News and Events

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The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence: AI.Humanity Ethics Lecture Series

April 11–May 23, 2022

Over seven weeks in April and May, five world-renowned AI scholars, Matthias Scheutz, Carissa Véliz, Seth Lazar, Ifeoma Ajunwa, and Mona Sloane will visit Emory to discuss the moral and social complexities of artificial intelligence and how it may be shaped for the benefit of humanity. A reception will follow each lecture. 

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Provost Bellamkonda Receives Director's Transformative Research Award from NIH

In addition to his role as provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, Bellamkonda is a biomedical scientist whose innovative work using electrical fields to treat an aggressive type of pediatric brain tumor has earned him and his team a five-year, High-Risk, High-Reward grant from the National Institutes of Health. In recent years, Bellamkonda’s lab has put greater focus on developing creative and innovative approaches for the treatment of adult and pediatric brain tumors. This "tumor tractor beam" strategy could be particularly valuable for combating diffuse cancers that have spread to multiple areas of an organ or the body. Other Emory faculty awardees in this grant category include Chethan Pandarinath and Candace Fleischer.
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Portrait of Ravi Bellamkonda in front of Emory building.

Andrechak Retires; Bonifield Joins Leadership

Susan Bonifield joined the provost’s leadership team September 1, 2021 as senior vice provost for strategic financial and resource planning following the retirement of Deputy Provost Michael Andrechak, who had led the administration and planning team since 2014. Bonifield was the senior associate dean of finance and administration at Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering.

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Announcements and Statements

M. Daniele Fallin to serve as dean of Rollins School of Public Health

Emory has appointed M. Daniele Fallin, an internationally regarded researcher and educator, as the new James W. Curran Dean of Public Health at the Rollins School of Public Health. Fallin will join on July 1, 2022. The announcement was made by Jonathan S. Lewin, executive vice president for health affairs and Emory Healthcare CEO, and Ravi. V. Bellamkonda, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs.

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Search process launched for the next dean of Goizueta Business School

A search website has launched for the next dean of Goizueta Business School. Community members are invited to use it to keep apprised of the search process.

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One Emory Strategic Framework: Year One Report

The first year of a 10-year strategic framework must be, in part, about defining the people and processes to carry that vision forward to successful conclusion. We have done that important, necessary work, and we also have tasted the first fruits of achievement. Take a moment to read through the full report. (Emory Login Required)

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Campus Callouts

Business School Centennial

The Goizueta Business School celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2019. Learn about the school's commitment to principled leadership through 100 stories of grit, passion, and inspiration. Visit the commemorative website, Goizueta Beyond.

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Graduate School Centennial

The Laney Graduate School celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2019. Discover how the school has grown to offer PhD and master's degrees in more than 40 programs. Please visit our commemorative website, It Starts with One.

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Michael C. Carlos Museum Centennial

The Michael C. Carlos Museum celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2019. Discover how the museum provides access to primary evidence of the world's cultures and contributes to local and global communities. Visit Carlos Museum's commemorative website.

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