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Thursday, March 17, 2016
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RANKINGS
Emory's nursing, business, medical, law schools among nation's best
Several of Emory's professional schools and graduate programs are ranked among the best in the nation, according to analysis and surveys released yesterday in U.S. News and World Report's 2017 edition of "America's Best Graduate Schools" guide.

 

YOUR HEALTH
Colorful Choices challenges Emory to eat healthier
Colorful Choices, the new nutrition challenge for Emory employees, encourages participants to eat five servings of produce each day. Registration opens March 21 for the challenge, which lets you track your progress through a smartphone app or website.

 

EVENTS
Atlanta Science Festival explores 'small steps, big ideas'
From the family-friendly "Physics Live!" expo to solving a zombie outbreak on campus, Emory hosts a variety of events for the Atlanta Science Festival, which is expected to draw 50,000 attendees March 19-26.

 

RESEARCH
Substantial proportion of U.S. measles cases were in those intentionally unvaccinated
Unvaccinated or undervaccinated people comprised a substantial proportion of U.S. measles cases and some pertussis outbreaks, according to research led by Emory's Saad Omer, whose team analyzed numerous studies and reports.

 

CREATIVITY
Jireh Breon Holder named 2016-18 Emory Playwriting Fellow
Jireh Breon Holder took classes at Emory while earning his degree in drama from Morehouse College. Known for exploring political themes, he returns to campus as an exciting new voice in American theater.

 

BUSINESS
Students learn crisis leadership skills at Goizueta conference
For companies in crisis, the ability to not only survive but thrive often comes down to one thing: leadership. At Goizueta Business School's undergraduate conference, students from around the world explored crisis leadership with experts including Dean Erika James.

PROFILE
Nicole Schladt: Dedicated to advocacy
"One of the most effective ways to advocate for people is through the law," explains Nicole Schladt, who researched United Nations' policies on sexual orientation and gender identity for her master's degree before becoming a student at Emory Law. She now serves as the graduate assistant for Emory's Office of LGBT Life.
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A beautiful day to be outside at Emory
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Unseasonably warm weather, blooming flowers and budding trees welcomed students and faculty returning from spring break. As Tuesday's temperatures set a new record high, the Quad and the Emory Farmers Market proved popular spots for enjoying the sunshine.
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Take Note
 
Reminder: March 25 is deadline to nominate graduating students for Brittain Award
Reminder: March 25 is deadline to nominate graduating students for Brittain Award

WaterHub offers student-led tours on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
WaterHub offers student-led tours on Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Tickets on sale now for Barenaked Voices a cappella concert
Tickets on sale now for Barenaked Voices a cappella concert

Reiff, Waits to talk moral leadership, 'Born of Conviction'
Reiff, Waits to talk moral leadership, 'Born of Conviction'

Pan-Asian Experience Summit set for March 26
Pan-Asian Experience Summit set for March 26
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Emory Insider
 
Emory Insider

 

Motorist assistance: Emory's Transportation and Parking Services assists motorists on campus who are dealing with a flat tire or car that won't start. This free service is available 24 hours per day. For help, call 404-727-1130.
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In The News
 
Reactions to Garland nomination

 

Reactions to Garland nomination
March 17 |  Robert Schapiro |  Wall Street Journal

The other victim of an accidental shooting

 

The other victim of an accidental shooting
March 13 |  Hal Simon |  CBS News

Can this nightly ritual really boost your self-esteem in 30 days?

 

Can this nightly ritual really boost your self-esteem in 30 days?
March 11 |  Jennice Vilhauer |  Washington Post
 
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"Confirming Garland would avoid the risk of a younger, more liberal nominee from would-be President Hillary Clinton. Republicans will be hard pressed to find any ground other than pure politics to block Garland's confirmation."
Robert Schapiro, Wall Street Journal, March 17, 2016
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Featured Events
 
Doorway to an Enlightened World: The Tibetan Shrine from the Alice S. Kandell Collection

 

Doorway to an Enlightened World: The Tibetan Shrine from the Alice S. Kandell Collection
Opening of new exhibit of Tibetan Buddhist art objects presented in their proper sacred context
When: March 19, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum
Admission: Free for Emory faculty, staff and students
Colloquium: Amber Dermont, prose writer

 

Colloquium: Amber Dermont, prose writer
Author of the New York Times best-selling novel "The Starboard Sea"
When: March 24, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Callaway Center, Kemp Malone Library
Admission: Free
Sitar performance: Kakali Bandyopadhyay

 

Sitar performance: Kakali Bandyopadhyay
Master musician performs on India's best-known instrument
When: March 25, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
Admission: Free
 
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Parenting and Worklife: How to Meet the Challenge
When: March 18, 12:00 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine, Room 190P
Admission: Free
 
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Getting Fiscally Fit: Life Insurance and You
When: March 18, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room 234
Admission: Free
 
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Nathan Gunn, baritone
When: March 18, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
Admission: $45; $36 discount categories; $5 Emory students
 
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March
 
Living in the Anthropocene: How Humans are Changing the World
When: March 19, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Atwood Hall, Room 260
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Emory Arts Showcase: In the City of Enlightenment
When: March 19, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
The Science Behind Conservation Gallery Tour
When: March 20, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum Rotunda, Level One
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Bach Birthday Recital
When: March 20, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Emerson Concert Hall, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Tibet Week Opening Ceremonies
When: March 21, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, 3rd floor gallery
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Exposure to Muslims in Media and Intergroup Relations
When: March 21, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Jones Room, Woodruff Library
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Mindfulness, Compassion and Secular Ethics
When: March 21, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum Reception Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Doorway to an Enlightened World: Conversation with exhibit collector Alice S. Kandell
When: March 21, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum Reception Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Theology Library Book Sale
When: March 22, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology Plaza
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
The Evolution and Neurobiology of Musical Beat Processing
When: March 22, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS 290
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Optimizing Health through Diet and Behavior: Holistic Perspectives from Chinese and Tibetan Medicine
When: March 22, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum Reception Hall
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Body Stories: Women's History Month Performance Series
When: March 23, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Dance Studio, Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
An Evening with Caitriona O'Reilly
When: March 23, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Film screening: "Hiroshima Mon Amour" (1959)
When: March 23, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Creativity Conversation with Jim Grimsley and Hank Klibanoff
When: March 24, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Rose Library, Teaching and Learning Studio
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
How 3D Technologies are Transforming Old and New World Archaeology
When: March 24, 6:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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