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COMMUNITY
Interfaith vigil remembers Emory students killed in Dhaka attack
An interfaith vigil held in Cannon Chapel today honored the lives of Abinta Kabir and Faraaz Hossain, two Emory students who were killed in the recent terrorist attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 

RESEARCH
Emory scientists join NIH study of individuals infected with Zika virus
Emory is part of a new national study of people infected with Zika virus to better understand the virus and its host immune response. The research is expected to help inform development of future diagnostic tests and vaccines for the Zika virus.

 

EXHIBIT
Enjoy the lighter side of Shakespeare in 'A Goodly Commodity'
As Emory prepares for the November arrival of Shakespeare's First Folio from the Folger Library, Emory Libraries will exhibit "A Goodly Commodity: Shakespeare in Pop Culture" through Feb. 26.

IMPACT
Art for all: Fahamu Pecou takes his painting to the people
Acclaimed artist and Emory PhD student Fahamu Pecou debuts the first of four large-scale public art installations he is creating for Atlanta MARTA stations.

 

EVENTS
July: 10 things to do for $10 or less
As Emory celebrated Tibet Week, Buddhist monks spent hours crafting an intricate sand mandala. On July 24, the Carlos Museum hosts a closing ceremony for the mandala, just one of the interesting things to do this month.

 

HEALTH
Risk calculator for psychosis gives clinicians a valuable new tool
A national consortium of researchers has developed an individual risk calculator for schizophrenia and other psychosis, comparable to those for cardiovascular disease and other illnesses.

INTERNATIONAL
Students explore Tibetan perspectives on mind-body connections
Two dozen undergraduate students spent five weeks studying with the Tibetan refugee community in India as part of Emory's unique Mind-Body Sciences Summer Abroad Program, which includes a private class with the Dalai Lama.
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Take Note
 
Emory swimmers compete in Olympic trials
Emory swimmers compete in Olympic trials

Get bargains at Carlos Museum bookshop summer sale
Get bargains at Carlos Museum bookshop summer sale

Emory researchers show antibodies to dengue may alter course of Zika virus infection
Emory researchers show antibodies to dengue may alter course of Zika virus infection

Emory Law creates Tina L. Stark Award to honor excellence in teaching transactional law and skills
Emory Law creates Tina L. Stark Award to honor excellence in teaching transactional law and skills
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In The News
 
What Black America won't miss about Obama

 

What Black America won't miss about Obama
July 1 |  Carol Anderson and Mashaun D. Simon |  CNN

How some interpret what pope said about apologizing to gay members

 

How some interpret what pope said about apologizing to gay members
June 30 |  Phillip M. Thompson |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Biden issues challenge to speed cancer discoveries

 

Biden issues challenge to speed cancer discoveries
June 29 |  Walter Curran |  Web MD

Handicapping the odds of a Clinton landslide

 

Handicapping the odds of a Clinton landslide
June 28 |  Alan Abramowitz |  New York Times
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Featured Events
 
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
Understanding K-12 School Options in Metro Atlanta

 

Understanding K-12 School Options in Metro Atlanta
Learn about the different educational opportunities available in the metropolitan area.
When: July 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Presentation Room
Admission: Free
Breaking Ground Theater Series: "Lacuna"

 

Breaking Ground Theater Series: "Lacuna"
Theater Emory presents the final performance of its summer works-in-progress series.
When: July 7, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Theater Lab
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
 
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
 
Evening MBA Class Preview Night
When: July 11, 5:45 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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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
 
Evening MBA Information Breakfast
When: July 14, 7:45 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
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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July
 
Parenting Your Child with Special Needs: Team Building
When: July 19, 1:00 p.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
 
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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July
 
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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