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Tuesday, July 12, 2016
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COMMUNITY
Interfaith vigil honors Emory students killed in terrorist attack
The Emory community filled Cannon Chapel to capacity last week to remember students Abinta Kabir and Faraaz Hossain, who were killed in the Dhaka terrorist attack. Speakers described the two friends as "true servant leaders" whose legacy will continue on campus.

 

TRIBUTE
'We will forever carry on their legacy'
As Emory mourns the loss of Abinta Kabir and Faraaz Hossain, friends and professors reflect on their kindness, intelligence, generosity and leadership.

 

PUBLIC HEALTH
Why Zika risk is low for Olympic athletes in Rio
Uriel Kitron, chair of Emory's Department of Environmental Sciences, explains why the risk of catching the Zika virus is low for Olympic athletes headed for Rio in August.

CONSTRUCTION
New, two-story pedestrian bridge to span Clifton Road
A two-story pedestrian bridge will rise over Clifton Road this month as Emory University Hospital continues progress on its new, state-of-the-art hospital tower. The bridge will be constructed in the center lanes and lifted into place.

 

MEDICINE
Emory's medical detectives
Emory Special Diagnostic Services is one of a handful of clinics around the country dedicated to patients with complex, undiagnosed illnesses. "What people really want is an answer," says Clyde Partin, the center's director.

 

HISTORY
Records of Sigma Pi Phi, first fraternal organization for African American men, now open at Emory
The records of Sigma Pi Phi, the first post-graduate fraternal organization for African American men, have found a home at Emory's Rose Library.

RESEARCH
A year in the life: Jimmy Carter shares his cancer experience
In a video for Emory's Winship Cancer Center, President Carter talks about his cancer diagnosis and treatment and recognizes the role research has played in making advanced treatments possible for patients like him.
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Take Note
 
Tomorrow: Facebook Live event features Emory researchers discussing discovery, development of successful HIV drug Emtriva
Tomorrow: Facebook Live event features Emory researchers discussing discovery, development of successful HIV drug Emtriva

Exhibit on Erasmus and the Bible opens July 15
Exhibit on Erasmus and the Bible opens July 15

Emory Sports Hall of Fame to induct four new members
Emory Sports Hall of Fame to induct four new members

African entrepreneurs visit Goizueta Business School for inspiration, training
African entrepreneurs visit Goizueta Business School for inspiration, training

New study sheds light on how some survive Ebola
New study sheds light on how some survive Ebola
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Emory Insider
 
Emory Insider

 

Discounts on summer fun: If you plan to visit popular attractions like Six Flags Over Georgia, White Water or the Georgia Aquarium this summer, be sure to check out what's for sale at the ticket and information desk in the Dobbs University Center (DUC) to learn about discounts available to Emory faculty, staff and students.
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In The News
 
Deadly and beautiful: The mesmerizing images of cancer research

 

Deadly and beautiful: The mesmerizing images of cancer research
July 11 |  Adam Marcus |  Washington Post

Everything I learned from Prof. Donald Trump

 

Everything I learned from Prof. Donald Trump
July 8 |  Alan Abramowitz and Steven Webster |  New York Times

How the FBI director followed in Chief Justice Marshall's footsteps

 

How the FBI director followed in Chief Justice Marshall's footsteps
July 6 |  Jonathan Nash |  The Hill

What is a hero?

 

What is a hero?
July 6 |  Paul Root Wolpe |  Huffington Post
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Featured Events
 
A Guide to Paying for College: Savings, Loans, Grants, Scholarships and Financial Aid

 

A Guide to Paying for College: Savings, Loans, Grants, Scholarships and Financial Aid
Get tips about the financial aid process at this workshop sponsored by the WorkLife Resource Center.
When: July 14, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
Sand Mandala Closing Ceremony

 

Sand Mandala Closing Ceremony
Learn about the sand mandala of Green Tara before its ceremonial destruction.
When: July 24, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, third floor galleries
Admission: Free
Emory Farmers Market: Ice Cream Social

 

Emory Farmers Market: Ice Cream Social
Honeysuckle Gelato brings its Southern-inspired flavors to this month's market, which continues until 3 p.m.
When: July 26, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Marcus Autism Center 5th Annual Summer Symposium: Ethics Workshop
When: July 13, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Marcus Autism Center, third floor boardroom
Admission: $50
 
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Meet Me @ The Tunnel Walking Group
When: July 13, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital Tunnel
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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Evening MBA Information Breakfast
When: July 14, 7:45 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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Rethink Your Drink
When: July 14, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Online
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: "A Most Perilous Journey: Erasmus' Greek New Testament at 500 Years"
When: July 15, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Pitts Theology Library Exhibit Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Parenting Your Child with Special Needs: Team Building
When: July 19, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
Mindfulness 101
When: July 20, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
Caregivers Network: Senior Driving
When: July 20, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
The Power of One: Presentation by LaMar S. McGinnis Jr.
When: July 21, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
Strength Training Do's and Don'ts
When: July 22, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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July
 
Change Your Home Not Your Address: How to Age in Place
When: July 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room 204
Admission: Free
 
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The College Admission Process: A Planning Workshop for High School Students and Their Parents
When: July 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Oxford Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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