Emory University's nursing school and the Atlanta VA Medical Center are teaming up to train nurses to care for veterans. The partnership provides $4 million to fund 10 new faculty positions at Emory's Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing and to increase the university's undergraduate nursing class by 100 students over five years.
A faculty group at Emory University plans a vote on whether they think the school president is able to provide effective leadership after a controversial essay he wrote. However, Wagner's job status is decided by Emory's board of trustees, which has expressed support for him.
Emory University students are planning a rally Wednesday amid continuing controversy over an essay by the school president, who used the three-fifths compromise on slavery to make a point about finding common ground.
Emory University's library plans to exhibit materials from the archives of a civil rights organization founded by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The exhibition of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference's materials opens Feb. 21 at Emory's Robert W. Woodruff Library.
The family papers of artist and civil rights activist Edwin Harleston are now open to researchers and the public at Emory University. The papers are in Emory's Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, which houses papers from artists, art historians and art collectors.
A consortium of malaria researchers in Georgia has received a five-year federal contract worth up to $19.4 million. The team plans to study and catalog in molecular detail how malaria parasites interact with their human and animal hosts. That information could be used to develop and evaluate new diagnostic tools, antimalarial drugs and vaccines.