Hip-hop artist Usher to appear at Emory conference

ATLANTA (AP) - Hip-hop artist Usher will speak at Emory University's undergraduate business school leadership conference.

The performer, whose full name is Usher Raymond III, will headline a panel discussion Thursday with high school and college students who are part of his New Look Foundation. The foundation focuses on mentoring youth.

The event is part of the two-and-a-half day seminar at Emory's Goizueta Business School. Participants are from the top 25 undergraduate business school programs in the U.S., as well as leading institutions in England, Italy, France, Ireland, Colombia, Chile, China, Singapore, and other countries.