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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016
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HONORS
Emory senior, recent graduate named 2017 Schwarzman Scholars
Emory senior Caiwei Huang and alumnus Zihao Zhang are among 129 students from across the globe awarded Schwarzman Scholarships for graduate study next year in China. They are Emory's first Schwarzman Scholars.

 

COMMUNITY
Campus holiday drives offer diverse ways to give back
From donating toys for children to providing food for families, there are many ways to join the Emory community in helping those in need during the holidays.

 

INSPIRATION
Faraaz Hossain honored with social justice award
Faraaz Hossain, an Emory junior who died this summer during a terror attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh, has been awarded the 2016 Mother Teresa Memorial International Award for Social Justice.

 

HEALTH
Emory experts take on the HIV paradox
A vaccine and better long-term treatment for HIV seem closer than ever before -- but rates among gay men in the South remain troubling.

INNOVATION
'Fictions of the Body' helps students see the humanity in health, medicine
An upper-level French class cross-listed with Human Health, Fictions of the Body explores different perspectives on illness, disease and even how the human body is seen during medical treatment.

 

RESEARCH
Upward mobility boosts immunity in monkeys
The chronic stress of life with low social status can alter the immune system of rhesus macaques, even in the absence of other risk factors, according to a new study conducted at Emory's Yerkes National Primate Research Center.

 

LEADERSHIP
Rep. Price, doctor with Emory ties, tapped for Health and Human Services secretary
U.S. Rep. Tom Price (R-GA), an orthopedic surgeon trained at Emory, was named by the president-elect as his pick for Health and Human Services secretary. Price could have a key role in reshaping health care.

 

SUSTAINABILITY
Will the shifting political winds affect U.S. climate policy?
Emory seniors Emily Li and Jennie Sun were part of an Emory delegation to Marrakech, Morocco, in November for a U.N. Climate Change Conference. Shortly after the event began, Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election.

TEACHING
How Emory is redesigning nursing education
At the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, a new curriculum built around the care continuum across the lifespan prepares students to shape the future of health care.
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Photo Galleries
 
Quilt on the Quad for World AIDS Day
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On Dec. 1, World AIDS Day, Emory once again hosted the nation's largest collegiate display of panels from the AIDS Memorial Quilt. Hundreds of panels, each handmade in honor of someone who died from AIDS, covered the grass for the 12th annual Quilt on the Quad event. View more photos.

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
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Emory welcomed the holiday season with A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, held Friday, Dec. 2, and Saturday, Dec. 3, in Glenn Memorial Auditorium. A tradition since 1935, the service featured Christmas choral music with readings by special guests from the Emory community. See more photos.

The Bard and Poetry
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As Shakespeare's First Folio nears the end of its visit to campus, the Emory community gathered Dec. 5 for "The Bard and Poetry," an evening of readings from acclaimed poets Natasha Trethewey, Kevin Young and Jericho Brown. You can see the First Folio at the Michael C. Carlos Museum through Dec. 11. View more photos.
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Take Note
 
Complete Emory's campus-wide Diversity Engagement Survey by Dec. 15
Complete Emory's campus-wide Diversity Engagement Survey by Dec. 15

College junior receives national award from honor society
College junior receives national award from honor society

Emory graduate Elizabeth Aronoff named NCAA Today's Top 10 Award recipient
Emory graduate Elizabeth Aronoff named NCAA Today's Top 10 Award recipient

Sustainability Case Competition winners create plans to mitigate Georgia's water crisis
Sustainability Case Competition winners create plans to mitigate Georgia's water crisis

Men's cross country team partners with South Fork Conservancy to improve Emory running trails
Men's cross country team partners with South Fork Conservancy to improve Emory running trails
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Emory Insider: Support
 
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Need a study break? Take time off from preparing for exams and writing final papers with a variety of study breaks on campus tonight and tomorrow. Enjoy cookies, coffee, food trucks, tea, therapy dogs and even late-night breakfast in your pajamas.
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In The News
 
From Syrian refugee to U.S. doctor, he helps shape teens' dreams

 

From Syrian refugee to U.S. doctor, he helps shape teens' dreams
Dec. 5 |  Heval Mohamed Kelli |  CNN

Are Jews white?

 

Are Jews white?
Dec. 5 |  Eric Goldstein |  The Atlantic

Facebook Live is reinventing the sales party

 

Facebook Live is reinventing the sales party
Dec. 2 |  David Schweidel |  Boston Globe

Philips deal could be first test for Atlanta mayoral candidates

 

Philips deal could be first test for Atlanta mayoral candidates
Dec. 2 |  Michael Leo Owens |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Featured Events
 
Pet Therapy Study Break

 

Pet Therapy Study Break
Sign up for a relaxing visit with friendly therapy dogs. Ten-minute sessions run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
When: Dec. 8, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Level 3
Admission: Free
Exam Study Break Breakfast

 

Exam Study Break Breakfast
Take a break from 10 p.m. to midnight to enjoy pancakes and get a free t-shirt.
When: Dec. 9, 10:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Church School Building
Admission: Free
Christmas with Atlanta Master Chorale

 

Christmas with Atlanta Master Chorale
Enjoy the Chorale's most popular concert of the season, with a second show Dec. 11 at 4 p.m.
When: Dec. 10, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $30; $25 discount categories; $10 students
 
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Career Webinar: Breaking into a Career in Tech
When: Dec. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Where Do We Go from Here? The Future of Scholarship and Activism
When: Dec. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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It's the Neuron: How the Brain Really Works
When: Dec. 7, 1:30 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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Evening MBA Information Breakfast
When: Dec. 8, 7:45 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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Before Computer Scientists Make Us Obsolete, Let's Take Advantage of Them
When: Dec. 8, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages Building, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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Carlos Museum Bookshop Holiday Sale
When: Dec. 9, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum
 
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Resilience to Adversity and the Early Origins of Disease
When: Dec. 9, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Integrated Visual Arts Co-majors Senior Seminar Gallery Opening
When: Dec. 9, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Visual Arts Gallery, Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Santa's Favorite Chamber Music
When: Dec. 11, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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A Century of America's National Parks
When: Dec. 14, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Seminar Room
Admission: Free
 
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