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Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016
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YOUR HEALTH
Starting this week, Emory employees are 'Moving More' again
The 2016 Move More Challenge is now underway, with approximately 9,200 employees from Emory University and Emory Healthcare pledging to track their steps with Fitbits and add more physical activity to their daily routine. Learn about special activities and tips to increase your steps.

 

LEADERSHIP
Rus Drew to serve as Emory's new police chief
Rus Drew has been named Emory's new police chief, effective Nov. 1. Drew comes to Emory from Columbus State University, where he has served as the school's top law enforcement officer for 10 years.

 

SIMULATION
Emory leads two-day radiation response exercise at Emory University Hospital and Dobbins Air Reserve Base
A two-day, full-scale exercise tested Emory's capability as a Radiation Injury Treatment Network center in coordination with Dobbins Air Reserve Base and 15 other health care and government agencies.

 

RELIGION
Candler to ponder 'unfinished worlds' with eminent theologian Jurgen Moltmann
Emory's Candler School of Theology will host world-renowned German theologian Jurgen Moltmann for a conference on issues of contemporary theology, the church and the world. "Unfinished Worlds: Jurgen Moltmann at 90" takes place Oct. 19-20.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
For African physician, Emory was a launching pad
As a Foege Fellow in Global Health at Emory's School of Public Health, physician Landry Dongmo Tsague had the idea for an open source medical journal for African scientists. Ten years later that dream is a reality.

 

PROFILE
Mike Bartell: Finding 'Ultimate' success on U.S. National Team
Emory sophomore Mike Bartell traveled to Poland over the summer to compete in the World Junior Ultimate Championship, helping the U.S. bring home the gold medal.
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Homecoming 2016
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"Camp Swoop" is the theme for this year's Homecoming activities hosted by the Student Programming Council. All week, students have been getting into the summer camp spirit with tents, tie-dye, friendship bracelets, s'mores, a talent show and more. See additional photos.
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Take Note
 
Volunteer on Saturday to help make Homecoming a zero-waste event
Volunteer on Saturday to help make Homecoming a zero-waste event

Take the Iron/SAAC Challenge and show your mettle
Take the Iron/SAAC Challenge and show your mettle

Candler named to 'Seminaries that Change the World' for fourth time
Candler named to 'Seminaries that Change the World' for fourth time

Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital receives Magnet designation for superior nursing practices
Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital receives Magnet designation for superior nursing practices
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Emory Insider: Resources
 
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Oxford Organic Farm: Buy a subscription to the Oxford College Organic Farm community-supported agriculture program to get fresh vegetables that you pick up weekly at locations on both the Oxford and Emory campuses. Subscriptions for the fall season start Thursday, Sept. 29.
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In The News
 
Tech, Emory move up in World University Rankings

 

Tech, Emory move up in World University Rankings
Sept. 21 |  Emory University |  Atlanta Business Chronicle

Suicide risk factors vary for children and young teens

 

Suicide risk factors vary for children and young teens
Sept. 20 |  Nadine Kaslow |  MedPage Today

'Blood money': Lawmakers want answers for EpiPen price surge

 

'Blood money': Lawmakers want answers for EpiPen price surge
Sept. 20 |  David Howard |  CBS News
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Featured Events
 
Homecoming Parade, Festival and Concert

 

Homecoming Parade, Festival and Concert
Parade steps off at 2 p.m., followed by the festival at 2:30 p.m. and a concert by Smash Mouth at 3:30 p.m.
When: Sept. 24, 2:00 p.m.
Where: McDonough Field & Asbury Circle
Admission: Free
Tick Tock: Caregivers Reclaim Your Clock

 

Tick Tock: Caregivers Reclaim Your Clock
Get expert tips for freeing up time, managing expectations and addressing competing demands.
When: Sept. 27, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Room 203
Admission: Free
Transforming an Emory Original: Carlos Hall 1916-2016

 

Transforming an Emory Original: Carlos Hall 1916-2016
Clark Poling, professor of art history emeritus and former director of the Carlos Museum, celebrates the building's 100th anniversary.
When: Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
The Too-Busy City: Atlanta and Urbanity

 

The Too-Busy City: Atlanta and Urbanity
Learn about developments in Atlanta's history including the expressway network, MARTA and the 1996 Olympic Games.
When: Sept. 29, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Seminar Room
Admission: Free
 
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Bate-Papo: Portuguese Conversation Hour
When: Sept. 23, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Longstreet-Means Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Disability Studies Initiative: "A Body, Undone: Living on After Great Pain"
When: Sept. 23, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 110
Admission: Free
 
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Comparative Decision-Making in Non-Human Primates
When: Sept. 23, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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13th Annual J. Willis Hurst History of Medicine Symposium
When: Sept. 24, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Medical Education Building, Room 110
Admission: Free but registration required
 
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Clarinet Meets Guitar: An Evening of Shubert, Piazzola and More
When: Sept. 24, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Emory-Glenn Day
When: Sept. 25, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Sanctuary and Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Women's Soccer: Emory vs. Centre College
When: Sept. 25, 1:00 p.m.
Where: McDonough Field
Admission: Free
 
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Whitewashing the South: White Memories of Segregation and Civil Rights
When: Sept. 26, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Philip Thomson on Piano
When: Sept. 26, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Music & Storytelling: An Evening with Anna & Elizabeth
When: Sept. 26, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Studio
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas 101
When: Sept. 27, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Writing Punjabi Across Borders
When: Sept. 27, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Callaway Center, Room S-319
Admission: Free
 
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Religion and Public Health Community of Scholars Reception
When: Sept. 27, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Grace Crum Rollins Building, Rita Ann Rollins Room (864)
Admission: Free
 
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Evening MBA Insight Night
When: Sept. 27, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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Men's Soccer: Emory vs. Piedmont College
When: Sept. 27, 7:00 p.m.
Where: McDonough Field
Admission: Free
 
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Dean's Lecture: Gerardo Marti discusses "'I Was a Muslim': Preaching, Legitimation and Identity Management in a Southern Evangelical Church"
When: Sept. 28, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Beyond the Basics: Maximizing the Potential of Instructional Technologies in the Classroom
When: Sept. 28, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Modern Languages, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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Knee Injuries in Young Athletes Live Chat
When: Sept. 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Domain in the Second Language Classroom
When: Sept. 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Room 136
Admission: Free
 
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Mixed Blessing: Faith Communities, Food Pantries and the Lived Realities of Food Insecurity in the Southern United States
When: Sept. 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Ethics, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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Linguistics Meet & Greet Social Hour
When: Sept. 28, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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Faith and Economic Justice
When: Sept. 28, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Art21: "Art in the 21st Century" Screening
When: Sept. 28, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Visual Arts Building on Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Buddha in a Shopping Bag
When: Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "Popeye" (1980)
When: Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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GEAC Brownbag Event: Teaching with Archives
When: Sept. 29, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Kemp Malone Library
Admission: Free
 
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Selecting and Evaluating Quality Child Care
When: Sept. 29, 12:00 p.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road, Room 1.432
Admission: Free
 
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Neil Asks: What Do History and Poetry Reveal about Ourselves? Featuring Natasha Trethewey, Kevin Young, and Joe Crespino in conversation
When: Sept. 29, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Rose Library
Admission: Free
 
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