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Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017
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INTERNATIONAL
Emory students win Fulbright grants for research, teaching around the world
Emory University will send a dozen students and recent graduates across the globe in the coming year as part of the 2017 Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the flagship international exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government.

 

HONORS
U.S. News ranks Emory University Hospital No. 1, Emory Saint Joseph's No. 2 in Georgia
For the sixth year in a row, U.S. News and World Report has ranked Emory University Hospital the No. 1 hospital in Georgia and in metro Atlanta in its 2017-18 Best Hospitals Guide.

 

BUSINESS
MBA students learn, grow during West Coast Business Practice Immersion
One week, two cities, 13 onsite corporate immersions: For students in Goizueta Business School's Modular MBA for Executives program, the West Coast Business Practice Immersion was a whirlwind of education and networking.

 

MEDICINE
Child-friendly app gives young cancer patients a voice
Research shows that adults most often report a child's symptoms, but their rating doesn't always reflect the child's experience. Emory's Janice Withycombe and her team designed a survey for the iPad that children with cancer can use so they can have a voice.

ACHIEVEMENT
Summer undergraduate research at Emory is a SURE thing
Across Emory University, 96 undergraduates traded flip-flops for lab coats to spend the summer taking a deep dive into the world of research through a renewed initiative known as SURE.

 

EVENTS
Emory hosts journalism panel to kick off Decatur Book Festival
NPR's Brooke Gladstone and other reporters and editors will discuss "Journalism in Our Current Environment" as Emory hosts the Sept. 1 keynote for the Decatur Book Festival. Tickets are now available.

 

RESOURCES
Candler, Aquinas Center form affiliation to strengthen Catholic academic offerings
Candler School of Theology and Aquinas Center of Theology have entered into an affiliate agreement that will strengthen their programming and academic resources, and introduce new opportunities to engage the Catholic community in Atlanta and beyond.

 

IN MEMORIAM
Creative writing professor remembered as caring leader, mentor
A gifted writer of short stories and essays, Lynna Williams helped shape Emory's Creative Writing Program during its foundational years and leaves a legacy of dedication to students and colleagues.

SUSTAINABILITY
Green roofs take root at Emory
From campus buildings to pedestrian plazas and, now, a vegetable garden atop a university hospital, green roofs are serving Emory's sustainability vision.
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Business students take on Leader's Reaction Course
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Battling the summer heat, MBA students in Goizueta Business School recently completed the 14th annual Leader's Reaction Course at Fort Benning. This year featured the largest group to date with 76 individuals making up 14 teams. The day consisted of learning about team work under "simulated stress situations."
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Take Note
 
Thursday webinar from National Academies highlights disaster preparedness, resilience for research community
Thursday webinar from National Academies highlights disaster preparedness, resilience for research community

Emory Surplus Property hosts blow-out sale Friday; discounts with Eagle Card
Emory Surplus Property hosts blow-out sale Friday; discounts with Eagle Card

Emory Center for Digital Scholarship announces fall workshop series
Emory Center for Digital Scholarship announces fall workshop series

Emory honored in Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge
Emory honored in Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge

Nominate outstanding Emory employees for Award of Distinction by Sept. 7
Nominate outstanding Emory employees for Award of Distinction by Sept. 7
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Emory Insider: Support
 
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Help with child care: As kids return to school, don't forget that Bright Horizons Back-Up Care Advantage offers temporary care when your usual child and adult/elder care arrangements are unavailable. Programs can help with school holidays, teacher workdays, illnesses and more. Back-up care is available to Laney Graduate School students.
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In The News
 
Ernst Zundel, Holocaust denier tried for spreading his message, dies at 78

 

Ernst Zundel, Holocaust denier tried for spreading his message, dies at 78
Aug. 7 |  Deborah E. Lipstadt |  New York Times

Handel preps another 6th District campaign as Ossoff hints at comeback

 

Handel preps another 6th District campaign as Ossoff hints at comeback
Aug. 3 |  Andra Gillespie |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Gene-editing tool raises questions about what is 'disease'

 

Gene-editing tool raises questions about what is 'disease'
Aug. 3 |  Rachel Kolb |  San Francisco Chronicle

Anthrax's cousin wreaks havoc in the rainforest

 

Anthrax's cousin wreaks havoc in the rainforest
Aug. 2 |  Tom Gillespie |  Science
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Featured Events
 
Author event: Anna Schachner

 

Author event: Anna Schachner
Anna Schachner discusses her new book "You and I and Someone Else." Attendees are encouraged to bring donations for the Atlanta Community Food Bank or school supplies.
When: Aug. 14, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Miller Ward Alumni House, Clegg Suite
Admission: Free
WaterHub Tour

 

WaterHub Tour
Learn how Emory is recycling millions of gallons of water. More tours scheduled throughout August.
When: Aug. 15, 11:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
Compassion Meditation Group

 

Compassion Meditation Group
All are welcome to this free weekly meditation group, held every Wednesday.
When: Aug. 16, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Bringing Medicine and Engineering Together
When: Aug. 10, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas for TAs
When: Aug. 15, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Aug.
 
EndNote for the Beginner
When: Aug. 16, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Aug.
 
Dad's Garage Improv and Networking Reception
When: Aug. 17, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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RSPH Rollins-Teer Day
When: Aug. 21, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Rollins School of Public Health
Admission: Free
 
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Aug.
 
Emory Farmers Market: Tomato Festival
When: Aug. 22, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
22
Aug.
 
Reverse Culture Shock: A Brownbag Workshop
When: Aug. 22, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 2001
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "The Great Dictator" (1940)
When: Aug. 23, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Help Us, Help You: Bridge Day
When: Aug. 24, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Grace Crum Rollins / Claudia Nance Rollins Buildings, Skybridge
Admission: Free
 
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Dance Program Informational Meeting
When: Aug. 25, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Dance Company Auditions
When: Aug. 28, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: Free
 
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