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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
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SPECIAL FEATURE
Life lessons from Dollar Shave Club founder Michael Dubin
For Emory College alumnus Michael Dubin, improvisation has paid off. His company, Dollar Shave Club, launched in 2011 with a marketing video that went viral; five years later, he sold it for $1 billion. Learn the five life lessons that Dubin says contributed to his success.

 

LEADERSHIP
Sterk discusses the impact and value of higher education
Responding to debates about the value of higher education for students and society, Emory President Claire E. Sterk says the university must better communicate its impact but also evolve significantly to meet the needs of the future.

 

LITERATURE
Bestselling author T Cooper joins Emory faculty
T Cooper, author of eight books including "The Beaufort Diaries," "Lipshitz 6 or Two Angry Blondes" and "Real Man Adventures," will join Emory's Creative Writing Program faculty in the fall.

 

EVENTS
June: 10 things to do for $10 or less
Take advantage of June's slower pace to explore a variety of free or inexpensive activities on campus, including the Emory Farmers Market, which features an expanded summer schedule.

ENGAGEMENT
Unraveling the intricacies of global connectivity
The challenges of global business go well beyond language barriers. Students in Emory's Goizueta Business School are exposed to global perspectives in every aspect of their coursework, including immersive experiences abroad.

 

RESOURCES
Emory acquires rare 18th-century Piranesi books illustrating ancient Rome
Emory students and scholars can now access the complete rare folio set by Piranesi (1720-1778), who documented, imagined and recreated ancient Rome — buildings, maps, mausoleums, cemeteries, street scenes and more — through incredibly detailed etchings.

 

MEDICINE
Study identifies a link between antidepressant treatment resistance and inflammation
Emory researchers have found that depressed patients who have not responded to multiple antidepressants exhibit evidence of increased inflammation.

 

RESEARCH
Physicists devise method to reveal how light affects materials
Emory physicists have developed a way to determine the electronic properties of thin gold films after they interact with light. Nature Communications published the new method, which may pave the way for improvements in devices such as optical sensors and photovoltaic cells.

SPECIAL FEATURE
Moving the needle
A national opioid epidemic is driving people from pills to heroin, filling emergency rooms with overdose cases and killing tens of thousands of Americans every year. What are we doing about it?
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Take Note
 
Emory Athletics finishes fourth in 2017-18 Directors' Cup standings
Emory Athletics finishes fourth in 2017-18 Directors' Cup standings

Applications open for campus sustainability funding programs
Applications open for campus sustainability funding programs

LITS director Rosalyn Metz to join library fellows program at UCLA
LITS director Rosalyn Metz to join library fellows program at UCLA

Emory Healthcare and Sharecare to launch Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub
Emory Healthcare and Sharecare to launch Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub
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Emory Insider: Perks
 
Emory Insider

 

Free online classes: Through Lynda.com, Emory students, faculty and staff have free access to more than 4,000 online video courses related to technology, business and professional skills. Tutorials include many popular software programs and digital tools.
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In The News
 
The philosopher as bad dad

 

The philosopher as bad dad
June 11 |  George Yancy |  New York Times

Rising U.S. suicide rates

 

Rising U.S. suicide rates
June 9 |  Nadine Kaslow |  NPR

In the Army and the Klan, he hated Muslims. Now one was coming to his home.

 

In the Army and the Klan, he hated Muslims. Now one was coming to his home.
June 5 |  Heval Mohamed Kelli |  Washington Post
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Featured Events
 
Emory Farmers Market

 

Emory Farmers Market
Celebrate the summer king of fruits, the peach, and pick up fresh produce or delicious prepared foods.
When: June 19, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
SAAC Dive-In Movie

 

SAAC Dive-In Movie
The movie begins at dusk; in the meantime, enjoy games, a dance contest, popcorn, inner tubes, glow necklaces and more.
When: June 22, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Clairmont Campus, Student Academic & Activity Center
Admission: $2 members; $5 guest fee
 
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Lecture: "Our First Task: Children, Guns and the American Way"
When: June 14, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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June
 
International Student Lunch with Alumni
When: June 15, 12:00 p.m.
Where: North Decatur Road Building, Room 155
Admission: Free
 
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June
 
Lecture: Susan Hylen, associate professor of New Testament, on "The Lord's Prayer" parts 1 and 2
When: June 17, 9:45 a.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: Emory bioethicist Jonathan Crane on "Can We Eat Enough? Reflections on Modern Food Consumption"
When: June 17, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Fernbank Museum of Natural History
Admission: Free; advance reservations recommended at 404-929-6400
 
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Research IT Day
When: June 19, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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June
 
WaterHub Tour
When: June 19, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
 
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June
 
Lecture: "Perceptions of Reproductive Stigma and Access to Care among Young Adults in the US Southeast: Implications for Health Equity"
When: June 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 2001
Admission: Free
 
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June
 
Concert: Euphonium Tuba Festival
When: June 19, 12:30 p.m.
Where:  Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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June
 
Pen and Pizza at Laney Graduate School
When: June 19, 12:30 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 178P
Admission: Free
 
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June
 
Kahoot! Active Classroom Training
When: June 26, 3:00 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 353A
Admission: Free
 
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June
 
Poll Everywhere: Active Classroom Training
When: June 26, 4:00 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 353A
Admission: Free
 
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