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Friday, Dec. 14, 2018
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COMMUNITY
Theology students embark on a journey toward racial justice
Students in Emory's Candler School of Theology confront America's legacy of slavery and lynching as part of a curriculum preparing them to lead communities on the road to racial reconciliation.

 

IN CLASS
Studying 'science of sleep' helps students build healthy habits
'Tis the season for final exams, holiday parties, travel and all manner of food and drink, any one of which can wreak havoc on your sleep. Learn the strategies that students in Emory's 'Science of Sleep' class are exploring to improve your sleep habits.

 

RESEARCH
Your past is calling: Can you ID stone toolmaking 'ring' tones?
Emory anthropologist Dietrich Stout invites you to participate in an online experiment, investigating the human ability to discriminate and interpret the sounds produced by stone toolmaking.

 

ARTS
A Fine legacy: Bequest from longtime Theater Emory patron will support student experiences
Saralee Fine, a longtime patron of Theater Emory, has bequeathed $500,000 to the company for scholarships and special projects. It is the single largest gift in the history of Theater Emory.

ACHIEVEMENT
Promising poet: Emory senior wins national writing awards
Christell Victoria Roach, winner of this year's Hurston/Wright Foundation Award for College Writers, finds inspiration for her poetry through research in Emory's extensive archives on African American history and culture.

 

ARCHIVES
Punk is alive and well, thanks to Emory class and Rose archives
The Rose Library's punk collection inspired instructor Joseph Fritsch to offer a "Punk's Not Dead" expository writing class this semester, giving students an opportunity to enhance their writing while learning about punk's history and culture.

 

ENVIRONMENT
Ray C. Anderson Foundation grant supports statewide climate consortium
The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded a $650,000 grant to Emory University to advance the Georgia Climate Project, a state-wide consortium co-founded by Emory, the University of Georgia and the Georgia Institute of Technology.

 

HEALTH
Emory Proton Therapy Center celebrates official opening in Midtown Atlanta
The Emory Proton Therapy Center, the first and only facility of its kind in the state of Georgia, officially opened its doors Dec. 6 in Midtown Atlanta with a VIP ribbon-cutting ceremony. Watch video from the opening celebration.

MILESTONE
Emory University welcomes first students into the Class of 2023
Emory University received a record 1,910 applications for the first round of Early Decision admission, welcoming 559 outstanding students to Emory College and 256 to Oxford College, including a record 32 scholars from the QuestBridge National College Match program.
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NOTE TO READERS
 
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Today's edition concludes Dooley Report's publishing schedule for 2018. To keep up with university happenings, please visit the Emory News Center. Look for the next Dooley Report on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, when regular publication resumes. Best wishes for the winter break and the new year!
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TAKE NOTE
 
Plans change for Emory's Briarcliff Mansion
Plans change for Emory's Briarcliff Mansion

Submit entries for $250 Studies in Sexuality Essay Prize by Dec. 21
Submit entries for $250 Studies in Sexuality Essay Prize by Dec. 21

Nominations for Emory Women of Excellence Awards sought by Dec. 21
Nominations for Emory Women of Excellence Awards sought by Dec. 21

See "The Spirit Lives On: Art and the Mind" exhibit by Dec. 31
See "The Spirit Lives On: Art and the Mind" exhibit by Dec. 31
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In The News
 
Vitamin treatment for sepsis is put to the test

 

Vitamin treatment for sepsis is put to the test
Dec. 12 |  Jonathan Sevransky, Craig Coopersmith, Kate Nugent and Christine Spainhour  |  NPR

Breast cancer testing guidelines out of date, missing genetic testing, says study

 

Breast cancer testing guidelines out of date, missing genetic testing, says study
Dec. 12 |  Otis Brawley |  CNN

The longest hatred: Anti-Semitism on the rise

 

The longest hatred: Anti-Semitism on the rise
Dec. 9 |  Deborah Lipstadt |  CBS Sunday Morning
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