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Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016
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MILESTONE
Emory University Hospital holds 'topping out' ceremony for new addition
Now that the frame and roof are in place, the finish work can begin on the Emory University Hospital addition. A "topping out" ceremony was held last week for the new building, as construction reached the ninth and final level.

 

INSIGHT
Football players may face cardiovascular problems
Emory cardiologist Jonathan Kim's analysis shows that although not as heavily publicized as neurological issues, long-term adverse cardiovascular outcomes have been demonstrated among retired, professional football players.

 

ART
Redesigned African galleries raise the bar for contemplation, curation
The Michael C. Carlos Museum's new African galleries offer insight into African artistic expressions, from personal shrines to secular objects.

 

RESEARCH
Cardinals may reduce West Nile virus spillover in Atlanta
Northern cardinals act as "super suppressors" of West Nile virus in Atlanta, slowing transmission and reducing the incidence of human cases of the mosquito-borne pathogen, suggests a new study.

 

SPORTS
Emory swimmer earns two more national championships
Emory swimmer Andrew Wilson won national titles in the 100- and 200-meter breaststroke at the U.S. Open Swimming Championships, a five-day meet that concluded Saturday.

COMMUNITY
Move More Challenge returns with inspiration, incentives to get active
Registration begins tomorrow for this year's Move More Challenge, stepping off in September. Use your Fitbit to track your steps, be eligible for prize drawings and earn an incentive for your 2017 health plan.
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Take Note
 
Emory Vaccine Center joins NIH clinical trial of investigational Zika vaccine
Emory Vaccine Center joins NIH clinical trial of investigational Zika vaccine

Goizueta's Ilia Dichev, Grace Pownall receive awards from American Accounting Association
Goizueta's Ilia Dichev, Grace Pownall receive awards from American Accounting Association

Carlos Reads book club announces fall lineup focused on Shakespeare
Carlos Reads book club announces fall lineup focused on Shakespeare

Rollins professor Felipe Lobelo appointed to Action for Healthy Kids board
Rollins professor Felipe Lobelo appointed to Action for Healthy Kids board

Reminder: University faculty, staff must renew parking permits by Aug. 31
Reminder: University faculty, staff must renew parking permits by Aug. 31
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Emory Insider
 
Emory Insider

 

Searching for a healthy snack? Emory offers special vending machines stocked with nutritious snacks like trail mix, yogurt, fruit, milk, water and more. See the list of healthy vending locations.
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In The News
 
Feds open talks on growing human organs in animals

 

Feds open talks on growing human organs in animals
Aug. 6 |  Paul Root Wolpe |  CNN

How sexual harassment in the C-suite poisons company culture

 

How sexual harassment in the C-suite poisons company culture
Aug. 5 |  Melissa Williams |  Fortune

NIH launches Zika vaccine trial

 

NIH launches Zika vaccine trial
Aug. 3 |  Srilatha Edupuganti |  USA Today

The states where third-party candidates perform best

 

The states where third-party candidates perform best
Aug. 2 |  Alan Abramowitz |  The Atlantic
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Featured Events
 
Canvas Boot Camp

 

Canvas Boot Camp
Learn the basics of Canvas to prepare for the transition to Emory's new learning management system; workshop also offered Aug. 11-12.
When: Aug. 10, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
WaterHub Tours

 

WaterHub Tours
Explore Emory's innovative water reclamation facility with student-led tours, also Aug. 16 at 10 a.m.
When: Aug. 11, 2:00 p.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
Emory Farmers Market: Tomato Fest

 

Emory Farmers Market: Tomato Fest
Enjoy fresh tomatoes and purchase local produce, organic food and more from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
When: Aug. 23, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Hall Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Financial Wellness: College Financial Planning
When: Aug. 10, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Information Session: School of Nursing DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program
When: Aug. 10, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Aug.
 
Evening MBA Information Breakfast
When: Aug. 11, 7:45 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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Aug.
 
Parenting Your Teen: Success in School
When: Aug. 11, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Aug.
 
Parenting Your Child with Special Needs: Regarding Education
When: Aug. 16, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Aug.
 
Winship Grand Rounds: Cancer Associated Thrombosis
When: Aug. 17, 7:30 a.m.
Where: Winship Cancer Institute, Room C5012
Admission: Free
 
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Caregivers Network: Caregiver Guilt-Free Vacation
When: Aug. 17, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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World Music Day
When: Aug. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Civil and Human Rights
Admission: $25 adults; $15 children; $20 seniors, students, educators
 
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Healthy Winship Free Lecture: Family History and Genetic Counseling
When: Aug. 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Winship Cancer Institute, John H. Kauffman Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Rollins School of Public Health Town Hall: Strengthening the RSPH Community and Beyond
When: Aug. 25, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Grace Crum Rollins Building, Rita Anne Rollins Room
Admission: Free
 
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