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Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016
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TEACHING
Emory Law students learn the theater of the courtroom
Adjunct professor Janet Metzger teaches a course where drama and the law combine, helping aspiring attorneys become confident, persuasive storytellers.

 

HEALTH
CHAMPS adds three new sites, expanding global health surveillance network to six countries
Led by the Emory Global Health Institute, the Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance Network strives to understand why young children die. New sites in Kenya, Ethiopia and Bangladesh will join ongoing efforts in South Africa, Mali and Mozambique.

 

RESEARCH
NIH grants Emory $5.4M to continue work in Udall Parkinson's Disease Research Center
Emory University will receive more than $1 million each year for the next five years from the National Institutes of Health, with a goal of developing more effective Parkinson's disease treatments that have fewer side effects.

 

INTERNATIONAL
Global internship program takes liberal arts into the workplace
Emory's new global internship program offers options for students who are interested in study abroad, but prioritize internships, or for those who have studied abroad before and want a different experience.

 

FACULTY
Emory College establishes new standards for tenure
Emory College of Arts and Sciences recently announced new standards for tenure that will require excellence in both teaching and research for assistant professors seeking to be promoted to associate professors.

 

ETHICS
Unique practicum provides deeper understanding of Emory Honor Code
Emory students serving on the Honor Council gain in-depth insight through a new practicum devoted to exploring research on academic integrity, the need for honor systems and the impact of violating them.
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Emory Cares Day
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Hundreds of Emory students, alumni, faculty and staff united to help communities across Atlanta and around the world for Emory Cares International Service Day on Saturday, Nov. 12. See more photos from local projects.
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Take Note
 
University Senate, Faculty Council post October meeting summaries; committee members sought
University Senate, Faculty Council post October meeting summaries; committee members sought

Emory Dance Company presents new work by visiting artists in 'Near and Far'
Emory Dance Company presents new work by visiting artists in 'Near and Far'

Emory, CDC launch free online course on health in humanitarian emergencies
Emory, CDC launch free online course on health in humanitarian emergencies

Volleball players selected for 2016 All-America Team
Volleball players selected for 2016 All-America Team
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Emory Insider: Benefits
 
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Discounts on holiday travel: If you are headed out of town for the holidays, check out Sparkfly, Emory's partner for employee discounts, for reduced rates on hotels, car rentals, airport parking and more.
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In The News
 
How to argue fairly and without rancor (Hello, Thanksgiving!)

 

How to argue fairly and without rancor (Hello, Thanksgiving!)
Nov. 16 |  George Yancy |  New York Times

Donald Trump won only by undermining an already broken democracy

 

Donald Trump won only by undermining an already broken democracy
Nov. 16 |  Alan Abramowitz |  The Nation

Holding a baby can make you feel bodaciously high -- and it's a scientific mystery

 

Holding a baby can make you feel bodaciously high -- and it's a scientific mystery
Nov. 15 |  James K. Rilling |  Business Insider
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Featured Events
 
Caregiver Connection Open House

 

Caregiver Connection Open House
Learn about the variety of benefits and services that can help employees who serve as caregivers for adult loved ones.
When: Nov. 18, 11:00 a.m.
Where: 1599 Clifton Road Building, Room 1.432
Admission: Free
Atlanta Music Festival Gala Concert

 

Atlanta Music Festival Gala Concert
Hear opera stars Jessye Norman and Timothy Miller along with the Vega String Quartet, the Spelman and Morehouse Glee Clubs, the Meridian Chorale and historian Taylor Branch.
When: Nov. 18, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: $25 general admission; $18 students
Emory Wind Ensemble and Emory University Symphony Orchestra

 

Emory Wind Ensemble and Emory University Symphony Orchestra
Emory musicians share the stage with winners of this year's Concerto and Aria Competition.
When: Nov. 19, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Transgender Day of Remembrance
When: Nov. 17, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Church, Little Chapel
Admission: Free
 
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Literature is Alive @ Emory: Q&A with Women Writers
When: Nov. 18, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Kemp Malone Library, Callaway N30
Admission: Free
 
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Literature is Alive @ Emory: Innovative Women's Writing
When: Nov. 18, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Barnes & Noble @ Emory, Oxford Road Presentation Room
Admission: Free
 
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Emory Dance Company: 'Near and Far'
When: Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: $15; $12 discount category members; $8 students
 
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Black Queer Poetics: Affirming Self, Spirit and Sexuality
When: Nov. 21, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Hormones and Primate Sexuality: A Look Back to the Future
When: Nov. 21, 4:00 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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Brian Eno's "Music for Airports": The Nature of Ambient Music
When: Nov. 21, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Seminar Room
Admission: Free
 
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"Maintain, Don't Gain" Walking Group
When: Nov. 23, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve
Admission: Free
 
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WaterHub Tours
When: Nov. 29, 10:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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