Fowler on changing employee compensation and benefits at Emory
March 8, 2002

A Request for Collegial Input
Candler Professor of Physics Sidney Perkowitz asks for help with his latest science book for general readers, Digital People: From Bionic Humans to Androids
March 4, 2002


























































































































































Current Issue

The Humanities at Emory
New center makes a case for relevance

Human Subjects Review in the Humanities

Continued Conversations
Disputed Territory
A fable from the shaman's garden
Michael M. McQuaide, Professor of Sociology, Oxford Colleg e

Should Medicine be Colorblind?
The significance of race in diagnosis and medical research
Mark Risjord, Associate Professor of Philosophy

September 11:
Scholarly Responses

Flags and Fears
Compulsive repetition and national identity
Angelika Bammer, Associate Professor, Graduate Institute of the Liberal Arts

Framing an Ethical Audit
Changing employee compensation and benefits at Emory
James W. Fowler, Director of the Center for Ethics and Candler Professor of Theology