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Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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PARTNERSHIP
Atlanta Hawks, Emory Healthcare break ground on sports medicine complex
On Friday, the Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club and Emory Healthcare broke ground on the Emory Sports Medicine Complex. The facility, which will become the Hawks' official practice site, is the first in the NBA to combine a training venue with an entire sports medicine center.

 

CONTEXT
What the Declaration of Independence really means by 'pursuit of happiness'
As the U.S. celebrates Independence Day, religion professor Brent Strawn says our understanding of "the pursuit of happiness" is very different from what our nation's founders intended.

 

RESEARCH
Transcranial magnetic stimulation offers new hope for treatment-resistant depression
Emory neurologist Charles Epstein, who helped refine transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) to become an FDA-approved treatment for depression, explains the therapy's background and future.

 

FIRST PERSON
Exploring life and death, from Italy to Orlando
Emory professors Ruth Parker and Arri Eisen reflect on the Orlando tragedy and the discussions it sparked for students participating in the Emory Italian Studies Program, who learned of the attack while studying abroad.

 

PUBLIC HEALTH
Task Force on HIV/AIDS announces new recommendations to end AIDS in Fulton County
Faculty from the Emory School of Medicine and Rollins School of Public Health played a significant role in the updated "Strategy to End AIDS in Fulton County."

 

EVENTS
Harpists gather at Emory for national conference
With plucky, sometimes surprising repertoires, harpists from around the world meet at Emory this week for concerts, workshops and classes, including a diverse slate of public performances.

PROFILE
Tawni Tidwell: Bridging ancient Tibetan medicine and modern Western science
Tawni Tidwell is the first Westerner to be certified in Tibetan medicine by Tibetan teachers in the Tibetan language. The PhD candidate in Emory's Department of Anthropology is now working on a dissertation about how Tibetan physicians diagnose diseases, especially cancer.
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Take Note
 
Majority of "Top Doctors" named in Atlanta magazine are Emory physicians
Majority of "Top Doctors" named in Atlanta magazine are Emory physicians

Faculty, staff nominations to attend U.N. climate conference in Morocco due by July 8
Faculty, staff nominations to attend U.N. climate conference in Morocco due by July 8

Rose Library acquires archives of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, the oldest African American Greek-letter fraternity in the U.S.
Rose Library acquires archives of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, the oldest African American Greek-letter fraternity in the U.S.

Rollins researcher appointed to Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS
Rollins researcher appointed to Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

View "The Bard on Cards" Shakespeare postcard exhibit before it closes July 6
View "The Bard on Cards" Shakespeare postcard exhibit before it closes July 6
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Emory Insider
 
Emory Insider

 

Back to School workshops: Register now for the Emory WorkLife Resource Center's Back to School workshop series, offered exclusively to faculty and staff. The popular series includes Understanding K-12 School Options (July 7), A Guide to Paying for College (July 14), The College Admission Process (July 28) and Saving for College (Aug. 4).
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In The News
 
Today is National HIV Testing Day -- every day can be

 

Today is National HIV Testing Day -- every day can be
June 27 |  Carlos del Rio |  The Hill

How psychology made the Brexit vote inevitable

 

How psychology made the Brexit vote inevitable
June 26 |  Drew Westen |  Fortune

Why are whites so angry?

 

Why are whites so angry?
June 24 |  Carol Anderson |  New York Times

Stop giving digital assistants female voices

 

Stop giving digital assistants female voices
June 23 |  Erika Hall |  New Republic
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Featured Events
 
Emory Center for Ethics and True Colors Theatre Conversation: "Smart People"

 

Emory Center for Ethics and True Colors Theatre Conversation: "Smart People"
Join scholars and cast members of this new play for readings and a discussion about race, class and gender inequality.
When: June 28, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Room 102
Admission: Free
WaterHub Tour

 

WaterHub Tour
Tour this award-winning facility and learn how Emory is conserving thousands of gallons of water.
When: June 30, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Emory WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
Meet Me @ The Tunnel Walking Group

 

Meet Me @ The Tunnel Walking Group
Beat the heat with an indoor walk with co-workers; meets Wednesdays at noon through Aug. 3.
When: July 6, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital Tunnel
Admission: Free
 
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Summer Atlanta Studies Meetup
When: June 28, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Elevator Factory, 437 Memorial Dr. SE, Unit A-2
Admission: Free
 
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Learning and Organizational Development: Situational Leadership
When: June 29, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road, Room 1.432
Admission: $125
 
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June
 
Learning and Organizational Development: Strategies for Influencing Others
When: June 29, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road, Room 1D
Admission: $60
 
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June
 
Learning and Organizational Development: Presentation Skills
When: June 30, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road, Room 1.432
Admission: Free
 
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June
 
Learning and Organizational Development: Project Management
When: June 30, 8:30 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road, Room 1D
Admission: Free
 
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June
 
American Harp Society Concert: Bridget Kibbey, Park Stickney, Indra Thomas and Youth Honors Ensemble
When: June 30, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $25
 
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July
 
American Harp Society Concert: A Tribute to Susann McDonald
When: July 1, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: $25
 
02
July
 
American Harp Society Concert: Remy van Kesteren Solo Recital
When: July 2, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: $25
 
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July
 
American Harp Society Concert: Combined Youth and Adult Ensemble Concert
When: July 3, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Emory Conference Center Hotel, Silverbell Pavilion
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
Rethink Your Drink
When: July 6, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
Understanding K-12 School Options in Metro Atlanta
When: July 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
Health Futures Forum: Discontinuities, Disruptions and Possibilities
When: July 7, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
Information Session: School of Nursing DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program
When: July 9, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
Marcus Autism Center 5th Annual Summer Symposium
When: July 11, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Marcus Autism Center, BellSouth Conference Room
Admission: $150 single day; $10 students; $50 ethics workshop
 
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July
 
Mindfulness 101
When: July 12, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
Financial Wellness: Retirement Planning
When: July 13, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
Presentation by Christian Larsen, Dean, School of Medicine
When: July 14, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
A Guide to Paying for College: Savings, Loans, Grants, Scholarships and Financial Aid
When: July 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
Parenting Your Teen: Teens and Driving
When: July 14, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
Exhibit: Erasmus' Greek New Testament
When: July 15, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Pitts Theology Library Exhibit Hall
Admission: Free
 
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