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Emory advances in AI.Humanity initiative development

Emory University onboarded 19 new faculty members in fall 2022 for the AI.Humanity Initiative. The University plans to hire a total of 60 to 75 new faculty  through AI.Humanity within the next three to four years, according to interim Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Lanny Liebeskind, who is one of the co-conveners of the [...]

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UGA football wins back-to-back titles 

University of Georgia senior running back James Cook carries the football against the University of South Carolina on Sept. 18. (Wikimedia Commons/Gamecock Central) The University of Georgia (UGA) Bulldogs football team defeated Texas Christian University (TCU) 65-7 in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game on Jan. 9. The victory earned the Bulldogs a second [...]

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Despite another losing season, Falcons find refuge in younger players

Entering the 2022 National Football League (NFL) season, expectations were understandably low for the Atlanta Falcons. In 2021, the Falcons finished with seven wins and ten losses and left the season with a lot of unknowns for the future. During the offseason, wide receiver (WR) Calvin Ridley received a year-long suspension from the league after [...]

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Gloves off with Gabriella: Cash is king, especially in sports

From left to right: former San Francisco 49ers quaterback Colin Kaepernick, former Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka, United States Women's National Team forward Alex Morgan and National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell. (Gabriella Lewis/Managing Editor of Digital Operations) I have previously posed the question: who are sports for? The loyal fanbases? The dogged players? [...]

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Women’s basketball earns two important wins, men split UAA matchups

As Emory students returned from winter break, Emory’s basketball teams were hard at work preparing for University Athletic Association (UAA) conference play. The Emory University men’s and women’s basketball teams faced the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) (Pa.) Tartans on Jan. 13 and the Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) (Ohio) Spartans on Jan. 15 in two [...]

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The unconscious beauty of animated short films

In a summer 2022 advertisement for grocery delivery app Instacart, singer Lizzo is laying in a bathtub. She wishes for various items, selects them in the app and watches them appear in larger-than-life form. First, she selects cherries, which rain down from branches that have appeared above her. She next selects ice cream and watches [...]

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