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Thursday, March 24, 2016
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ACHIEVEMENT
Award of Distinction honors outstanding Emory University employees
Meet the twelve employees selected as this year's winners of the Emory University Award of Distinction, which recognizes members of the Emory community who have demonstrated exceptional dedication to their jobs.

 

EVENTS
Shakespeare at Emory events lead up to First Folio exhibit
Celebrating the University's selection as Georgia's host site for the First Folio, one of the world's most treasured books, Shakespeare at Emory begins next week with an opening lecture and innovative performances of "As You Like It."

 

DISCOVERY
Mixed-strain malaria infections influence drug resistance
Scientists from Emory and the CDC have documented for the first time how competition among different malaria parasite strains in human hosts could influence the spread of drug resistance.

 

SUSTAINABILITY
Course inspires students to organize Climate Week events
Created by students inspired by a course focused on the Paris climate talks, Climate Week leads into Emory's celebration of Earth Month, which starts March 29 with a festival featuring food, games and more.

 

PUBLIC POLICY
Baltimore mayor to discuss city's 'recovery, resilience and reform'
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was thrust into the national spotlight last year during riots over the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. For Emory's annual Hamilton Lecture, she will discuss how she worked with police to restore order while also advocating for reform.

 

RESEARCH
Emory team awarded $5.2 million to study vascular-Alzheimer's link
A team of Emory researchers was awarded a $5.2 million, five-year grant from the National Institute on Aging to examine the connections between blood pressure regulation and Alzheimer's disease.

 

ACTIVITIES
India Week features cultural, educational events
From a celebration of Holi, the festival of colors, to a visit from Nagesh Singh, Consul General of India in Atlanta, India Week includes a diverse slate of activities beginning March 28.
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Emory Arts Showcase
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The annual Emory Arts Showcase drew crowds to Cox Hall on March 19 for a free evening of performances including dancing, singing, visual art and more. Hosted by Emory Arts Underground, a student-run arts group, this year's event featured the theme "In the City of Enlightenment." See more photos of performers.
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Take Note
 
Former NFL player and kidney recipient visits Emory University Hospital
Former NFL player and kidney recipient visits Emory University Hospital

Registration opens for Colorful Choices employee nutrition challenge
Registration opens for Colorful Choices employee nutrition challenge

Emory Healthcare employees support Mercy Care street medicine program
Emory Healthcare employees support Mercy Care street medicine program

Upcoming training courses focus on performance management
Upcoming training courses focus on performance management
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Emory Insider
 
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Support for family caregivers: The Emory WorkLife Resource Center offers free care consultations to University employees with adult caregiving responsibilities. Appointments are available in person or over the phone to discuss topics such as caregiving resources, preparing for future caregiving, or planning for your own long-term care.
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In The News
 
Stay Gold: Atlanta's hardcore scene, the archiving of a movement that was never intended to last

 

Stay Gold: Atlanta's hardcore scene, the archiving of a movement that was never intended to last
March 22 |  Randy Gue |  ArtsATL and The Bitter Southerner

Your desire to get things done can undermine your effectiveness

 

Your desire to get things done can undermine your effectiveness
March 22 |  Diwas KC |  Harvard Business Review

Mathematicians have discovered a prime conspiracy

 

Mathematicians have discovered a prime conspiracy
March 20 |  Ken Ono |  Wired
 
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"The person I collect for is some graduate student 150 years from now that wants to find out what the punk scene was like in the mid-1990s. ... What if somebody wants to reconstruct that? What do they need?"
Randy Gue, ArtsATL and The Bitter Southerner, March 22, 2016
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Featured Events
 
Physics Live!

 

Physics Live!
Kid-friendly physics for the Atlanta Science Festival
When: March 25, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Math and Science Center
Admission: Free
Baseball: Emory vs. University of Chicago

 

Baseball: Emory vs. University of Chicago
When: March 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Chappell Park
Admission: Free
Depicting the Many Buddhas

 

Depicting the Many Buddhas
Learn how philosophical concepts about buddhas relate to Tibet's sculpture and painting traditions
When: March 29, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum Reception Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Maps and Timelines
When: March 25, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Emory Center for Digital Scholarship, Conference Room
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Grands Rounds: Zika Virus
When: March 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Rollins Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Parsimony and Chimpanzee Mind-Reading
When: March 25, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS 290
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Climate Change: The Unthinkable and the Im-possible
When: March 25, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Visual Scholarship Initiative: Curatorial Practices and Social Movements
When: March 25, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Sitar performance: Kakali Bandyopadhyay
When: March 25, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Art lecture: Rujeko Hockley
When: March 26, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Pictures of a Demonstration: The Congress of Racial Equality and its Desegregation Activism in New Orleans, 1960 to 1964
When: March 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Connect with Teaching: Infusing Teaching with Technology
When: March 28, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Mapping the Commercial Gallery System in Nineteenth-Century London
When: March 28, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
After Paris: Anti-Semitism, Jewish-Muslim Relations in France, and the Future of French Jewry
When: March 28, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Sundance Film Screening: "Umrika" (2015)
When: March 28, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
29
March
 
Emory Farmers Market
When: March 29, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Earth Festival 2016
When: March 29, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Asbury Circle
Admission: Free
 
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Documenting the Movies: Archives and Oral History at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
When: March 29, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Stuart A. Rose Library
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Shakespeare lecture: Secrets of the First Folio
When: March 29, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Conversation with "Umrika" director Prashant Nair and producer Swati Shetty
When: March 29, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 110
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Born of Conviction: Moral Courage and Religious Leadership in the Civil Rights Era and Today
When: March 29, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
29
March
 
Ethics on the Stage: "Beyond Reasonable Doubt: The Troy Davis Project"
When: March 29, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Emory Jazz Combos
When: March 29, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
Emory Community Mental Health Programs and Issues
When: March 31, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Atwood Chemistry Building, Room 360
Admission: Free
 
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March
 
The Comfort Women Debate: Views from Korea, Japan and China
When: March 31, 5:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 205
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
The Work of Art in the World Creates Pre-Texts for Teaching and Learning
When: April 1, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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