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Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019
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INSPIRATION
Emory nursing student shares her 'Second Act' with Jennifer Lopez
Nursing student Kimberly Gardner appeared on "Good Morning America" last month for a surprise meeting with Jennifer Lopez after writing to the mega-star about her own "Second Act," which took her from college dropout to pursuing accelerated nursing degrees at Emory.

 

IMPACT
Emory's support for lower-income students highlighted in new report
A new report by a nationwide alliance of leading colleges and universities highlights Emory University's efforts to improve opportunity for low- and moderate-income students.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory purchases Peachtree Street property to increase academic presence in Atlanta
Central Atlanta Progress and Emory University jointly announce the sale of 477 Peachtree St. to the university, effective Dec. 21, 2018. The property will make Emory's resources more accessible to the greater Atlanta community.

 

SUPPORT
Longtime friendship now funds Emory students with Korean roots
A scholarship endowed by Bradley N. Currey Jr., former chair of Emory's Board of Trustees, in honor of Emory President Emeritus James T. Laney supports Emory College students with financial need. Recipients are Korean, Korean American or interested in Korean or East Asian cultures.

CAMPUS
January: 10 free things to do at Emory
With spring semester about to start, Emory's events calendars are filling up. Cheer on the Eagles on the basketball court, relax with new morning meditations and enjoy a diverse slate of concerts, films and exhibits.
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2018 IN REVIEW
 
MOTIVATION
10 Emory stories that inspired us in 2018
Emory's mission is to "create, preserve, teach and apply knowledge in the service of humanity." Throughout the year, the university community takes that mission to heart. Here are 10 stories of students, alumni, faculty and families who inspired us through their service and scholarship in 2018.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
18 of our most-read stories of 2018
In 2018, Emory forged new collaborations, celebrated stellar rankings, and welcomed the Class of 2022. Take a look back at 18 of the stories that drew the most readers to the Emory News Center in 2018.

 

HEALTH CARE
Caring for our community
In the last fiscal year, Emory Healthcare provided $89.1 million in charity care to patients in its hospitals and clinics. Time and again, caring and compassionate people at Emory work together to meet these patients' needs.

PERSPECTIVE
Emory's best photos of 2018
Throughout the year, Emory's staff photographers document accomplishments, breakthroughs and extraordinary moments across the university. See 20 of their best photos of 2018.
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EMORY INSIDER
 
Emory Insider

 

Be ready for winter weather: Know the multiple ways to stay informed about possible closings and delays at Emory in the event of severe weather conditions. With winter under way, here is a reminder of the university's inclement weather policies and procedures.
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TAKE NOTE
 
Emory Dining resumes regular hours as semester starts
Emory Dining resumes regular hours as semester starts

See "History of Teaching Medicine" at Emory exhibit before it ends Jan. 31
See "History of Teaching Medicine" at Emory exhibit before it ends Jan. 31

Nominate LGBTQ people and allies for Emory Pride Awards by Feb. 5
Nominate LGBTQ people and allies for Emory Pride Awards by Feb. 5
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In The News
 
US cancer death rate hits 25 years of decline, study says

 

US cancer death rate hits 25 years of decline, study says
Jan. 8 |  Walter Curran |  CNN

If Democrats are looking for fresh, new faces, why are these septuagenarian white guys so popular?

 

If Democrats are looking for fresh, new faces, why are these septuagenarian white guys so popular?
Jan. 9 |  Andra Gillespie |  Los Angeles Times

Popularity of early decision continues to grow

 

Popularity of early decision continues to grow
Jan. 7 |  Emory University |  Inside Higher Ed
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Featured events
 
Lecture: "Ethics at the Opera: Dead Man Walking"

 

Lecture: "Ethics at the Opera: Dead Man Walking"
Sister Helen Prejean will speak on the upcoming opera of "Dead Man Walking" and sign her book on which it was based. A short performance and panel discussion will also be held.
When: Jan. 16, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Emory Center for Ethics
Admission: Free
Film screening: " A Trip to the Moon" (1902) and "The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari" (1920)

 

Film screening: " A Trip to the Moon" (1902) and "The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari" (1920)
See this restoration of the Méliès film based on a rare hand-colored print and the 2014 restoration of Wiene's classic German Expressionist work.
When: Jan. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
The Fixie Bike Repair and Maintenance

 

The Fixie Bike Repair and Maintenance
Drop by the free bike repair and maintenance shop, which cranks back up for the semester.
When: Jan. 17, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Longstreet-Means Parking Deck
Admission: Free
 
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Introduction to EndNote
When: Jan. 10, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Guided Meditation on Campus
When: Jan. 10, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Morning Meditation
When: Jan. 14, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Talk: Intellectual Property 201
When: Jan. 16, 4:30 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room #153A
Admission: Free
 
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Compassion Meditation
When: Jan. 16, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Speaker series: "The World in Our Image? America's Imposition of Regime Change"
When: Jan. 16, 5:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 206
Admission: Free
 
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Lecture: "Sister Churches: Conflict to Dialogue"
When: Jan. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Second-Annual Thomas F. Dodson Lectureship: "Aligning Quality Improvement, Clinical Practice and Research"
When: Jan. 17, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Zotero Introduction
When: Jan. 17, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Zen Meditation
When: Jan. 17, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
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