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Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017
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LEADERSHIP
Presidential inauguration events link Emory's past, present and bold future
Community is at the center of public events planned to celebrate the Feb. 8 inauguration of Emory President Claire E. Sterk as the university's 20th president and first female chief executive.

 

INSPIRATION
Lipstadt surprises airplane passengers watching 'Denial'
Traveling from London to Seattle, Emory historian Deborah Lipstadt was surprised to discover she was part of the in-flight entertainment, so she introduced herself to passengers watching "Denial," the film about her battle with a Holocaust denier.

 

NUTRITION
Emory cardiologist helps rank nation's top diets
Emory cardiologist Laurence Sperling served on a U.S. News & World Report panel appraising some of the country's most popular diets.

 

CREATIVITY
Billops-Hatch exhibit events kick off with artist, scholar Fahamu Pecou
Emory's Rose Library hosts a series of public events supporting "Still Raising Hell: The Art, Activism and Archives of Camille Billops and James V. Hatch." The free events will take place at Emory and in other Atlanta venues.

 

HEALTH CARE
Research, resources help hemophilia patients live longer, healthier lives
Doctors predicted Bob Harris would never reach adulthood. Now 66, he is alive because of a surge in research and knowledge around hemophilia, and his grandson, Mason, who also has the disease, can expect a brighter future in part due to his family's advocacy.

PROFILE
Marie Marquardt: Telling immigrant stories through young adult novels
In her new novel, "The Radius of Us," Marie Marquardt, scholar-in-residence at Candler School of Theology, examines the hardships Latin American teens face fleeing gang violence and seeking asylum in the U.S.
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Take Note
 
2017 Emory Creativity & Arts Awards winners announced
2017 Emory Creativity & Arts Awards winners announced

Emory Saint Joseph's and Emory Johns Creek hospitals adopt families in need
Emory Saint Joseph's and Emory Johns Creek hospitals adopt families in need

Emory Pre-College Program hosts information session Jan. 24
Emory Pre-College Program hosts information session Jan. 24

Deadline approaches for proposals for joint research in Sao Paulo, Brazil
Deadline approaches for proposals for joint research in Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Emory Insider: Resources
 
Emory Insider

 

Free online classes: Through Lynda.com, Emory faculty, staff and students have free access to more than 4,000 online video courses related to technology, business and professional skills. Tutorials include many popular software programs and digital tools.
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In The News
 
Trump's feud with John Lewis echoes a long, difficult relationship with African Americans

 

Trump's feud with John Lewis echoes a long, difficult relationship with African Americans
Jan. 15 |  Andra Gillespie |  Washington Post

Atlanta area universities show the way on food sustainability

 

Atlanta area universities show the way on food sustainability
Jan. 12 |  Peggy Barlett and Kip Hardy |  Atlanta Journal-Constitution

How Monday resolutions can help you beat the odds

 

How Monday resolutions can help you beat the odds
Jan. 11 |  Colleen McBride |  WAGA-TV
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Featured Events
 
University Priorities: Deeper Engagement with Atlanta

 

University Priorities: Deeper Engagement with Atlanta
Share ideas about how Emory can be more engaged with the Atlanta community in the second of four faculty-led sessions focusing on the university's emerging priorities. Events continue through Friday.
When: Jan. 18, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Ballroom
Admission: Free
Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at Oxford College

 

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at Oxford College
Hear Emory alumna Rev. Avis Williams speak, along with readings from King and other civil rights leaders and music from several choirs.
When: Jan. 18, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Old Church
Admission: Free
2016 U.S. Presidential Election: Perspectives from International Election Observers

 

2016 U.S. Presidential Election: Perspectives from International Election Observers
Election experts offer observations and insights about the 2016 presidential election in the context of international election standards.
When: Jan. 20, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Woodruff LIbrary, Jones Room
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas 101 Online-Only Session
When: Jan. 18, 9:00 a.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Diabesity (Diabetes-Obesity) in Latinos: An Emerging Epidemic
When: Jan. 18, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1000
Admission: Free
 
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Caregivers Network: "Resolution Solutions: A 12 Month Caregiving Plan"
When: Jan. 18, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Film screening: "My Best Girl" (1927)
When: Jan. 18, 7:30 p.m.
Where: White Hall, Room 208
Admission: Free
 
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U.S. Army Surgical Care: Personal Observations and Advancements Over 25 Years
When: Jan. 19, 7:00 a.m.
Where: Emory University Hospital, Auditorium
Admission: Free
 
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Geriatrics Grand Rounds
When: Jan. 19, 7:30 a.m.
Where: Wesley Woods Health Center, 5th Floor Conference Room
Admission: Free
 
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Service of the Word: Letter to MLK
When: Jan. 19, 11:05 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
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University Priorities: Global Health Innovation
When: Jan. 19, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Rollins School of Public Health, Rita Ann Rollins Room
Admission: Free
 
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25th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Service Awards
When: Jan. 19, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Goizueta Business School, Room W252
Admission: Free
 
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Canvas for TAs
When: Jan. 19, 4:15 p.m.
Where: Woodruff Library, Room 312
Admission: Free
 
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Reading and book signing: Marie Marquardt, "The Radius of Us"
When: Jan. 19, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Barnes & Noble @ Emory
Admission: Free
 
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Noble Marbles Lecture: "Stuart and Revett and the Antiquities of Athens"
When: Jan. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Care and Resources for Diabetic-related Vision Loss
When: Jan. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Going The Distance: Long Distance Caregiving Tools for Success
When: Jan. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Online
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Brahms Piano Quintet
When: Jan. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Michael C. Carlos Museum, Ackerman Hall
Admission: Free
 
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University Priorities: Enhancing the Impact of the Woodruff Health Sciences Center
When: Jan. 20, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Cox Hall Ballroom
Admission: Free
 
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Text Analysis for Social Scientists
When: Jan. 20, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Modern Languages Building, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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Voices of Inner Strength Gospel Choir Performance
When: Jan. 20, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Dobbs University Center, Coca-Cola Commons
Admission: Free
 
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Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
When: Jan. 20, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: $60; $48 discount category members; $10 Emory students
 
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Swimming and Diving Senior Day: Emory vs. University of West Florida and Delta State
When: Jan. 21, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Woodruff P.E. Center
Admission: Free
 
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Atlanta Community Choral Festival
When: Jan. 21, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, Emerson Concert Hall
Admission: Free
 
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University Worship: Celebrating the Life of Martin Luther King Jr.
When: Jan. 22, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cannon Chapel, Sanctuary
Admission: Free
 
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A Spirit of Charity: Restoring the Bond between America and Its Public Hospitals
When: Jan. 23, 11:30 a.m.
Where: The Luce Center, First Floor Classroom
Admission: $7
 
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"The General History of China" and the Earliest Translations of Chinese Fiction into English
When: Jan. 23, 11:30 a.m.
Where: Modern Languages, Room 201
Admission: Free
 
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Justin Quinn: Irish Poetry in the World
When: Jan. 23, 4:00 p.m.
Where: Callaway Memorial Center, Kemp Malone Library
Admission: Free
 
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The Seamless Garment of Life: Exploring the Catholic Church's Ethic From Birth to Death
When: Jan. 23, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Candler School of Theology, Rita Anne Rollins Building, Room 252
Admission: Free
 
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Concert: Brad Howard, singer, and Will Ransom, piano
When: Jan. 23, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford College, Williams Hall
Admission: Free
 
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Sociocultural and Psychological Perspectives on Bilingualism
When: Jan. 24, 12:00 p.m.
Where: Center for Mind, Brain and Culture
Admission: Free; limited attendance by registration only
 
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Poetry reading: Justin Quinn
When: Jan. 24, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Oxford Road Building, Living Room
Admission: Free
 
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Billops-Hatch event series: interSessions, hosted by artist Fahamu Pecou
When: Jan. 24, 6:00 p.m.
Where: The Gathering Spot, 384 Northyards Blvd. NW #190
Admission: Free
 
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