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Apr 07, 2020, 13:05 ET Emory Board of Trustees Names Gregory L. Fenves as 21st President

The Emory University Board of Trustees announced today that Gregory L. Fenves, president of The University of Texas (UT) at Austin, has been elected...


Nov 06, 2014, 11:00 ET Emory University endowment reaches record high of $6.7 billion

Emory University's endowment value reached a record high of $6.7 billion as of June 30, 2014, fueled by a 19.1 percent return on investment. Emory's...


May 22, 2013, 08:00 ET Too Many African American Young Men Are 'Cut Dead,' Says Emory Professor

Despite their hopes and aspirations for the future, too many African American young men are still being rendered mute and invisible by society, says...


May 20, 2013, 03:31 ET First Atlanta Science Festival Set for 2014

Atlanta residents of all ages will celebrate the science and technology of the region and its impact on our daily lives during the inaugural Atlanta...


Jan 14, 2013, 01:26 ET Supporters Contribute $1.69 Billion Through Campaign Emory

Over the course of a history-making, seven-year effort, Emory University has raised more than $1.69 billion from alumni and friends to support...


Aug 20, 2012, 09:00 ET African Origins Website At Emory Launches Vast Expansion

The African-Origins (http://www.african-origins.org) website at Emory University, launched last year with the names of 10,000 Africans who were...


May 24, 2012, 08:00 ET 'The New Black Politician' Examines Groundbreaking Era in American Politics

In the just-released book "The New Black Politician: Cory Booker, Newark and Post-Racial America" (NYU Press, 2012), Emory University political...


Nov 14, 2011, 12:01 ET New Study Documents $5 Billion Annual Impact of Emory University

An independent study commissioned by Emory University shows that the nationally ranked research university is an important dynamo underpinning a...


Aug 31, 2011, 02:21 ET Rushdie Named to New Position at Emory

Acclaimed author Salman Rushdie will continue his affiliation with Emory University with a new title — as University Distinguished Professor —...


May 04, 2011, 03:29 ET 'Eichmann Trial' Recalls Holocaust Victims' Worldwide Testimony

Holocaust historian Deborah Lipstadt's new book, "The Eichmann Trial," is gaining widespread recognition this spring, as it marks the 50th...