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For Faculty and Staff of Emory University
Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017
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ENGAGEMENT
Community meetings will explore Emory's emerging priorities
Join the conversation with faculty-facilitated sessions held daily from Jan. 17-20 to hone in on Emory's emerging priorities, identified through extensive input from the community.

 

SUPPORT
Emory Research Advocacy Network launches to build grassroots support
The new Emory Research Advocacy Network is a grassroots effort engaging Emory's students, alumni, patients, staff and neighbors to support groundbreaking research and the next generation of scientists. 

 

CELEBRATION
Emory honors MLK Jr. through community service, special events
Emory's annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy will feature several prominent speakers and a "Day On" for volunteering at a variety of nonprofit organizations.

TEACHING
Spring courses examine evidence, timely topics
As concern over Zika continues, environmental scientist Uriel Kitron, shown working in Brazil, teams up with historian Jeffrey Lesser and Portuguese lecturer Ana Teixeira to teach "Metropolis, Migration and Mosquitoes." Explore a sample of spring classes, from first-year seminars to graduate courses, that are timely, creative or just plain cool.

 

HEALTH CARE
Emory University Hospital Midtown opens new, state-of-the-art ICU
Emory University Hospital Midtown is opening a new 18-bed, state-of-the-art intensive care unit, complete with e-ICU technology, a team theater and spacious rooms designed with the patient and family in mind.

 

PROFILE
Karen Salisbury: Serving Emory with heart and humor
Karen Salisbury has served Emory for three decades, from Campus Life to Campus Services to the 1996 Summer Olympic Games, even meeting her husband here. As she prepares to retire, she reflects on work she's loved.

ACHIEVEMENT
Chemist awarded 2017 Dirac Medal
Francesco Evangelista, assistant professor of chemistry, has won the 2017 Dirac Medal, one of the world's most prestigious awards for theoretical and computational chemists under 40.
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Photo Gallery
 
Emory on ice
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While Emory missed the snow originally forecast for Friday, the campus sparkled Saturday under a light coating of ice. The university closed Jan. 6-7 due to weather concerns, but reopened Jan. 8 in time for students to move in for the new semester. View more photos.
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Take Note
 
Nominate outstanding faculty, staff for Jefferson Award by Feb. 9
Nominate outstanding faculty, staff for Jefferson Award by Feb. 9

Join the Lose Big Challenge at Blomeyer Health Fitness Center
Join the Lose Big Challenge at Blomeyer Health Fitness Center

Budd Terrace named a Best Nursing Home by U.S. News & World Report
Budd Terrace named a Best Nursing Home by U.S. News & World Report

Second 'Audacious Idea Night' held at Goizueta Business School
Second 'Audacious Idea Night' held at Goizueta Business School
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Emory Insider: Benefits
 
Emory Insider

 

Free flu vaccines: An annual flu vaccine is the first and best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu. Emory faculty and staff who are on the Emory medical plan (and their covered dependents) can receive a free flu vaccine. Learn more about your options.
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In The News
 
Obama's final report card: Did he live up to his promise?

 

Obama's final report card: Did he live up to his promise?
Jan. 10 |  Dorothy Brown |  CNN

The voter fraud case Jeff Sessions lost

 

The voter fraud case Jeff Sessions lost
Jan. 9 |  Allen Tullos |  New York Times

The U.S. spends more on health care than any other country. Here's what we're buying.

 

The U.S. spends more on health care than any other country. Here's what we're buying.
Dec. 27 |  Ken Thorpe |  Washington Post
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Featured Events
 
Financial Wellness: Planning Your Finances for 2017

 

Financial Wellness: Planning Your Finances for 2017
Learn tips to get you off on the right financial foot for 2017. Online talks are also recorded and sent to all who register.
When: Jan. 11, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
NAACP President Cornell Brooks: "Why We Can't Wait: Civil Rights on the Eve of the Trump Inauguration"

 

NAACP President Cornell Brooks: "Why We Can't Wait: Civil Rights on the Eve of the Trump Inauguration"
The president and CEO of the NAACP will speak at Emory Law's Martin Luther King Jr. celebration.
When: Jan. 12, 6:30 p.m.
Where: School of Law, Gambrell Hall, Tull Auditorium
Admission: Free
Concert: "Cycles of Love: Beginnings, Middles and Endings"

 

Concert: "Cycles of Love: Beginnings, Middles and Endings"
Emory's Bradley Howard, tenor, and University of Missouri faculty member Lee David Thompson, piano, perform.
When: Jan. 12, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas 101
When: Jan. 11, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Center for Faculty Development and Excellence Office Hours with Donna Troka
When: Jan. 11, 10:00 a.m.
Where: School of Nursing, Room 425
Admission: Free
 
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Doctor Live Chats: Lung Cancer Risk Factors, CT Lung Screening, Symptoms and Therapy
When: Jan. 11, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Migrating Courses From Blackboard to Canvas
When: Jan. 11, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 314
Admission: Free
 
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Advances in our Understanding of the Pathophysiology and Treatment of Sepsis and Critical Illness
When: Jan. 12, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Evening MBA Information Breakfast
When: Jan. 12, 7:45 a.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School
Admission: Free
 
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Parenting Your Teen: Teen Social Issues
When: Jan. 12, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Antibiotics as Microbiome Disruptors, and Their Consequences
When: Jan. 12, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Health Sciences Research Building
Admission: Free
 
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Transforming Public Health Surveillance to Achieve the Global Health Security Agenda
When: Jan. 13, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Women's Basketball: Emory vs. Washington University
When: Jan. 13, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff P.E. Center
Admission: Free
 
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Men's Basketball: Emory vs. Washington University
When: Jan. 13, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff P.E. Center
Admission: Free
 
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Men's Basketball: Emory vs. Chicago
When: Jan. 15, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff P.E. Center
Admission: Free
 
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Women's Basketball: Emory vs. Chicago
When: Jan. 15, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff P.E. Center
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas 101: Online Only Session
When: Jan. 17, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Parenting Your Child with Special Needs: Goal Setting
When: Jan. 17, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Observance: Bree Newsome, keynote
When: Jan. 17, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Winship Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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