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Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016
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INTERNATIONAL
Photo contest showcases Emory students' work around the world
The annual Master's of Development Practice photo contest illustrates the impact Emory students are making in communities across the globe.

 

HONORS
Winship hematologist honored as MPN Hero
Elliott Winton, MD, veteran hematologist with Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, received a 2016 MPN Hero award in recognition of his commitment to researching and caring for patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs), a group of rare blood cancers.

 

INNOVATION
Pilot program uses physicians in Australia for Atlanta eICU monitoring
Emory's eICU has taken remote medical care international through a pilot program with Macquarie University's MQ Health in Sydney, Australia. Team members in Australia can cover the eICU night shift in Atlanta during what is for them the day shift.

 

GRATITUDE
EmoryThanks video highlights appreciation for donors
Students, faculty, staff and alumni joined together Nov. 17 to thank Emory's more than 35,000 donors for all the great things they make possible.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Emory nurse receives National Magnet Nurse of the Year Award
Sharon Vanairsdale, program director of the Serious Communicable Diseases Unit at Emory University Hospital and adjunct professor at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, received the Magnet Nurse of the Year Award for Exemplary Professional Practice by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

EVENTS
Campus events celebrate the holiday season
Emory welcomes the return of several beloved traditions this December, with opportunities to enjoy classic holiday tunes and even see Santa himself.
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Take Note
 
Emory Conference Center hotel offers special holiday rates for Emory employees
Emory Conference Center hotel offers special holiday rates for Emory employees

Enroll in Center for Faculty Development and Excellence writing groups by Nov. 23
Enroll in Center for Faculty Development and Excellence writing groups by Nov. 23

New safety app now available to Emory community
New safety app now available to Emory community
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Emory Insider: Amenities
 
Emory Insider

 

Dining over Thanksgiving Break: Emory Dining facilities will have modified schedules Wednesday through Sunday. See what's open and when if you are planning to eat on campus.
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In The News
 
How to beat the fear of flying

 

How to beat the fear of flying
Nov. 22 |  Barbara Rothbaum |  BBC

Georgia lawmaker drops no-mask proposal after Muslim backlash

 

Georgia lawmaker drops no-mask proposal after Muslim backlash
Nov. 17 |  Michael Perry |  Associated Press

The judge who saved Trump's campaign

 

The judge who saved Trump's campaign
Nov. 17 |  George Shepherd |  CNN
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Featured Events
 
WaterHub Tours

 

WaterHub Tours
Explore Emory's innovative water reclamation facility with student-led tours, also Nov. 30 at 2 p.m.
When: Nov. 29, 10:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
Emory Jazz Ensembles

 

Emory Jazz Ensembles
Gary Motley, director of jazz studies, directs the Emory Big Band and Jazz Combos in concert.
When: Nov. 29, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
AntiquiTea: Shakespeare's Sonnets and Poems

 

AntiquiTea: Shakespeare's Sonnets and Poems
Enjoy tea and scones as graduate student Justin Shaw investigates Shakespeare's use of classical sources in his poetry.
When: Dec. 1, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
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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The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority
When: Nov. 28, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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The Arab Conquests and the Rise of Islam
When: Nov. 28, 6:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 207
Admission: Free
 
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Brian Eno's "Music for Airports": The Nature of Ambient Music
When: Nov. 28, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Seminar Room
Admission: Free
 
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Coffee with a Cop
When: Nov. 28, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Haygood Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Nov.
 
Emory Farmers Market
When: Nov. 29, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
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Nov.
 
Advent Service: Hanging of the Greens
When: Nov. 29, 11:05 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas 101
When: Nov. 30, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Advent Organ Recital
When: Nov. 30, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "The Peanuts Movie" (2015)
When: Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Current Affairs in the Middle East, Africa and Europe
When: Dec. 1, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
3D Modeling 101
When: Dec. 1, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall, TechLab
Admission: Free
 
02
Dec.
 
Chamber Music Concert: Eugene Skovorodnikov, pianist
When: Dec. 2, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
When: Dec. 2, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Auditorium
Admission: $20; $15 discount categories; $5 students
 
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