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For Students of Emory University
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
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SPECIAL FEATURE
Sara's journey
Emory medical student Justine Broecker was volunteering in Haiti when she met an infant, Sara, with a rare birth defect. With Broecker's help and determination, Sara would come to Atlanta for the complicated surgery she needed.

 

INSIGHT
Sterk discusses the impact of technology in higher education
Half of today's jobs may not exist in 20 years, so Emory must prepare students to succeed by emphasizing skills such as learning how to learn, flexibility and empathy, President Claire E. Sterk explains in a new video.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Recent Emory College graduate receives national leadership award
Sara Frank, who majored in media studies at Emory, has been recognized by honor society Omicron Delta Kappa as National Leader of the Year.

 

LEADERSHIP
Emory names Newton senior vice president of advancement and alumni engagement
Emory University President Claire E. Sterk has announced the appointment of Joshua R. Newton as senior vice president for advancement and alumni engagement. He will assume the post on Aug. 27, 2018.

SPECIAL FEATURE
Solving a museum mystery
Learn how corpse-eating flies and splotchy mineral deposits helped art history professor Rebecca Stone and PhD student Elizabeth Caris answer longstanding questions about the authenticity of pre-Hispanic artifacts in Emory's Michael C. Carlos Museum.

 

SUSTAINABILITY
Student move-out donations divert waste from landfill, aid local nonprofit
As students moved out of residence halls, the "Don't Dump It, Donate It" program made it easy to donate unwanted items. This year's program diverted 184 tons from landfills and raised more than $3,000 to benefit Global Growers.

 

GLOBAL
Wescoat to lead international seminars exploring ancient architecture
A $246,000 Getty Foundation grant, "Beyond the Northern Aegean," led by Emory, will facilitate scholar-student research travel to study how ancient Greek architectural ideas were adopted and adapted in the wider Mediterranean world.

 

CAMPUS
Holbrook to serve as vice provost for faculty affairs
A desire to help scholars achieve their academic and career goals leads Emory law professor Tim Holbrook to a new role, where he will focus on supporting, uniting and diversifying faculty.

SPECIAL FEATURE
AIDS in Atlanta
The city that is home to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one of the largest clinics for HIV/AIDS patient care in the country and top-funded HIV research programs is also an epicenter of the HIV epidemic in the U.S. As we observe National HIV Testing Day today, how are researchers trying to turn the tide?
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Take Note
 
Emory president issues statement regarding Supreme Court decision to uphold travel ban
Emory president issues statement regarding Supreme Court decision to uphold travel ban

Emory police warn community about tax scam calls
Emory police warn community about tax scam calls

New Emory Global website addresses international audiences
New Emory Global website addresses international audiences

Kaiser Permanente and Emory Healthcare announce new collaboration for integrated care
Kaiser Permanente and Emory Healthcare announce new collaboration for integrated care

Nash takes lead of Center for Law and Social Science
Nash takes lead of Center for Law and Social Science
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Emory Insider: Services
 
Emory Insider

 

Student parking permits: Planning to park on campus? Registration for student parking permits is now under way for the 2018-19 academic year. If you are a second-year undergraduate student or later, you may purchase an annual permit or an occasional-use Eagle permit.
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In The News
 
The new arms race threatening to explode in space

 

The new arms race threatening to explode in space
June 26 |  Laurie Blank |  Wired

In wave of new cities, promise and pitfalls for black middle class

 

In wave of new cities, promise and pitfalls for black middle class
June 20 |  Michael Leo Owens |  Christian Science Monitor

Why is cancer treatment so expensive?

 

Why is cancer treatment so expensive?
June 20 |  Ken Thorpe |  U.S. News & World Report
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Featured Events
 
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 29, 7:45 p.m.
Where: Clairmont Campus, Student Academic & Activity Center
Admission: $2 members; $5 guest fee
Emory Farmers Market

 

Emory Farmers Market
Get some fresh vegetables to grill for the Fourth, and have a delicious prepared lunch while you're shopping.
When: July 3, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Poll Everywhere: Active Classroom Training
When: June 28, 8:00 a.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 353A
Admission: Free
 
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Kahoot! Active Classroom Training
When: June 28, 9:00 a.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 353A
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
Introduction to Zotero
When: July 2, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
WaterHub Tour
When: July 3, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Documentary: "Summer in the Forest"
When: July 10, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
Theater speed-writing challenge: 4:48 x 2018
When: July 14, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Theater Lab
Admission: Free
 
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