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Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016
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WORLD AIDS DAY
Emory experts take on the HIV paradox
A vaccine and better long-term treatment for HIV seem closer than ever before -- but rates among gay men in the South remain troubling.

 

HEALTH
Emory CFAR continues leadership in HIV prevention, clinical trials, drug discovery, treatment
On World AIDS Day, the Emory Center for AIDS Research remains committed to decreasing HIV incidence, improving the well-being of infected individuals, training the next generation of researchers and clinical leaders, and ultimately finding a vaccine and a cure for HIV.

 

LEADERSHIP
Rep. Price, doctor with Emory ties, tapped for Health and Human Services secretary
U.S. Rep. Tom Price (R-GA), an orthopedic surgeon trained at Emory, was named by the president-elect as his pick for Health and Human Services secretary. Price could have a key role in reshaping health care.

 

LITERATURE
Bid farewell to the First Folio
As Shakespeare's First Folio nears the end of its visit to Emory, two events Dec. 5 will celebrate the Bard's legacy, including a lecture by the director of the Folger Shakespeare Library and an evening with poets Natasha Trethewey, Kevin Young and Jericho Brown.

 

INNOVATION
Gift to Goizueta establishes program to study business, government
The Robson Foundation, named for former dean John E. Robson, has pledged $2.1 million to establish the John Robson Endowment for the Study of Business, Public Policy and Government at Goizueta Business School.

 

HISTORY
Rose Library acquires papers of Southern civil rights journalist Gene Patterson
Emory University has acquired the papers of the late Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Eugene Patterson, a significant voice for civil rights in the 1960s.

 

ACHIEVEMENT
Emory's Rolosense wins bronze in Collegiate Inventors Competition
Developed by Emory graduate student Aaron Blanchard and recent PhD Kevin Yehl, Rolosense -- the first rolling DNA motor -- took the bronze medal in the graduate division of the 2016 Collegiate Inventors Competition.

 

PREPAREDNESS
Safety reminder: What to do in the event of a campus emergency
An armed assault at Ohio State University prompts a reminder of what to do in the event of a public assault or active shooter on Emory's campus.
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Take Note
 
 Emory Johns Creek Hospital's Holiday Workshop to feature choral performances, crafts
Emory Johns Creek Hospital's Holiday Workshop to feature choral performances, crafts

Complete university-wide Diversity Engagement Survey by Dec. 15
Complete university-wide Diversity Engagement Survey by Dec. 15

Center for Faculty Excellence and Development seeks faculty books published in 2016
Center for Faculty Excellence and Development seeks faculty books published in 2016

Emory receives additional $100,000 gift from Axiom Bank to support brain disease research
Emory receives additional $100,000 gift from Axiom Bank to support brain disease research

Men's cross country team partners with South Fork Conservancy to improve Emory running trails
Men's cross country team partners with South Fork Conservancy to improve Emory running trails
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Emory Insider: Amenities
 
Emory Insider

 

Need rain gear? Woodruff Library loans umbrellas, just like books or other library materials. Students, faculty and staff with borrowing privileges may check out umbrellas from the Library Service desk for up to seven days.
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In The News
 
Traces of times lost

 

Traces of times lost
Nov. 29 |  Robyn Fivush |  The Atlantic

E-cigarettes: benefits and risks

 

E-cigarettes: benefits and risks
Nov. 29 |  Kristin Higgins |  Georgia Public Broadcasting

Why thunderstorm asthma is raining on Australia's parade

 

Why thunderstorm asthma is raining on Australia's parade
Nov. 29 |  Stefanie Sarnat |  The Observer
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Featured Events
 
A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

 

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
A beloved Emory tradition, this candlelit service features choral music and readings, with additional performances on Dec. 3 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
When: Dec. 2, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Glenn Memorial Auditorium
Admission: $20; $15 discount categories; $5 students
The Bard and Poetry

 

The Bard and Poetry
This closing celebration for Emory's exhibit of Shakespeare's First Folio features poets Natasha Trethewey, Kevin Young and Jericho Brown.
When: Dec. 5, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
WaterHub Tours

 

WaterHub Tours
Explore Emory's innovative water reclamation facility with student-led tours.
When: Dec. 6, 10:00 a.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Chamber Music Concert: Eugene Skovorodnikov, pianist
When: Dec. 2, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
02
Dec.
 
Everyday Democracy: Political Action Beyond the Ballot
When: Dec. 2, 2:15 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Room C201
Admission: Free
 
02
Dec.
 
Oxford Chorale Seasonal and Holiday Music
When: Dec. 2, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Chapel
Admission: $5
 
04
Dec.
 
Dance: Fieldwork Showcase
When: Dec. 4, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Dance Studio
Admission: $7
 
05
Dec.
 
Healthy Transitions: Planning for Retirement
When: Dec. 5, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Miller-Ward Alumni House, Governor's Hall
Admission: Free
 
05
Dec.
 
Special hours: First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare
When: Dec. 5, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
05
Dec.
 
Michael Witmore, Folger Shakespeare Library: "The Wonder of Will"
When: Dec. 5, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
05
Dec.
 
European Perspectives on the U.S. Election
When: Dec. 5, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages Building, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
05
Dec.
 
Dance Oxford
When: Dec. 5, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
06
Dec.
 
Emory Farmers Market
When: Dec. 6, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cox Bridge
Admission: Free
 
06
Dec.
 
Advent Service
When: Dec. 6, 11:05 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
06
Dec.
 
Louis de Corail, Consul General of France: Current Affairs in the Middle East, Africa and Europe
When: Dec. 6, 4:00 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
07
Dec.
 
Canvas 101
When: Dec. 7, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
07
Dec.
 
"Maintain, Don't Gain" Walking Group
When: Dec. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve
Admission: Free
 
07
Dec.
 
Career Webinar: Breaking into a Career in Tech
When: Dec. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
07
Dec.
 
Financial Wellness: Holiday Budgeting
When: Dec. 7, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
08
Dec.
 
Canvas Light: Syllabus, Files and Announcements Only
When: Dec. 8, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
08
Dec.
 
Parenting Your Teen: Relationships
When: Dec. 8, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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