Forum on the Humanities and Race
Center for Humanistic Inquiry invites faculty to join in a January 26
roundtable discussion on the role of the humanities in contemporary
January 24, 2005
Week concluding event
Friday, the faculty and students affiliated with Emory's language departments
and the Emory College Language Center will read from the writings of
human rights activists around the world
January 18, 2005
market, to market
new Venture Lab is set up to identify potentially marketable university
research discoveries in their early stages and help find the funding
necessary for scientists to establish the “proof of principle”necessary
to bring the technologies to market.
January 14, 2005
virtual reality of the heart
cardiologists recommend VR-based training as new paradigm for endovascular
January 4, 2005
Emory faculty books
compilation of titles authored or edited by Emory faculty
December 14, 2004
place for poetry and the poetry of place
Professor of Medicine John Stone, also a noted poet, was commissioned
to write a poem for the inauguration of Emory President Jim Wagner last
spring. Here is the composition.
December 13, 2004
and revenues on the rise
2003, colleges and universities filed for more patents, identified more
scientific discoveries with commercial potential, and signed more licensing
agreements than ever before.
December 8, 2004
lend a hand
at the Yerkes Primate Research Center use chimpanzee MRI scans to show
that hand preference is not associated with the language area of the
brain, as the accepted scientific explanation has long been. Their
findings appear in the Dec. 6 issue of Behavioral Neuroscience.
December 6, 2004
of 2004 Emory Authors
are invited to join us on Thursday, December 2, 2004, at 4:00 for wine
and cheese in the Druid Hills Bookstore to celebrate faculty authors
and editors of 2004 books.
November 29, 2004
Poet Kerry Hardie to Deliver Reading
poet Kerry Hardie will read from her work Tuesday evening, November
16, at 6:00 p.m., in the Jones Room of the Woodruff Library.
November 15, 2004
Reality Training Could Reduce Medical Errors
to Emory researcher Christopher Cates in a recent
article in the British medical journal The Lancet,
many medical errors could be avoided by training physicians with interactive,
three-dimensional visualization technology instead of on patients.
November 5, 2004
Hall on Strategic Plan
November 4, steering committee chairs Dr. Earl Lewis, Executive Vice
President for Academic Affairs and Provost, and Dr. Michael M.E. Johns,
Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, will report on the Strategic
Planning Processand respond to questions.
October 27, 2004
Planning at Oxford
detailed Q&A with David Gowler, Pierce Professor of Religion and
member of Oxford's strategic planning committee.
October 25, 2004
of Medicine elects Emory faculty to membership
Institute of Medicine (IOM) has elected three Emory University faculty
members and two adjunct/clinical faculty members to its new class. This
brings Emory's total IOM membership to eighteen, including adjunct professors—an
increase from one member a decade ago.
October 18, 2004
Emory authors of 2004 books
Academic Exchange, the Office of the Bookstore Liaison, and Druid Hills
Bookstore would like to host a celebration of 2004 Emory authors (or
editors) of books. We know, however, that our list of such authors is
incomplete. Please take a look at this list and let us know what's missing.
October 13, 2004
receives rare board certification
Stringer, director of neuropsychology in Emory’s Department of
Rehabilitation Medicine, has attained board certification in neuropsychology
from the American Board of Professional Psychology
October 6, 2004
to be featured on "Thistle and Shamrock"
Flannery’s book/recording Dear Harp of My Country: The Irish
Melodies of Thomas Moore will be featured in October on National
Public Radio’s “The Thistle and Shamrock.”
October 1, 2004
comments in New York Times on hip-hop and the church
antagonism has diminished to the point where the blunt rhythms are heard
more frequently during services
September 17, 2004
Powers of Recall
Bush provides a case-in-point of the plasticity and imprecision of memory
of major events
September 15, 2004
Poetry of Memory
Natasha Trethewey explores "what gets written down and what gets
September 9, 2004
Associate Editor of the Academic Exchange
Frandzel joins AE staff
September 3, 2004