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Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016
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HONORS
Emory senior, recent graduate named 2017 Schwarzman Scholars
Emory senior Caiwei Huang and alumnus Zihao Zhang are among 129 students from across the globe awarded Schwarzman Scholarships for graduate study next year in China. They are Emory's first Schwarzman Scholars.

 

COMMUNITY
Campus holiday drives offer diverse ways to give back
From donating toys for children to providing food for families, there are many ways to join the Emory community in helping those in need during the holidays.

 

TECHNOLOGY
Trainings abound to help Emory faculty transition to Canvas
Emory's Canvas transition team, charged with helping faculty convert from Blackboard to the Canvas learning management system, is gearing up for another wave of classes and individual sessions.

 

RESEARCH
Upward mobility boosts immunity in monkeys
The chronic stress of life with low social status can alter the immune system of rhesus macaques, even in the absence of other risk factors, according to a new study conducted at Emory's Yerkes National Primate Research Center.

TEACHING
How Emory is redesigning nursing education
At the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, a new curriculum built around the care continuum across the lifespan prepares students to shape the future of health care.
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Quilt on the Quad for World AIDS Day
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On Dec. 1, World AIDS Day, Emory once again hosted the nation's largest collegiate display of panels from the AIDS Memorial Quilt. Hundreds of panels, each handmade in honor of someone who died from AIDS, covered the grass for the 12th annual Quilt on the Quad event. View more photos.

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
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Emory welcomed the holiday season with A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, held Friday, Dec. 2, and Saturday, Dec. 3, in Glenn Memorial Auditorium. A tradition since 1935, the service featured Christmas choral music with readings by special guests from the Emory community. See more photos.

The Bard and Poetry
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As Shakespeare's First Folio nears the end of its visit to campus, the Emory community gathered Dec. 5 for "The Bard and Poetry," an evening of readings from acclaimed poets Natasha Trethewey, Kevin Young and Jericho Brown. You can see the First Folio at the Michael C. Carlos Museum through Dec. 11. View more photos.
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Take Note
 
School of Public Health receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for research in global health and development
School of Public Health receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for research in global health and development

Emory Law offers spring semester courses open to Emory employees
Emory Law offers spring semester courses open to Emory employees

Sustainability Case Competition winners create plans to mitigate Georgia's water crisis
Sustainability Case Competition winners create plans to mitigate Georgia's water crisis

Registration now open for 9th annual Winship Oncology Nursing Symposium
Registration now open for 9th annual Winship Oncology Nursing Symposium
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Emory Insider: Benefits
 
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Get ready for cold and flu season: Emory's WorkLife Resource Center has compiled information and resources to help you prepare for cold and flu season. Learn about flu shots, tips to stay healthy and ways to keep from infecting others if you do get sick.
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In The News
 
Are Jews white?

 

Are Jews white?
Dec. 5 |  Eric Goldstein |  The Atlantic

Facebook Live is reinventing the sales party

 

Facebook Live is reinventing the sales party
Dec. 2 |  David Schweidel |  Boston Globe

Philips deal could be first test for Atlanta mayoral candidates

 

Philips deal could be first test for Atlanta mayoral candidates
Dec. 2 |  Michael Leo Owens |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Featured Events
 
Financial Wellness: Holiday Budgeting

 

Financial Wellness: Holiday Budgeting
Join this live, online talk for guidance on how to budget sensibly for the added expenses of the holidays.
When: Dec. 7, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
WaterHub Tours

 

WaterHub Tours
Explore Emory's innovative water reclamation facility with student-led tours.
When: Dec. 7, 2:00 p.m.
Where: WaterHub on Peavine Drive
Admission: Free
Christmas with Atlanta Master Chorale

 

Christmas with Atlanta Master Chorale
Enjoy the Chorale's most popular concert of the season, with a second show Dec. 11 at 4 p.m.
When: Dec. 10, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $30; $25 discount categories; $10 students
 
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Canvas 101
When: Dec. 7, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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"Maintain, Don't Gain" Walking Group
When: Dec. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Lullwater Preserve
Admission: Free
 
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Career Webinar: Breaking into a Career in Tech
When: Dec. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Where Do We Go from Here? The Future of Scholarship and Activism
When: Dec. 7, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 102
Admission: Free
 
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It's the Neuron: How the Brain Really Works
When: Dec. 7, 1:30 p.m.
Where: PAIS, Room 290
Admission: Free
 
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Evening MBA Information Breakfast
When: Dec. 8, 7:45 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas Light: Syllabus, Files and Announcements Only
When: Dec. 8, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Before Computer Scientists Make Us Obsolete, Let's Take Advantage of Them
When: Dec. 8, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages Building, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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Parenting Your Teen: Relationships
When: Dec. 8, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Dec.
 
Carlos Museum Bookshop Holiday Sale
When: Dec. 9, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum
 
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Recognizing Bumps in the Road: Early Intervention Strategies for Young Children
When: Dec. 9, 12:00 p.m.
Where: James B. Williams Medical Education Building, 190P
Admission: Free
 
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Resilience to Adversity and the Early Origins of Disease
When: Dec. 9, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Integrated Visual Arts Co-majors Senior Seminar Gallery Opening
When: Dec. 9, 5:00 p.m.
Where: Visual Arts Gallery, Peavine Creek Drive
Admission: Free
 
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Santa's Favorite Chamber Music
When: Dec. 11, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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A Century of America's National Parks
When: Dec. 14, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, Seminar Room
Admission: Free
 
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