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Wednesday, July 10, 2019
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LITERATURE
10 books by Emory authors to add to your summer list
Emory authors and editors published a total of 111 books in 2018, and 2019 is already shaping up to be a big year. Here are 10 possibilities for your to-read list.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Emory College graduate wins national leadership award
Leigh Schlecht, who graduated from Emory College in May, has been honored by national leadership honor society Omicron Delta Kappa for her work in journalism, speech and mass media.

 

CAMPUS
Rev. Gregory W. McGonigle named Emory university chaplain, dean of spiritual and religious life
Following a national search, Emory University has selected the Rev. Gregory W. McGonigle as university chaplain and dean of spiritual and religious life.

 

INSIGHT
Emory mathematician to present a proof of the Sensitivity Conjecture
The Sensitivity Conjecture has stood as one of the most important open problems in theoretical computer science for nearly three decades. It appears to have finally met its match through work by Emory mathematician Hao Huang.

CREATIVITY
Oxford College students study art and social justice in New York City
After a summer trip to New York to study "From Street Art to the Gallery," students plan to create their own art project on Emory's Oxford College campus.

 

LEADERSHIP
Yolanda Cooper promoted to dean and university librarian for Emory
Yolanda Cooper has been promoted to dean and university librarian for Emory University, effective July 1. She will continue to lead Emory Libraries in facilitating the research and learning of faculty, students and staff.

 

HEALTH
$21.9 million gene modulation research effort targets influenza pandemics
Research aimed at temporarily modulating gene expression could help protect against pandemic flu by boosting lung resistance to infection, attacking the influenza virus directly, enhancing immune system response and improving the effects of existing vaccines.

 

RECOGNITION
Emory professor named Cottrell Scholar for outstanding contributions to science
Gordon Berman is a recipient of the highly competitive 2019 Cottrell Scholar Awards, which recognize early-career teacher-scholars. The award will enable additional opportunities for students and postdoctoral scholars to participate in groundbreaking research.

SUSTAINABILITY
Student move-out donations divert 87 tons of waste for a good cause
Thousands of Atlanta and Oxford student-residents took advantage of the "Don't Dump It, Donate It" campaign by contributing items to recycle, donate or compost when they left campus for the summer.
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Take Note
 
Apply for the Green Office Advisory Team to make workplaces sustainable
Apply for the Green Office Advisory Team to make workplaces sustainable

Eagles teams score points to rank Emory Athletics 5th in Directors' Cup standings
Eagles teams score points to rank Emory Athletics 5th in Directors' Cup standings

Enjoy some contemporary retellings of Greek classics on the Carlos Museum's summer reading list
Enjoy some contemporary retellings of Greek classics on the Carlos Museum's summer reading list

Health Sciences library makes clinical resources easier to access on its website
Health Sciences library makes clinical resources easier to access on its website

Emory ranked as one of America's Best Employers for Women
Emory ranked as one of America's Best Employers for Women
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Discounts on summer fun: If you want to visit popular attractions like Zoo Atlanta, Stone Mountain Park or the Georgia Aquarium before the summer gets away, stop by the University Center ticket and information desk to check out discounts on tickets to these and other attractions.
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In The News
 
6 ways to get the best from your doctor

 

6 ways to get the best from your doctor
July 8 |  Kimberly Manning |  NPR

At 50th race, AJC Peachtree Road Race is enduring symbol of Atlanta

 

At 50th race, AJC Peachtree Road Race is enduring symbol of Atlanta
July 2 |  Jonathan Kim |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Study: Cowboys, Patriots have best fan bases among NFL teams

 

Study: Cowboys, Patriots have best fan bases among NFL teams
June 25 |  Michael Lewis |  USA Today
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Featured Events
 
The Fixie Bike Repair and Maintenance

 

The Fixie Bike Repair and Maintenance
Learn how to fix and maintain your bike at this station open weekly through the summer.
When: July 11, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Parking deck beneath the First-Year Quad at Eagle Row
Admission: Free
Carlos Museum Bookshop Summer Clearance Sale

 

Carlos Museum Bookshop Summer Clearance Sale
Restock your bookshelves with discounted bargain books or buy gifts of books, jewelry and other items on sale.
When: July 12 - 13,  10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Bookshop
Admission: 20% discount for Emory employees
Dive-In Movie

 

Dive-In Movie
Enjoy a family-friendly movie while cooling off in the SAAC pool.
When: July 19, 8:15 p.m.
Where: Student Activity and Academic Center, Clairmont Campus
Admission: $3 per person; additional guest fees apply
 
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Guided Meditation
When: July 11, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tours
When: July 12, 10:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub at Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Eagle Row Educational Garden Workday
When: July 12, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Eagle Row, adjacent to tennis courts
Admission: Free
 
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Summer Lecture Series: Antonio Alonso on "Caminemos con Jesús: Latinx Theologies of Accompaniment and Encounter"
When: July 14, 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 Summer Farmers Markets
When: July 16, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Cox Educational Garden Workday
When: July 16, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Bridge corner across from Cox Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Candler Theology Educational Garden Workday
When: July 16, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Dickey Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Compassion Meditation
When: July 17, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Room 106
Admission: Free
 
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Surgical Grand Rounds: Medication Assisted Therapies and the Acute Care Visit: Navigating the Overlap Between Pain Management and Opioid Use Disorder
When: July 18, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Summer Lecture Series: Elizabeth Corrie on "Confronting Racism Through Jesus"
When: July 21, 9:45 a.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church, Ward Fellowship Hall; also live-streamed on Facebook
Admission: Free
 
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Leather Pouch Workshop
When: July 26, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free; registration required
 
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