Emory University was founded in 1836 as a private university and affiliated with the United Methodist Episcopal Church. In the 1915 with the help of Asa Chandler founder of the Coca Cola Company Emory University expanded its presence in the Atlanta, Georgia area. Since this time Emory University has flourished with funds from its endowments, a large grant funding base and active alumni association. Emory University has an expansive medical center for teaching, research and patient care. The undergraduate and graduate schools have a student body in excess of 12,000 students. Emory University is comprised of nine schools including law, medicine, public health, nursing and noteworthy Oxford College. Emory University is a proximate neighbor of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Heart Association. The graduate school has degree programs in 26 divisions Emory's 2012 graduating class will be comprised of 43-percent students who identify with one or more minority groups. Emory welcomes students of every religious faith. Emory University is reported to have undergone a name change in 2008 to College of Arts & Sciences. U.S. News and World Report rank Emory University in the 100 Universities in the USA.
When most people think about global warming, they envision rising temperatures and sea levels. Robert Agnew, a professor of sociology at Emory, thinks about rising crime rates.
Its not easy for a theoretical physicist and an ophthalmologist to see eye-to-eye. But a collaboration between the two at Emory University proved worth the effort, sparking a new insight into the leading cause of blindness ...
Scientists at Emory University School of Medicine have identified a new type of anti-inflammatory compound that may be useful in treating a wide range of conditions, including neurodegenerative and autoimmune diseases. These ...
During the fall, hundreds of millions of monarch butterflies living in eastern North America fly up to 1,500 miles to the volcanic forests of Mexico to spend the winter, while monarchs west of the Rocky Mountains fly to the ...
When your dog gazes up at you adoringly, what does it see? A best friend? A pack leader? A can opener?
Fruit flies infected with a blood-borne parasite consume alcohol to self-medicate, a behavior that greatly increases their survival rate, an Emory University study finds.
Skeletons don't lie. But sometimes they may mislead, as in the case of bones that reputedly showed evidence of syphilis in Europe and other parts of the Old World before Christopher Columbus made his historic voyage in 1492.
A new method for visualizing mechanical forces on the surface of a cell, reported in Nature Methods, provides the first detailed view of those forces, as they occur in real-time.
Theoretical chemists at Emory University have solved an important mystery about the rates of chemical reactions and the so-called Polanyi rules.
Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have identified a set of genes that act in muscles to modulate aging and resistance to stress in fruit flies.