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Wednesday, July 12, 2017
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AMENITIES
DUC-ling opening offers trial run for fall food service
Take a look inside Emory's new interim dining facility, now serving food for a variety of summer programs and gearing up to offer upwards of 3,600 meals per day when students flock back to campus this fall.

 

MENTORING
'Academic boot camp' supports undergraduate scholars on path to PhD
Through the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program, students from underrepresented minority groups gain mentoring and support to pursue careers in academia.

 

RESEARCH
Drug discovery: Alzheimer's and Parkinson's spurred by same enzyme
Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease affect different regions of the brain and have distinct genetic and environmental risk factors. But at the biochemical level, these two diseases start to look similar. That's how Emory scientists landed on a potential drug target for Parkinson's.

 

CONSTRUCTION
Renovation to transform Emory's Old Theology Building
One of the first two buildings on Emory's Atlanta campus, the former home of the Pitts Theology Library will be renovated into space for the Office of the President and other university leaders.

 

INNOVATION
Microneedle patches for flu vaccination prove successful in first human clinical trial
Researchers found that small skin patches with dissolvable microneedles were safe and well-tolerated, generated robust immunity against influenza, could be self-administered and were strongly preferred over shots.

 

EVENTS
This month in Atlanta: Films, festivals and more
The fireworks have come and gone, but there is still plenty to do around the city this month. From movies in Atlantic Station's Central Park to the Atlanta Ice Cream Festival, check out this list of upcoming events, courtesy of the Inside Emory Admission blog.

IMPACT
Emory students, alumni help fight human trafficking
University students and alumni are confronting the complicated crisis of human trafficking by conducting research, establishing campus organizations and advocating for change.
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Take Note
 
New CDC director has Emory health connections
New CDC director has Emory health connections

Emory swimmer Andrew Wilson finishes as U.S. national runner-up in 50 breaststroke
Emory swimmer Andrew Wilson finishes as U.S. national runner-up in 50 breaststroke

New gift endows Candler School of Theology deanship
New gift endows Candler School of Theology deanship

Register your electronics, bike online with Emory Police
Register your electronics, bike online with Emory Police
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Student parking permits: Planning to park on campus? Registration for student parking permits is now under way for the 2017-18 academic year. You may purchase an annual permit or an occasional-use Eagle permit. Current permits expire Aug. 14.
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In The News
 
Dads respond differently to daughters than to sons, study finds

 

Dads respond differently to daughters than to sons, study finds
July 10 |  Jennifer Mascaro |  NPR

Researchers say you should go to college in a big city. Here's why.

 

Researchers say you should go to college in a big city. Here's why.
July 10 |  Paul Marthers |  Money

Heartburn drugs tied to increased risk of early death, study says

 

Heartburn drugs tied to increased risk of early death, study says
July 3 |  Ihab Hajjar |  CNN
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Featured Events
 
WaterHub Tour

 

WaterHub Tour
Learn how Emory is recycling millions of gallons of water. Only five more tours scheduled for this summer.
When: July 18, 11:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
Dive-In Movie

 

Dive-In Movie
Enjoy "Moana" along with cotton candy, glow sticks and popcorn. Film begins at sunset.
When: July 21, 8:30 p.m.
Where: Student Activity and Academic Center
Admission: $2 for all; guest fee applies for nonmembers
Emory Farmers Market: Melon Mania

 

Emory Farmers Market: Melon Mania
Purchase delicious melons from Crystal Organic Farm and make your own melon smoothie on the smoothie bike.
When: July 25, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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I Only Need One Yard: Leadership Lessons From a Career in Sports
When: July 13, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Evening MBA Information Breakfast
When: July 13, 7:45 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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Special Summer Clearance Sale
When: July 14, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum Bookshop
Admission: Free
 
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EndNote Basics (PC)
When: July 17, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online; limited to 15
Admission: Free
 
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FileBridge Training (for Emory University users; separate event will be held for Emory Healthcare)
When: July 18, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Whitehead Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas 101
When: July 19, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Identify Your Ideal Career Workshop, Part 4
When: July 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: $249 for four-part series
 
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Compassion Meditation Group
When: July 19, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Minimally Invasive Surgery for Rectal Cancer: Should it be Standard of Care?
When: July 20, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Compassion Meditation Group
When: July 26, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Hidden Secrets of Veterans Benefits
When: July 31, 12:00 p.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road
Admission: Free
 
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