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Wednesday, July 6, 2016
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COMMUNITY
Interfaith vigil remembers Emory students killed in Dhaka attack
An interfaith vigil held in Cannon Chapel today honored the lives of Abinta Kabir and Faraaz Hossain, two Emory students who were killed in the recent terrorist attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 

PARTNERSHIP
Atlanta Hawks, Emory Healthcare break ground on sports medicine complex
The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club and Emory Healthcare recently broke ground on the Emory Sports Medicine Complex. The facility, which will become the Hawks' official practice site, is the first in the NBA to combine a training venue with an entire sports medicine center.

 

EVENTS
July: 10 things to do for $10 or less
As Emory celebrated Tibet Week, Buddhist monks spent hours crafting an intricate sand mandala. On July 24, the Carlos Museum hosts a closing ceremony for the mandala, just one of the interesting things to do this month.

IMPACT
Art for all: Fahamu Pecou takes his painting to the people
Acclaimed artist and Emory PhD student Fahamu Pecou debuts the first of four large-scale public art installations he is creating for Atlanta MARTA stations.

 

RESEARCH
Emory scientists join NIH study of individuals infected with Zika virus
Emory is part of a new national study of people infected with Zika virus to better understand the virus and its host immune response. The research is expected to help inform development of future diagnostic tests and vaccines for the Zika virus.

 

EXHIBIT
Enjoy the lighter side of Shakespeare in 'A Goodly Commodity'
As Emory prepares for the November arrival of Shakespeare's First Folio from the Folger Library, Emory Libraries will exhibit "A Goodly Commodity: Shakespeare in Pop Culture" through Feb. 26.

INTERNATIONAL
Students explore Tibetan perspectives on mind-body connections
Two dozen undergraduate students spent five weeks studying with the Tibetan refugee community in India as part of Emory's unique Mind-Body Sciences Summer Abroad Program, which includes a private class with the Dalai Lama.
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Take Note
 
Emory swimmers compete in Olympic trials
Emory swimmers compete in Olympic trials

Student nominations to attend U.N. climate conference in Morocco due by July 8
Student nominations to attend U.N. climate conference in Morocco due by July 8

Get bargains at Carlos Museum bookshop summer sale
Get bargains at Carlos Museum bookshop summer sale

Majority of "Top Doctors" named in Atlanta magazine are Emory physicians
Majority of "Top Doctors" named in Atlanta magazine are Emory physicians

Emory Law creates Tina L. Stark Award to honor excellence in teaching transactional law and skills
Emory Law creates Tina L. Stark Award to honor excellence in teaching transactional law and skills
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Emory Insider
 
Emory Insider

 

Put your vacation reading in OverDrive: Enjoy access to popular e-books and audiobooks through Emory's OverDrive collection. Using the OverDrive distribution platform, users can download titles to Mac, Windows, or a variety of mobile devices.
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In The News
 
What Black America won't miss about Obama

 

What Black America won't miss about Obama
July 1 |  Carol Anderson and Mashaun D. Simon |  CNN

How some interpret what pope said about apologizing to gay members

 

How some interpret what pope said about apologizing to gay members
June 30 |  Phillip M. Thompson |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Biden issues challenge to speed cancer discoveries

 

Biden issues challenge to speed cancer discoveries
June 29 |  Walter Curran |  Web MD

First-of-its-kind CDC study finds clues about why only some survive Ebola virus

 

First-of-its-kind CDC study finds clues about why only some survive Ebola virus
June 28 |  Anita McElroy |  Washington Post

Handicapping the odds of a Clinton landslide

 

Handicapping the odds of a Clinton landslide
June 28 |  Alan Abramowitz |  New York Times
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Featured Events
 
Breaking Ground Theater Series: "Lacuna"

 

Breaking Ground Theater Series: "Lacuna"
Theater Emory presents the final performance of its summer works-in-progress series.
When: July 7, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Theater Lab
Admission: Free
"A Most Perilous Journey: Erasmus' Greek New Testament at 500 Years"

 

"A Most Perilous Journey: Erasmus' Greek New Testament at 500 Years"
Pitts Theology Library's summer exhibit opens today and continues through Sept. 15.
When: July 15, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Pitts Theology Library Exhibit Hall
Admission: Free
Emory Farmers Market: Ice Cream Social

 

Emory Farmers Market: Ice Cream Social
Honeysuckle Gelato brings its Southern-inspired flavors to this month's market.
When: July 26, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Health Futures Forum: Discontinuities, Disruptions and Possibilities
When: July 7, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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Information Session: School of Nursing DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program
When: July 9, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Marcus Autism Center 5th Annual Summer Symposium
When: July 11, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Marcus Autism Center, BellSouth Conference Room
Admission: $150 single day; $10 students; $50 ethics workshop
 
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Evening MBA Class Preview Night
When: July 11, 5:45 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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Presentation by Christian Larsen, Dean, School of Medicine
When: July 14, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
Evening MBA Information Breakfast
When: July 14, 7:45 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
The Power of One: Presentation by LaMar S. McGinnis Jr.
When: July 21, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Sand Mandala Closing Ceremony
When: July 24, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, 3rd floor gallery
Admission: Free
 
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