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Emory University is an inquiry-driven, ethically engaged and diverse community whose members work collaboratively for positive transformation in the world through courageous leadership in teaching, research, scholarship, health care and social action.

The university is recognized internationally for its outstanding liberal arts college, superb professional schools and one of the Southeast's leading health care systems.

This is a time of dynamic change on campus, where the future is being guided by an ambitious strategic plan, Where Courageous Inquiry Leads.

Emory maintains an uncommon balance for an institution of its standing: it generates more research funding than any other Georgia university, while maintaining its traditional emphasis on teaching. The university is enriched by the legacy and energy of Atlanta, and by collaboration among its schools, units and centers, as well as with affiliated institutions.

Distinctions:
Rankings
No. 18 among national universities (U.S. News & World Report)
No. 9 for best values among private universities (Kiplinger's Personal Finance)

Faculty:
Novelist Salman Rushdie
His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama
Former President Jimmy Carter
Natasha Trethewey, 2007 Pulitzer Prize winner for poetry

Research (FY 2008):
$411.2 million in total research funding awards
$387.5 million in health sciences research funding awards
$300.2 million in federal research funding awards

Students:
2008 Presidential Award for General Community Service
2008 NCAA Division III National Championship, Emory Eagles women's volleyball

 

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