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Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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INSIGHT
Five surprising facts about fathers
Want to do something special for a father on June 16? Try asking him what he finds most rewarding about being a dad. Emory anthropologist James Rilling interviewed 120 new fathers, finding most reported an increase in how enthusiastic, proud and inspired they felt after talking about their experiences as fathers.

 

COLLABORATION
Students gain real-world experience as health coaches for Emory employees
Students taking undergraduate health courses had the opportunity to serve as health coaches for Emory employees, thanks to a new partnership between the Center for the Study of Human Health and Healthy Emory.

 

FACULTY
Emory names chief diversity officer
Emory has named Carol E. Henderson vice provost for diversity and inclusion, chief diversity officer and advisor to the president. She will assume her new role at Emory on August 1, 2019.

PERSPECTIVES
Video: 'Conversations with Claire' featuring President Carter
Watch Emory President Claire E. Sterk's interview with President Jimmy Carter, who has been granted tenure after serving as Emory University Distinguished Professor for almost 40 years.

 

COMMUNITY
Emory hosts national conference on LGBTQ health
Sexual and gender minority health issues took center stage as Emory hosted the National LGBTQ Health Conference, including a keynote from Chasten Buttigieg, who recalled his own struggles growing up gay in a conservative town.

 

INTERNATIONAL
CHAMPS network receives Emory's largest-ever single grant
Emory University receives a historic $180 million grant from Gates Foundation to fund innovative efforts to prevent child mortality in developing countries.

SPORTS
Emory Eagles wrap up the year with three NCAA D-III Championships
Emory's varsity athletics teams won three NCAA Division III national championships in the 2018-19 season, with volleyball, women's swimming and diving, and men's tennis bringing home top honors.
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EMORY IMPACT
 
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From life-changing medical advances to important studies in the humanities to trailblazing research in the social sciences, Emory is hard-wired for the bold pursuit of discoveries that aid human understanding and improve our world. Explore how Emory is a leader in Discovery.  
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Take Note
 
Emory University Hospital front entrance and pedestrian bridge closed through July 2
Emory University Hospital front entrance and pedestrian bridge closed through July 2

Emory golfers earn All-Region and All-America Scholar recognition
Emory golfers earn All-Region and All-America Scholar recognition

'Black Cosmopolitan: James Weldon Johnson in an Age of Empire' exhibit to open at Rose Library June 14
'Black Cosmopolitan: James Weldon Johnson in an Age of Empire' exhibit to open at Rose Library June 14
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Emory Insider
 
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Put your summer reading in OverDrive: Through Emory's OverDrive collection, you have access to popular e-books and audiobooks, including beach reads, inspirational titles, biography, true crime, a variety of non-fiction and more. Using the OverDrive platform, users can download titles to Mac, Windows or a variety of mobile devices such as a Kindle.
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In The News
 
Georgia's 10 best employers for 2019, according to Forbes

 

Georgia's 10 best employers for 2019, according to Forbes
June 8 |  Emory University and Emory Healthcare |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Does chronic inflammation reduce motivation?

 

Does chronic inflammation reduce motivation?
June 6 |  Michael Treadway, Andrew Miller, Jessica Cooper |  Psychology Today

 Tayari Jones wins Women's Prize for 'An American Marriage'

 

Tayari Jones wins Women's Prize for 'An American Marriage'
June 5 |  Tayari Jones |  New York Times
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Featured Events
 
WaterHub Tours

 

WaterHub Tours
Take a tour of Emory's unique, nationally renowned hub that cleans and recycles water. Summer tours are held twice weekly on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. and Fridays at 10 a.m.
When: June 14, 10:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub at Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
Dive-In Movie

 

Dive-In Movie
Enjoy a family-friendly film in the cool waters of the SAAC's Olympic size pool
When: June 14, 8:30 p.m.
Where: SAAC Pool
Admission: Free for members; fees for guests and walk-ups
 
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Men's Health 5K
When: June 13, 7:30 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Residential Center
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Global Diabetes Research Center Seminar: Julia Critchley on "Are the Infectious Disease Complications of Diabetes Underestimated?"
When: June 13, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 6001
Admission: Free
 
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Workshop: Resume Building and Case Coaching
When: June 13, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Atwood Chemistry Center, Room 316
Admission: Free
 
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Guided Meditation
When: June 13, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Summer Lecture Series: Theodore "Ted" Weber on "Reflections from the American Civil Rights Movement"
When: June 16, 9:45 a.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church, Ward Fellowship Hall; also live-streamed on Facebook
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Farmers Market: Peach Festival
When: June 18, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Compassion Meditation
When: June 19, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Summer Lecture Series: Gregory C. Ellison II on "Fearless Dialogues"
When: June 23, 9:45 a.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church, Ward Fellowship Hall; also live-streamed on Facebook
Admission: Free
 
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Zoom Chat: Full-Time MBA Admissions
When: June 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Phone
Admission: Free
 
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