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Tuesday, April 26, 2016
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RESEARCH
Emory joins launch of SPARK, the nation's largest autism research study
The Emory Autism Center is helping launch SPARK, a research initiative designed to become the largest autism study ever undertaken in the United States. The project will collect information and DNA for genetic analysis from 50,000 individuals with autism, as well as their families, to advance understanding of the causes of the condition and hasten the discovery of supports and treatments.

 

LEADERSHIP
President Wagner offers year-end message to the Emory community
Reflecting on the end of the academic year and his upcoming retirement, Emory President James Wagner offers gratitude to the community for making Emory "a university with a soul, truly endeavoring to be both great and good."

 

SCHOLARSHIP
Editor, literary agent give advice on publishing for faculty authors
From crafting the perfect pitch to understanding different types of presses, prospective authors gleaned expert advice at a recent forum sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development and Excellence.

 

INTERNATIONAL
Afghan ambassador visits Emory to discuss politics, perceptions
Hamdullah Mohib, Afghanistan's ambassador to the United States, and his wife, Lael Mohib, discussed the country's future with students in Marion Creekmore's South Asian politics class.

 

COMMUNITY
Wellness Champions spread goal of healthy living throughout Emory
Through Healthy Emory's Move More Challenge, Emory employees walked more than one million miles. Wellness Champions are volunteers who share information about Healthy Emory's programs and encourage healthier habits in their work areas.

 

SPORTS
Emory tennis teams sweep UAA championships
Emory's women's and men's tennis teams won the University Athletic Association championships over the weekend -- the fourth consecutive championship for the women and the second for the men.

PROFILE
Judith Miller: Lending her scholarly voice to enrich an opera
"Opera and the French Revolution" is set to debut in Washington, D.C., and New York City with help from Emory historian Judith Miller, who is consulting on a piece that hasn't been performed since 1796.
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Wagner Appreciation Block Party
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Emory faculty, staff and students united Thursday, April 21, for a block party to thank Emory President James Wagner and his wife, Debbie, for their service to the University. Hundreds filled Asbury Circle to celebrate the Wagners' contributions to Emory, while also enjoying music, lunch and ice cream. See more photos of the festivities.
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Take Note
 
Campus memorial service for Cynthia Shaw set for Thursday
Campus memorial service for Cynthia Shaw set for Thursday

Textbook lending library seeks donations to help low-income students
Textbook lending library seeks donations to help low-income students

Redesigned website makes collection of Shakespearean material more accessible
Redesigned website makes collection of Shakespearean material more accessible

American College of Cardiology honors Emory young investigator
American College of Cardiology honors Emory young investigator
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Emory Insider
 
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Fresh, organic produce delivered to campus: Buy a subscription to the Oxford College Organic Farm community-supported agriculture program to get fresh vegetables that you pick up weekly at convenient locations on both the Oxford and Emory campuses. Subscriptions for the full season (28 weeks) and spring season (10 weeks) start this Thursday.
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In The News
 
This is our country. Let's walk it.

 

This is our country. Let's walk it.
April 23 |  Brian Sawers |  New York Times

Report: Third of suicides in US are among middle-aged whites

 

Report: Third of suicides in US are among middle-aged whites
April 22 |  Nadine Kaslow |  Associated Press

Not all money troubles are created equal

 

Not all money troubles are created equal
April 21 |  Dorothy Brown |  The Atlantic
 
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"Tax law is a political, a social, and an economic document. So of course there are going to be racial disparities. To say, 'the tax law is neutral' is just nonsense."
Dorothy Brown, The Atlantic, April 21, 2016
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Featured Events
 
Camille Saint-Saens' Sonata in D Minor

 

Camille Saint-Saens' Sonata in D Minor
Chamber music concert with David Coucheron, violin, and William Ransom, piano
When: April 29, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum Reception Hall
Admission: Free
Emory School of Medicine Art Gala

 

Emory School of Medicine Art Gala
Supports student-run free clinics for Atlanta's underserved populations
When: April 30, 7:00 p.m.
Where: School of Medicine Atrium
Admission: $20 suggested donation
Women's Tennis: Emory vs. Georgia Gwinnett

 

Women's Tennis: Emory vs. Georgia Gwinnett
Final match of the season for UAA champs
When: May 1, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff PE Center Outdoor Courts
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Learning and Organizational Development: Fantastic Service Behaviors
When: April 27, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road, Room 1.432
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Learning and Organizational Development: Feedback Essentials
When: April 27, 9:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road, Room 1D
Admission: Free
 
27
April
 
Rebel Territorial Control and Civilian Agency in Civil War
When: April 27, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Tarbutton Hall, Room 120A
Admission: Free
 
27
April
 
Silver Bullets and Systems: Tips and Tools for Research Management
When: April 27, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges: Reception with Black and Latin Graduate Students and Faculty
When: April 27, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Centro Latino
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Animal Reveries and European Fantasies of Colonial Domination in Africa
When: April 28, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Bowden Hall, Room 323
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Egyptian Art Lecture: A Relief Block of Akhenaten from a Long-Lost Shrine at Amarna
When: April 28, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum Reception Hall
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Religious Life Pancake Exam Late-Night Breakfast
When: April 28, 10:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Global Mental Health Symposium
When: April 29, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Whitehead Biomedical Research Building and other campus locations
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Student Film Showcase
When: April 29, 3:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 103
Admission: Free
 
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April
 
Family Event: World Myths and Folktales Book Sale and Storytelling
When: April 30, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum Reception Hall
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Emory University Worship: End of Semester Community Celebration
When: May 1, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Emory Farmers Market
When: May 3, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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May
 
Demystifying the Academic Job Search
When: May 3, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Callaway Center, Kemp Malone Library
Admission: Free
 
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