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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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SERVICE
Emory senior helps minority high school students network into STEM research
After conducting award-winning research in high school, Alexa Dantzler founded Students Obtaining Atlanta Research (SOAR) her first year at Emory to encourage female students of color from economically disadvantaged neighborhoods to become STEM researchers.

 

LEADERSHIP
Emory joins new amicus brief against President Trump's executive order on immigration
Emory joined 30 other universities around the country in filing a new amicus brief opposing President Trump's second executive order restricting immigration. The brief was filed April 20 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

 

SPORTS
Tennis teams win University Athletic Association championships
Emory's tennis teams swept the UAA championships, with the women's team claiming its fifth consecutive title and the men's team claiming its third.

 

HONORS
Emory law, global health professor named Carnegie Fellow
Polly Price, professor of law and global health at Emory, is one of 35 recipients of the prestigious 2017 Andrew Carnegie fellowship, which funds significant research and writing in the social sciences and humanities.

COLLABORATION
Students transform art into action to help area nonprofits
Now in its third year, Emory's "Art and Social Engagement" course unites students, Atlanta artists and area nonprofits. As students partner with community-based organizations, they create artwork that can influence pressing social issues.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory goes all out for March for Science Atlanta
Emory scientists and supporters of science came out in substantial numbers Saturday, April 22, for the March for Science Atlanta in Candler Park.

 

LITERATURE
Creative Writing Program announces 2017-2019 fellows in fiction, poetry
Emory's Creative Writing Program will welcome two new postgraduate fellows to campus this fall. Michael Marberry has been named the new Fellow in Poetry and Cassie Gonzales will serve as the Fellow in Fiction for 2017-2019.

 

ENGAGEMENT
Global Health Case Competition challenges U.S., international teams
Nearly 140 students from universities across the United States, as well as from Canada, Denmark and Australia, gathered in 24 teams at Emory to compete in the 7th annual International Emory Global Health Case Competition.

PROFILE
Human health student fights back against bacteria with research
Working from a similar breakthrough by his thesis adviser, ethnobotanist Cassandra Quave, Emory senior Matt Mendelsohn discovered two root extracts help conquer staph's defense system.
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Emory Denim Day
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The Emory community observed Denim Day on April 19, wearing jeans and other denim clothing to show support for survivors of sexual assault and the overall goal of ending interpersonal violence.

DUC Farewell Dinner
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Emory Dining hosted a farewell dinner for Dobbs Market on April 25, featuring a special menu, photo booth and even a "DUC" ice sculpture commemorating the Dobbs University Center, which will close to make way for the new Campus Life Center.
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Take Note
 
Students can repurpose Dooley Dollars to donate food
Students can repurpose Dooley Dollars to donate food

Emory Athletics announces 2016-17 award recipients
Emory Athletics announces 2016-17 award recipients

Colm Toibin to deliver 2017 Ellmann Lectures
Colm Toibin to deliver 2017 Ellmann Lectures

Luber headlines third annual Entrepreneurship Summit
Luber headlines third annual Entrepreneurship Summit

University Senate posts summary for March meeting
University Senate posts summary for March meeting
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Emory Insider: Sustainability
 
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Don't dump it, donate it! As you move out of your residence hall, Emory makes it easy to donate unneeded items instead of throwing them away. Learn more about locations and schedules for bins, as well as trucks for furniture and other large items.
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In The News
 
Liberal arts colleges focus on job skills

 

Liberal arts colleges focus on job skills
April 24 |  Cliff Carrubba and Isabel Goddard |  Wall Street Journal

Making primary care trans-friendly

 

Making primary care trans-friendly
April 21 |  Isabel Lowell |  The Atlantic

10-year-old with autism arrested at Florida school

 

10-year-old with autism arrested at Florida school
April 20 |  Ann Abramowitz |  CNN

'Pacemaker' for the brain can help memory, study finds

 

'Pacemaker' for the brain can help memory, study finds
April 20 |  Doris Greenblatt |  New York Times
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Featured Events
 
Uncertain Correspondence: What Vladimir Putin Can Teach Us about Donald Trump

 

Uncertain Correspondence: What Vladimir Putin Can Teach Us about Donald Trump
Hear from activist and author Masha Gessen, who has written extensively on contemporary geopolitics and Russia.
When: April 26, 7:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
Emory Med Art Gala

 

Emory Med Art Gala
Enjoy a night of art, live music, food, drinks and a silent auction benefitting student-run health clinics.
When: April 29, 7:00 p.m.
Where: James B. Williams Medical Education Building, Lobby
Admission: $20 recommended donation
Emory Farmers Market

 

Emory Farmers Market
Purchase fresh produce, organic foods and other artisan products at the weekly market, open until 3 p.m.
When: May 2, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Epidemiology/Global Epidemiology Thesis Poster Presentations
When: April 27, 11:45 a.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, First Floor and Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Disentangling Relationships Between Air Pollution and Social Conditions on Cardiovascular Health: Identifying Issues and Solutions
When: April 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 2001
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Student Loan Repayment Workshop
When: April 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Room E338
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Bookshop Sale
When: April 28, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes: From Science to National Implementation
When: April 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
The Needs of Public Health in the Face of Political Change
When: April 29, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Women's Tennis: Emory vs. Georgia Gwinnett
When: April 29, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center
Admission: Free
 
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Vega String Quartet
When: April 30, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Shepard Award Nominee Poster Presentations
When: May 2, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins and Grace Crum Rollins buildings, Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra
When: May 3, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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