Author: Julia Laszcz

Georgia Clinical and Translational Science Alliance receives $73.3 million grant to promote research across Georgia institutions

The National Institutes of Health awarded the Georgia Clinical and Translational Science Alliance (CTSA) $58.6 million over the course of five years to promote the quality of clinical and translational research and expand across Georgia. The Georgia CTSA will also receive an additional $15.1 million in institutional support from its Georgia-based academic institutions, which includes [...]

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A new epidemic: The lasting effect of COVID-19 on young adults’ mental health

With the COVID-19 pandemic in its third year, researchers are unraveling a new epidemic in children and young adults — increased rates of depression and anxiety. Emory University experts — including Nadine Kaslow, professor and vice chair of the Emory University School of Medicine’s department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and former president of the [...]

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Emory, Oxford will require experiential learning GER for Class of 2027

Students entering Emory University in fall 2023 will be required to fulfill an experiential learning general education requirement (GER). The new GER, which will be mandatory for students at both Oxford College and the Emory College of Arts and Sciences, is intended to facilitate learning “through reflection or doing” to improve students’ grasp on conceptual [...]

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Research Roundup: Emory faculty contributions to STEM research

Emory University and Emory School of Medicine faculty have accomplished major milestones in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) research, from investigating new protein-related changes in Alzheimer's patients’ brains to building a robotic fish powered by human heart cells. Snails with schistosomiasis Assistant Professor of Biology David Civitello. Photo courtesy of Emory University Assistant Professor [...]

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Emory professors report barriers to women in sciences, cite mentorship as key to gender equity

From research into HIV cures to analyzing plants for medicinal purposes, women at Emory University have made significant contributions to the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). However, female professors continue to report barriers in advancing in the STEM field.  Professor of Chemistry Jennifer Heemstra has experienced this acutely, particularly in regards to [...]

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