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Using ant venom, Emory and Case Western Reserve University (Ohio) researchers have discovered a potential treatment for psoriasis, a common autoimmune skin disease. Fire ant venom contains solenopsin, an organic compound that inflicts pain when humans are bitten, according to ...

Scharf, Bender-Bier Appointed to CC Adam Scharf (18C) and Diana Bender-Bier (18C) were appointed College Council (CC) senior legislators through an unanimous vote by legislators, according to a Sept. 28 email from CC President Cassidy Schwartz (18C) to the Wheel. ...

Emory’s first Truman scholarship recipient since 2011, Chelsea Jackson (18C) was one of 62 students nationwide to receive the award, Director of the National Scholarships and Fellowships Program Megan Friddle said. The award is granted to students who have demonstrated ...

Emory has appointed the first-ever chief of staff for the Office of the President. Michael Kloss assumed his new role April 1, after University President Claire E. Sterk created the position based on her staffing needs and the practices observed ...

In light of the recent comparisons between Hitler and Trump, students are researching and documenting the first 100 days of Hitler’s position as chancellor of Germany from Jan. 30, 1933 until May 9, 1933, according to German Department Chair Hiram ...

The Atlanta Braves and Emory Healthcare (EHC) have teamed up in a new partnership that designates EHC as the official healthcare provider of Atlanta’s professional baseball team. EHC will provide the Braves with sports medicine treatment, muscular and skeletal support ...

An Emory team won bronze in the graduate division of the 2016 Collegiate Inventors Competition (CIC) out of six finalist teams for its invention of Rolosense, a diagnostic machine that can locate gene variations, according to Khalid Salaita, the team’s ...

“I just want as many students to have access to the arts as possible,” said College sophomore Jenifer Norwalk, who is in the process of founding Art Awakens, an organization that aims to provide a creative outlet to individuals in ...

College juniors Alexandra Warren and Sydney Hertz felt overwhelmed with questions while planning for their study abroad trip to London this past fall, so they decided to create All Things Abroad (ATA), a travel guide that aims to “inform and ...