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Wednesday, May 17, 2017
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ACHIEVEMENT
Beinecke Scholarship will help Carnes study music across cultures
The ear for music that made Emory College student Mallory Carnes an accomplished violist also gave her a gift for languages. As one of only 20 Beinecke Scholars selected from around the nation this year, she plans to pursue a PhD in ethnomusicology.

 

HONORS
Giddens, Ono garner Eleanor Main Awards for mentoring excellence
PhD graduate Michelle Marie Giddens and mathematics professor Ken Ono are this year's winners of the Eleanor Main Graduate Mentor Awards, which recognize graduate students and faculty for outstanding mentoring.

 

RESEARCH
Climate change is in Atlanta's air
For her undergraduate thesis, 2017 Emory College graduate Emily Li investigated how climate change is affecting air quality, pollution and health in Atlanta. Her findings are compiled on the website, Climate Change is in the Air, as a resource for local residents.

 

ACCOMPLISHMENT
Libraries honor students with undergraduate research awards
Emory's Woodruff and Rose libraries recently honored 15 students with undergraduate research awards for their projects and papers that used primary sources they found in the libraries.

 

COLLABORATION
Conference to foster new partnerships, directions for computational neuroscience research
Scientists and students from Atlanta's three major research universities will gather at Emory May 18-19 to discuss the latest in computational neuroscience, focusing on new directions in motor control.

 

CAMPUS
Summer brings robust schedule of events to Emory
From bassoonists to athletes, high school debaters to future doctoral scholars, visitors will quicken the pace on campus this summer. Events kick into high gear this weekend, when Emory hosts Georgia's Special Olympics Summer Games.

 

HEALTH CARE
Winship awarded NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center status
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University has earned the prestigious comprehensive cancer center designation from the National Cancer Institute, placing it in the top one percent of all cancer centers in the United States.

MILESTONE
Emory's energy scorecard marks gains in savings, sustainability
Emory's WaterHub reaches a milestone, reducing potable water use on campus by more than 100 million gallons during the past two years, as the university continues to make progress toward ambitious sustainability goals.
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Take Note
 
Emory Baseball selected to NCAA Tournament field; faces Rowan University on Thursday
Emory Baseball selected to NCAA Tournament field; faces Rowan University on Thursday

Campus dining facilities shift to summer schedule
Campus dining facilities shift to summer schedule

Turner Environmental Law Clinic students work to oppose Florida nuclear reactors
Turner Environmental Law Clinic students work to oppose Florida nuclear reactors

Emory monitoring 'WannaCry' ransomware attacks
Emory monitoring 'WannaCry' ransomware attacks

Japanese Minister of Health visits Emory University Hospital
Japanese Minister of Health visits Emory University Hospital
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Note to Readers
 
Emory Insider

 

Summer schedule: With the academic year concluded, Dooley Report shifts to twice-monthly publication. Look for Dooley Report in your inbox every other Wednesday throughout the summer; weekly publication resumes Aug. 23. Visit the Emory News Center for daily headlines and upcoming events.
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In The News
 
How T. S. Eliot's time as a university lecturer shaped his writing

 

How T. S. Eliot's time as a university lecturer shaped his writing
May 15 |  Ronald Schuchard |  Times Higher Education

How smart is a dog really? The secrets of a canine mind

 

How smart is a dog really? The secrets of a canine mind
May 11 |  Gregory Berns  |  TIME

Why more Americans are weighing personal conscience and religious liberty

 

Why more Americans are weighing personal conscience and religious liberty
May 8 |  Mark Goldfeder |  Christian Science Monitor
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Featured Events
 
Bike to Work Day Celebration

 

Bike to Work Day Celebration
Cyclists and supporters enjoy breakfast from General Muir and EarthFare, guided stretching from Empower Yoga, free bike repairs, information fair and group ride.
When: May 19, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Point
Admission: Free
Atlanta Master Chorale: "Ein Deutsches Requiem"

 

Atlanta Master Chorale: "Ein Deutsches Requiem"
The Atlanta Master Chorale performs work by Johannes Brahms. Second performance Sunday at 4 p.m.
When: May 20, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $30; $25 discount categories; $10 students
Compassion Meditation Group

 

Compassion Meditation Group
All are welcome to this free weekly meditation group, held every Wednesday.
When: May 24, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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Ignorant was Bliss: How the Medical Community Abetted the Assassination of President Garfield
When: May 18, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Evening MBA Information Breakfast
When: May 18, 7:45 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Canvas 101
When: May 18, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
CFAR Special Seminar: Michael Gottlieb on the Early AIDS Epidemic and the Future of HIV
When: May 18, 5:15 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Research Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Twilight Tour, Dinner and Information Session
When: May 18, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 322
Admission: Free
 
19
May
 
National Association for Women in Science Atlanta Chapter: Informational Meeting
When: May 19, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Atwood Chemistry Center, Room 360
Admission: Free
 
22
May
 
Barriers to Entry and Regional Economic Growth in China
When: May 22, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Rich Building, Room 211
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Canvas 101
When: May 23, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
23
May
 
Transitioning from High Potential Individual to New Manager
When: May 23, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Miller-Ward Alumni House
Admission: $25
 
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May
 
12th Annual Harlan Stone Lecture in Trauma: "The Other Side"
When: May 25, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Evening MBA Insight Night: Open House
When: May 31, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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